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Ethical and tax regulations that affect the work of CPAs

I need help to write 2 pages of the following: List and describe three concepts that enhance the mind of the CPA. In summary, the answer will show three things for creativity and three things for vigilance (total of six bullets with descriptions). Please provide a more specific example that demonstrates something more specifi

Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Please help to answer the following questions in a reflective journal. What are some ethical issues in the workplace? What does the employment relationship involve? What are some issues with downsizing, health and safety and acceptable risk? What are employers' rights and responsibilities regarding discrimination, diversity,

Xerox Corporation

Discuss Xerox's history, level in the market, Code of Ethics, implementation, and audit.

Case Study: Ethical issues facing Wal-Mart

Review the attached Case Study "Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10 Percent Employee Discount." Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author. Discuss ethical issues facing Wal-Mart dealing with, "off-the-clock-work," sexual discrimination, health benefits, the role of unions, the use of undocumented workers, as well as iss

Business article critique

I need help on how to write an article critique from a journal with topics relating to organizational theory. Review an article from one of the journals listed below that relates to a topic of interest in organizational theory. The article should not be more than five years old. Select an article that has sufficient content t

Biblical and Secular Ethical Principles

What are the ethical implications for managers not collecting proper data in sufficient scope and quantity before planning? What biblical and secular ethical principles support your assertions?

What is Ethical Covert Research?

Ethical Covert Research Paul Spicker The Robert Gordon University, UK http://soc.sagepub.com/content/45/1/118 The president of your company, a 500-employee manufacturer of specialized medical instruments, is concerned with rumors about unionization of the company's manufacturing personnel. She has heard that employees ar

Ethical Compensation Dilemmas

Read the following dilemmas and then present your decision. Use the following questions to reach a decision: 1. Does the action involve intentional deception? 2. Does the action purposely benefit one party at the expense of another? 3. Is the action fair and just to all concerned? The Golden Rule not only dictates that

Ethical Principles in the Global Business Standards Codex

1) Discuss the eight ethical principles in the Global Business Standards Codex. Using these principles, describe an example of a company that does follow one of these principles, and then describe an example of a company that does not follow one of these principles. 2) Select three business ethics myths, and discuss why they

Ethical Practices and Legal Violations

WorldCom has been cited for violating ethical practices as well as legal violations. Examine why has there been such a relatively high number of incidences of this and what it says about the business environment that the United States operates in. Assignment Guidelines: WorldCom has been prosecuted for violating the law re

Companies Acting on their Ethical Codes

Please, I need help finding a news article regarding a business doing the "right thing." and writing notes about the corporate culture and ethics' impact and implications. Thanks.

Legal and Ethical Issues in Organizations: Issues and Prevention

Legal and ethical issues can arise in any organization. How might these issues be different? What sort of relationship exists between the two? Provide an example of each from current events. What might the organizations involved have done differently to prevent these legal and ethical issues

Ethical qualities

"It has been suggested that "ethical conduct" be formally incorporated as a general competency requirement for any job within the organization". Read the attached article about developing and screening for "character qualities", and discuss your thoughts about the feasibility of screening for character qualities (including ethic

Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making in Compliance Officer Role

Upon returning to the office after your discussion with peers at the Annual Compliance Officers Conference, you decide to further explore the topic of leadership. Specifically, you will research the theoretical bases of leadership and the various styles, including how they can affect the organization. Use the Library, Interne

You are the manager for the shipping department of a large manufacturing firm

You are the manager for the shipping department of a large manufacturing firm. You became manager by being promoted from within. Even though you feel that you have become acclimated to your managerial role, you are still friends with and do things socially with your subordinates (formerly your peers). They come to you for advice

Parameters of Ethical Decision Making

Evaluate John Rawls' Theory of Justice as Fairness and other approaches to ethical decision making including Utilitarianism, Universalism, Rights, Justice and Ethical Virtue. Analyze the approach you feel works best in resolving ethical dilemmas. Once you have chosen an approach you feel is best, apply an ethical issue you have

Ethical Dilemma of Aspirin

A manufacturer of aspirin had its marketing research department conduct a national survey among doctors to investigate what common household remedies doctors would most likely recommend when treating a patient with a cold. The question asked doctors to pick the one product they would most likely prescribe for their patients from

Ethical Ramifications of Insider Trading

A data processing analyst for a research supplier finds that a preliminary computer run of survey results shows that consumers love a client's new product. The employee buys a large block of the client's stock. Discuss the ethical ramifications of this decision. Which research participant or participants will be harmed by this

Ethical Issues in Developing Technology

What are the biggest ethical issues faced by those developing technology and how can these issues be accounted for in strategic planning? How are the ethics of developing and distributing technology the same or different from other types of corporate social responsibility?

Explain the UCC.

Can you summarize the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) for me? Its use, allowances, who it favours?

A potentially unethical accounting situation

What is an example of a potentially unethical accounting situation? Why is the situation unethical? How do ethics affect a company's financial results? Do you think the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has made a difference in the ethical behavior of companies regarding their financial accounting? Why or why not?