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    What are three primary roles of the SEC? How does the Sarbanes Oxley Act augment the SEC's role in managing financial governance? Do you think that businesses are more ethical after the passing of the Sarbanes Oxley Act? What examples are there to support you answer?

    What are three primary roles of the SEC? How does the Sarbanes Oxley Act augment the SEC's role in managing financial governance? Do you think that businesses are more ethical after the passing of the Sarbanes Oxley Act? What examples are there to support you answer?

    Ethical Organizations and Leadership

    1. How are ethical organizations created through ethical leadership and organizational structures and systems 2. If a middle manager was helping to implement a new corporate cost-cutting strategy, and they are meeting skepticism, resistance, and in some cases, outright hostility from their subordinates. In what ways might th

    Why it is important for an accountant to remain ethical

    Why it is important for an accountant to remain ethical, subjective and unbiased? What are the sources and standards of ethical conduct which accountants should follow. provide an example of ââ?¬Å"good accountants, gone bad.

    Walmart

    8. Evaluate how the company's current strategy supports or discourages ethical business behaviors (or perhaps both). Discuss how you arrived at your assessment. Please see the link: http://walmartstores.com/sites/annualreport/2011/financials/Walmart_2011_Annual_Report.pdf

    Ethical implications of adding a medical clinic to an island

    1.) Describe a plan to open up a medical clinic on a small island. 2.) Describe the factors affecting decision implementation. 3.) Evaluate the resources and actions required. 4.) Evaluate the ethical implications from stakeholders perspectives.

    BP(Beyond Petroleum) Focuses on Sustainability

    1. based on the history of the company, why did BP get involved in so much questionable conduct? 2. analyze BP's efforts to improve sustainability. Do you think they are sufficient, or does the company need to do more? 3. Do you believe the BP code of conduct and ethics initiatives will prevent future misconduct. Brief

    CPAs: Economic and Ethical Issues

    As a CPA you are in charge of a small tax advisory firm providing services to individual taxpayers, a substantial group of whom is high-wealth. Your firm is experiencing new pressures from the changing marketplace. New, non-CPA market competitors and competition from do-it-yourself tax-preparation software packages have had a ne

    A company has two food product lines

    A company has two food product lines. It has received much favorable press for its sustainable products line. The products uses ingredients produced with fair-trade labour and natural ingredients. The second product line uses questionable ingredients like perservatives, economy fillers, and sulpher dioxide, all of which could be

    Advantages of following rules: Ethical behavior

    Will any advantages come to a company, healthcare or otherwise, which scrupulously follows all of the rules and regulations, and insists that its employees deal honestly and fairly with its customers, patients, vendors, and lenders? What advantages would they be?

    Eco Friendly: Fast Fashion's Ethical Makeover

    See attached file. Fast fashion is both a profitable and highly controversial business tainted by waste and sweatshops. It's no secret that large retailers destroy their unsold clothing or that third world workers are constantly being taken advantage of. As a result, please answer the questions based on the statement 'hyp

    The following are a number of scenarios that might constitute a violation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. For each of the six situations, identify whether it involves a violation of the ethical standards of the profession and indicate which principle or rule would be violated. a. Tom Hart, CPA, does the bookkeeping, prepares the tax returns, and performs various management services for Sanders, Inc., but does not do the audit. One management service involved the assessment of the computer needs and the identification of equipment to meet those needs. Hart recommended a product sold by Computer Co., which has agreed to pay Hart a 10% commission if Sanders buys its product. b. Irma Stone, CPA, was scheduled to be extremely busy for the next few months. When a prospective client asked if Stone would do its next year's audit, she declined but referred them to Joe Rock, CPA. Rock paid Stone $2000 for the referral. c. Nancy Heck, CPA, has agreed to perform an inventory control study and recommend a new inventory control system for Ettes, Inc., a new client. Currently, Ettes engages another CPA firm to audit its financial statements. The financial arrangement is that Ettes, Inc. will pay Heck 50% of the savings in inventory costs over the two-year period following the implementation of the new system. d. Brad Gage, CPA, has served Hi-Dee Co. as auditor for several years. In addition, Gage has performed other services for the company. This year, the financial vice president has asked Gage to perform a major computer system evaluation. e. Due to the death of its controller, an audit client had its external auditor, Gail Klate, CPA, perform the controller's job for a month until a replacement was found. f. Chris Holt, CPA, conducted an audit and issued a report on the 20X1 financial statements of Tree, Inc. Tree has not yet paid the audit fees for that audit prior to issuing the audit report on 19X2 statements.

    Can you help me get started on this assignment? The following are a number of scenarios that might constitute a violation of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct. For each of the six situations, identify whether it involves a violation of the ethical standards of the profession and indicate which principle or rule would

    Ethical dimensions of Cal and Harry: Should Cal give a letter

    C) As an executive in a mid-sized manufacturing firm, Cal finds himself thrown together with Harry, who works for a unit Cal oversees. He and Harry are in the same community; their children are in the same schools; they often show up at the same social functions; and they play golf together fairly frequently. One day, to Cal's d

    Ethical Issues and Foreign Investments: World Bank and Latin America health care

    There are multifaceted ethical issues relating to international investments. One aspect relates to human rights. Most Latin American governments have constitutions that mandate health care as a human right, yet some of these countries provide poor health care for the majority of their population. During the 1980s, the genera

    Moral/ethical in one culture may be considered the opposite

    1.What is considered moral and ethical in one culture may be considered the opposite in another culture. Can you provide examples? 2.Can you provide tips on how to separate personal situations and feeling away from the work environment? What are the advantages and disadvantages of making this separation? 3.Leaders are to

    Legal and Ethical Environment of Business: Regional Hospital 'at-will' doctrine

    Scenario Mr. Con Fused has been an employee at Regional Hospital for the past five years. His employment there was recently terminated. The reason for the termination was: Inability to follow instructions. However, Regional has adopted an "at-will" policy. So in reality, no reason has to be given for the termination. Never th

    Target population and sampling frame; Ethical codes relating to data collection

    1. Define the appropriate target population and the sampling frame in each of the following situations: a. The manufacturer of a new cereal brand wants to conduct in-home product usage tests in Chicago. b. A national chain store wants to determine the shopping behavior of the customers who have it store charge card. c. A lo

    Ethical Dilemma: Controls Built into Limited-Payment Expense

    See the attached file. Ethical Dilemma Many companies control their sales reps' travel and other business expenses by using some form of limited-payment plan. That is, management will set a maximum amount that the company will reimburse for specific items such as lodging, meals, entertainment, and laundry. Typically, reps do

    Ethical Dilemmas in Organizational Development

    Briefly explain these three ethical dilemmas -Misuse of Data -Misrepresentation -Promising unrealistic outcomes From these, select any one ethical dilemma. Consider you are the leader of an organization. Explain how you would ensure that an OD professional you hired would remain uninvolved in the selected ethical dilemma

    Discuss the ethical dilemma between street crime and white-collar crime. First, you should read about the Ford Pinto case. Familiarize yourself with the facts of the case, and the outcome. Draft arguments that Lee Iacocca should NOT have been prosecuted criminally.

    White collar crimes are crimes committed not because of poverty, but because of social greed, social acceptance, and personal greed. Street crimes are often committed by individuals who experience poverty, may be unemployed or underemployed, and may have low education. Ethics is what an individual or organization ought to do. Du

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and Ethical Behavior

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Address the following: Consider whether the implementation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act supports ethical behavior. Specifically, address Title 3 of SOX and whether you think SOX worked for financial institutions in the recent financial crisis. Do you think regulations work to maintain an ethi

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