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CPA Ethical Situations in the US

Answer the following questions: • What additional guidelines requirements are related to ethics are required to ensure consistency of CPAs across the nation? (Other than the normal CPA state requirements) • What are some examples of ethics violations? • Why do you think these situations were considered unethical (i.e.,

Cultural Impact on Organization

1) There can be variations in Americans who are from different parts of the country. For example, the work ethic or philosophy of a person in New York City may differ from someone in a small mid-west town. What are some other ways that you have seen culture impact an organization? 2) There are certainly a wide variety of fact

Writing a memorandum

I need help writing a memorandum to a decision-maker, such as the president of the United States, a member of Congress, a chairperson of the SEC, or a state Governor, on how to reform corporate ethics in American business today. As we have seen, legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley has received considerable media attention, but ha

Business Ethics Principles: Tyco case study

Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author, and discuss the major issues presented in the case. Answer these three questions using the business ethics principles: 1. What do you think is Kozlowski's motivation for trying to avoid paying sales tax on the art work? 2. Explain what the concept of comingling of assets with T

Tax Research: Ethics

Professor Andy Accrual works for a big state university. The state has negotiated a set of special airfares with various airlines for state employees to use when traveling on state business. These fares are lower, and they do not have restrictions on changing, cancellation, and so forth. Andy is aware that the airlines never che

Business Ethics - Fill in the Blanks & Case Study

Question 1 Fill in the gaps a) Affirmative action programs can be defended either as a form of ......................or as an instrument for achieving social goals. b) The glue that holds an organisation together , in the rational model, are ................ agreements. c) The principle of employment at will is opposed

Contracts of sale and dual representation

Please discuss by answering question below. Minimum 120 words Q: Perry employed Alice to sell a parcel of real estate at a fixed price without knowledge that David had previously employed Alice to purchase the same property for him. Perry gave Alice no discretion as to price or terms, and Alice entered into a contract of sale

Ethics and Trust with Bank Vault Access

You are a supervisor of an accounting department. There are four other people who work in the department that you are responsible for: Rosy, Accounts Payable person Susan, Accounts Receivable person Sharon, assistant to Rosy Michelle, assistant to Susan You have just discovered that some money is missing from

Description of figures using the Big Five personality factors

Using the attached, tell how Using the Big Five personality factors, describe Larry Ellison at Oracle Computers personally characteristics and how they affect others. Needs to be APA format and 500 words. The big five personality factors are: 1. Emotional stability 2. Agreeableness 3. Extraversion 4.Conscientiousness 5. O

Utilitarian Ethics

Utilitarian ethics say do anything it takes to get results (ex. cut corners, stab people in the back, sell your grandmother). How might we prevent that from happening in a hard driving culture? What are the remedies for that type of culture? See the attached manager values profile for reference. This is not an essay comple

American Cancer Society code of ethics

A code of ethics is important in guiding decision making when values are in conflict and in helping to define acceptable behavior for members of an organization. Provide the name of the organization or the organization that publishes the code of ethics that you found, for example, the American Society of Public Administration.

Nature of morality and justice/economic distribution

What do these mean and what is your personal opinion of them? 1. The Nature of Morality 2. Justice and Economic Distribution 3. The Nature of Capitalism 4. Ethics- Right versus Wrong 5. Unethical Leadership 6. Issues in the Workplace 7. Job Discrimination 8. Moral Choices Facing Employees

Preventing selfish managerial behaviour and inertia

What kind of ethical code should an organization create to try to prevent the selfish managerial behaviors that can contribute to inertia? How can your organization use ethics to encourage managers to maintain a risk-taking attitude that benefits all stakeholders? Response must be 175 words and have examples.

Ethical reflection and individual advancement within an organization

You have worked at this organization for over 10 years and feel totally unappreciated. You have not received a promotion or pay raise in over 5 years, and you work long days and typically take work home with you to stay caught up. Your supervisor—who you despise because of the way he treats you and because he does not authoriz

School violence policies and disproportionate punishment

Read the case "Fairness in Punishment". Discuss the Decatur School Board's decision to adopt a "no tolerance on school violence" in terms of fairness. How did implicit attitudes, perhaps, influence the school board's decision to punish such a disproportionate number of African-American students? 200 words please

Business ethics and maximizing profits

1. Which of the ethical theories discussed in chapter 1 are you most sympathetic to? Why? Which of the ethical theories are you least sympathetic to? Why? 2. Critics raise a number of objections to the claim that the maximization of profits will always promote the general welfare. They argue that there are such things as "mar

Company Code of Conduct and Employee Behavior

The SEC released its final rule to implement a code of ethics under SOX Title 404. The stock exchanges have proposed that each company listed on the exchanges publishes its code of ethics. Discuss whether or not these additional disclosures will both have a positive impact on public confidence and influence investors' behavior.

Emergent Technologies

Emergent technologies may create entirely new ethical problems for the business of health care. Provide and discuss a list of practical tips to be prepared for the challenge of emerging technologies.

Company's Citizenship and Reputation

* How does Southwest Airlines manage its reputation and corporate citizenship? * What is the company doing right? Where can it improve? * What has your experience been? What do other stakeholders report about the company's citizenship and reputation? * What makes you remain a stakeholder? Cite at least two sources.

Effective Strategies for Global Organizations

Global organizations encompass many cultures. What is an effective strategy for how a manager might manage a wide variety of cultures in the day-to-day business of running a global organization?

The Legality of Late-Term Abortions

in recent times there has been intense debate in Congress over the morality and legality of late-term abortions, especially those that involve the active killing of a partially-born fetus that might have been able to survive on its own. Discuss the following two questions: At what point does the fetus become a person? To what ex

Corporations and Policies

1) Unless the parties agree otherwise, a promoter of a corporation is liable for contracts entered into prior to corporate formation. A. True B. False 2) The mere formation of a corporation is not an absolute liability shield. A. True B. False 3) The purpose of SOX is to protect investors by improving the accuracy

Misinterpretation, Lack of Reliability, and Validity of Data

There are numerous articles that deal with legal and ethical pitfalls related to misinterpretation, lack of reliability and validity of data. We are all aware of the popular usage of references and resources chosen not for their own unquestionable authenticity and validity but rather chosen to support a specific leaning, point o

Should patenting genes be understood as unethical?

I need to argue "for" or "against" one side of the question title. I lean towards the "against/no" side but see pros/cons for both sides. I would like to receive sufficient input to be able to write a 4-8 page essay on this topic with references provided, if/as used. It is not a topic that I know much about. The full discussi

Veteran's Administration Ethical Issues

I need some information help on the Veteran's Adminstration and a ethical issue they are going through or have gone through within the past couple of years. I need some info on how the ethical issue has affected the organization and some of the key players or stakeholders that are involved in the decision making process. G

Teleological and Deontological Frameworks

List and discuss in depth the three teleological frameworks and the three deontological frameworks. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Of these six frameworks, with which one do you most associate?