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"Ethics in Auditing:The Auditing Function"

Duska and Duska in "Ethics in Auditing:The Auditing Function" defend the rather demanding position that, based upon Kant's universalizability principle, auditors must avoid even the perception of conflict of interest. Begin by providing the best possible explanation/defense of their arguments leading to their conclusion. Next explain whether you believe the moves that they make adequately support the conclusion they argue for. Explain.

Please use: Beauchamp, T. L., Bowie, N. E., & Arnold, D. G. (2009). Ethical theory and business (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

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A very probable explanation of Duska and Duska's arguments, is the fact that they believe that auditors must avoid even the perception of conflict of interest, due to the fact that taking action to avoid any activity that can be construed by others as a possible conflict of interest, would be an act that nearly every human being would be able to act upon, in a situation in which ...

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