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Ethics and Accounting Issues: Behind the Enron Scandal

I am looking for help researching Enron in preparing for a PowerPoint presentation. Point form for the slides will be much appreciated. Thank you. TASK: Review the history of Enron using the following websites and two additional websites that you find (please cite on reference slide): Washington Post Business Speci

Reiterate the measures enacted by Congress in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

As the new corporate controller, you would like to reiterate the measures enacted by Congress in the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to the accounting team. Research and summarize some of the provisions of the 2002 act that you would like to include in your presentation. Discuss professional codes of ethics in accounting.


You have been asked to teach ethics to a group of managers. In one part of this you will be discussing the "Power Corruption Cycle". Give an example of power corruption or ethical lapses by an organization's leadership that you can use. summarize and explain how the organization's corrupted leader(s) fits in the "Power Corrup

Siemens Case Study

In no more than 200 words explain the specific insights having an accounting training provides when analyzing the Sharp case. ****Please ans the question above***** not on the questions in the case*** Thanks

The Ethical and Legal Aspects of Healthcare

Justify your decision-making concerning the following situation: You are a paramedic arriving at an emergency scene. A group of scouts have entered a cave that is now filling with water. They were led into the cave by a rather large scoutmaster. Unfortunately, while leading them out of the cave, the scoutmaster somehow manag

Organizational Ethics

Can you please help me on the following questions in regards to Organizational Ethics: a. What functional areas within a organization should be involved in the development of organizational code of conduct/ethics? b. How does HR establish and enforce ethical polices and procedures in the areas of training, hiring, promot

Ethics: Dating in the Workplace

Please answer this question in the form of a five pages essay. Be sure to assess, separately with thorough explanations, the utilitarian and deontological considerations. DO YOU THINK IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO MAKE RULES AGAINST DATING IN THE WORKPLACE?

Business Ethics

Discuss the roles of government, business, and the consumer in environmental protection. Justify your position.

Accountability, Responsibility, and Risk

"When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die." Reflecting on this statement, should we hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility? What are the advantages and disadvan

Project management: Project Objectives, Deliverables, Milestones, Technical requirements. limits and exclusions of project, Project Priorities, Work Breakdown Structure,Responsibility Matrix

Using the project you created in Unit 1 Individual Assignment, put together a presentation for the customer that includes the following: 1. Briefly describe the first five points of the Project Scope Checklist in relation to your project: What are the project objectives? List the deliverables. Identify the milestones


Looking at Do the criteria seem reasonable to you? Is there reason to believe that the 100 companies on this list pursue strategies that are ethical?

Discussing Professional and Personal Ethics

1. What are the similarities and differences in professional ethics and personal ethics? 2. How would you respond to a corporate decision to which you are ethically opposed?

Explain the importance of ethics in accounting and financial decision making

Using the Internet, and/or other sources, locate an article discussing ethics in accounting and financial decision making. Can a small review be done w/ siting information ( this does not have to be extremely long) / like a summary of the article Discuss how the concepts of the article relate and/or apply to an organiz

Help with financial Ethics

This is the instructions and I am in a little short in understanding of what being ask and I will need some expert advice of how to approach the paper. I already have about 300 words of answer but I am not sure where to go from there. Using the Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) for Managerial Finance I, the Course Web Lin

Ethics in finance

Atlantis Company sells computer components and plans on borrowing some money to expand. After reading a lot about earnings management, Andy the owner of Atlantis, has decided that he should try to accelerate some sales to improve his financial statement ratios. He has called his best customers and asked them to make their usual

Managerial accounting

Problem 1-7 Ethics in Business [LO4] Consumers and attorney generals in more than 40 states accused a prominent nationwide chain of auto repair shops of misleading customers and selling them unnecessary parts and services, from brake jobs to front-end alignments. Lynn Sharpe Paine reported the situation as follows in "Managi

Please help me with the following concepts

Your vendor approached you earlier today--after yesterday's disastrous design meeting--and offered you and your top engineering two tickets each to the hottest rock concert of the summer. You all really want to go to this concert but have no way of getting tickets without paying hundreds of dollars. Your firm does not have a

Ethics & Strategy

I need help with the following study questions: 1. A belief in ethical relativism leads to the conclusion that A. it is up to each company to define and implement its own ethical principles of right and wrong. B. there is no objective way to prove that some countries or cultures are correct about what is proper business

Responsibility Centers and Financial Control Problem

You have been asked to speak about the topic of responsibility centers to a group of executives at a conference. 1. For this speech you should select a company/business (of your choice) that you are familiar with and briefly describe it. 2. Give three examples of responsibility centers in that business. 3. Describe ho

Ethics in business

Rex Roofing contracted with the O'Neills to install a new roof on their house for $2,500. Rex began the work and soon realized that he had underbid the job. He informed the O'Neills that he would not do the job for $2,500 after all, but that he would complete the work for $3,200. The O'Neills promised to pay him $3,200. Assum

Business Ethics

Variables considered by Business Ethics in coming up with its list of 100 best corporate citizens?

Puebla Corporation Ethics in dividends calculations

Puebla Corporation is a medium-sized wholesaler of automotive parts. It has ten stockholders, who have been paid a total of $1 million in cash dividends for eight consecutive years. The policy of the Board of Directors requires that in order for this dividend to be declared, net cash provided by operating activities as reported

Code of Ethics and System of Inquiry

Develop a system of inquiry to be used in evaluating decision-making, problem solving, and behavior in a business setting. This model will include a basic framework as well as a discussion of why, how, when and by whom it is used. Consider how the code would be implemented, possible reactions to the code from employees and the

Bribes in Business: Ethics of paying them or not

Topic of the chapter: Bribes and extortions of business Case: I am the U.S. manager of a subsidiary in a developing country. When you come back to the U.S. after home leave, the curb check-in attendent at LAX airport points out that the 4 boxes of documents and one suitcase you are asking him to check in exceed the two pieces