Your manager requires that you, as a cashier, immediately enter each sale. Recently, lunch hour traffic has increased, and the assistant manager asks you to avoid delays by taking customers’ cash and making change without entering sales. The assistant manager says she will add up cash and enter sales after lunch. She claims that, in this way, the register will always match the cash amount when the manager arrives at three o’clock. What do you do?
After reading the required article by Adams, Malone, and James entitled, “Confidentiality Decision: The Reasoning Process of CPAs in Resolving Ethical Dilemmas,” propose and evaluate two other courses of action you might consider and explain your reasons for choosing them. (Link below to reading.)