ACC340-1304A-01 : Financial Accounting

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Business Finance

Question Description

Deliverable Length: PowerPoint presentation of 5–7 slides, excluding title and reference slides                                
Due Date :  10/26/2013                                                                                                                                               

The accounting manager is concerned that the new hires may not understand how important it is to always remain ethical, especially in accounting. With the end-of-year audit quickly approaching, the manger wants to instill the importance of an ethical work environment.

For this assignment, choose a company that has had ethical issues based on an accounting issue, such as internal control issues, fraudulent activity, theft, and so forth. Create a PowerPoint presentation that you could share with new hires. For this assignment, you will complete the following: 

  • Research and analyze a company that has had publicly known ethical issues either with internal controls, fraudulent activity, or theft.
  • Analyze what went wrong that caused the ethical situation and what could have been done differently to prevent the problems.
  • Make 4 recommendations or suggestions on how the company could have improved its policies and procedures to stop the unethical situation from recurring.

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Carnegie Mellon University

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