Search 5 accounting scandals from 3 - 5 years agO

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Search 5 accounting scandals from 3 - 5 years ago.

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Type from 2 to 3 pages using the APA criteria.

Identify ethical issues

Identify alternatives to the ethical issue

Discuss resolutions to resolve the conflict

Describe the impact of unethical behavior in the organization

Discuss code of conduct for accounting professionals

Students will be assessed on spelling, grammatical rules, the use of accounting terminology, logic and the development of ideas as well as form and organization

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School: Boston College




Ethics in Accounting
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Recently, there are numerous accounting scandals that happened in the United States of
America as a result of unethical conduct of accounting professionals. To begin with, pressure
from management is a main ethical issue in these scandals. In most cases, accountants are put on
undue stress by executives to create financial statements and balance sheets by company’s
executives. Greed effects are also obvious ethical issue in recent accounting scandals. In the
world of finance and business, greed leads to chipping ethical margins and treading around
safeguards in the excuse of making extra money. Any accountant who keeps their eyes own bank
accounts over the balance sheets of their company becomes the company’s liability and might
cause real violations of accounting hence this might cause serious sanctions.
Another ethical issue ...

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