This text focuses on practical development of the skills needed to deal with ethical issues specific to accounting. Interesting, real-world situations provide readers with an understanding of appropriate values, ethical pitfalls, applicable codes of conduct, and sound ethical reasons where codes do not apply. The text can be used alone or with any traditional accounting text as each chapter stands alone.
A college level text, written by a professor of business ethics and accounting at the University of Toronto, organized into three parts: basic issue awareness, ethical governance and decision making, and practical issues encountered in the field. Each part includes discussion questions, cases, and classic and contemporary readings. Lacks a subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Preface. Overview of the Book. PART 1: DEVELOPING AN AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES. 1. The Ethics Environment Chapter. 2. The Role of a Professional Accountant. PART 2: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING. 3. Codes of Conduct. 4. Approaches to Ethical Decision Making. PART 3: IMPORTANT ETHICAL ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES. 5. Important Ethical Issues and Opportunities. Videos Cases Readings.