Business and Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives, and Accountants / Edition 4

Business and Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives, and Accountants / Edition 4

by Leonard J. Brooks
     
 

Learn to make the most ethical decisions possible with BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVES, AND ACCOUNTANTS! Providing real-world examples of ethical issues in the workplace, this accounting text gives you insight into the development of sound patterns of behavior on the part of directors, executives, and accountants. Current cases and key

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Learn to make the most ethical decisions possible with BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVES, AND ACCOUNTANTS! Providing real-world examples of ethical issues in the workplace, this accounting text gives you insight into the development of sound patterns of behavior on the part of directors, executives, and accountants. Current cases and key readings provide an interesting, challenging, and practical learning experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324375398
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/14/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

Leonard J. Brooks is Professor of Business Ethics & Accounting at the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto. He is Executive Director of the Clarkson Centre for Business Ethics & Board Effectiveness, Director of the Master of Management & Professional Accounting Program, and Director of the Diploma in Investigative & Forensic Accounting Program. Professor Brooks served 14 years on the Editorial Board of the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS and as Founding Editor of CORPORATE ETHICS MONITOR, a pioneering bimonthly publication. He has published articles on ethics issues in the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS ETHICS, ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY, and BUSINESS & SOCIETY. He authored BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR ACCOUNTANTS, 2E; ETHICS & GOVERNANCE: DEVELOPING AND MAINTAINING AN ETHICAL CORPORATE CULTURE; and PRINCIPLES OF STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT: THE CLARKSON PRINCIPLES. Professor Brooks also authored or coauthored/edited the research monograph CANADIAN CORPORATE SOCIAL PERFORMANCE. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, he obtained his CA designation (in 1970) and subsequently became an audit manager and Director of Manpower for Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche) in Toronto. Professor Brooks served as a member, then chair, of the Chartered Accountants' national Board of Examiners and chair of its national Syllabus Committee. He was named a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 1982. He consults to individuals, corporations, governmental and non-governmental organizations and serves as an expert witness and frequent media-commentator. Professor Brooks also is a former director of the Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy and a former president of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association.

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Table of Contents

Part One: THE ETHICS ENVIRONMENT 1: Ethics Expectations. 2: Governance, Accounting, and Auditing Reform, Post-Enron. Part Two: ETHICAL GOVERNANCE & ACCOUNTABILITY. 3: Corporate Ethical Governance & Accountability. 4: Professional Accounting in the Public Interest, Post-Enron. Part Three: SIGNIFICANT ETHICS ISSUES FACING BUSINESS AND THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION. 5: Approaches to Ethical Decision Making. 6: Managing Risks and Opportunities.

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