Accounting for the Public Interest: Perspectives on by Michael K. Shaub, Robert L. Braun (auth.), Steven Mintz

By Michael K. Shaub, Robert L. Braun (auth.), Steven Mintz (eds.)

This quantity explores the possibilities and demanding situations dealing with the accounting career in an more and more globalized company and fiscal reporting setting. It seems to be again at previous studies of the occupation in trying to meet its public curiosity legal responsibility. It examines the position and obligations of accounting to society together with regulatory necessities, elevated emphasis on company social accountability, accounting fraud and whistle-blowing implications, internationalization of public curiosity tasks, and supplying the schooling had to be winning. The ebook accommodates a moral size in making those tests. Its concentration is a conceptual, theoretical one drawing on classical philosophy, the sociology of professions, financial thought, and the general public curiosity measurement of accountants as pros. The authors of papers are long-time participants to the yearly symposium on examine in Accounting Ethics subsidized by way of the general public curiosity portion of the AAA.

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2006). Firms emphasized customer-driven commercialism and client service rather than public-service responsibilities (Hanlon 1994). Pursuit of financial rewards eclipsed traditional values (Sikka and Hampton 2005; Smith 2004).

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