The importance of ethics in auditing : fraud and ethical breakdowns

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dc.contributor.advisor Flasher, Renee
dc.contributor.author Merkel, Kimberly
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-04T15:00:37Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-04T15:00:37Z
dc.date.issued 2017-05
dc.identifier.other A-382
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/200930
dc.description.abstract Ethics is an essential element of business. It provides guidelines and principles for decision making that promote the wellbeing of the general public, accomplished by students studying ethics in the United States. Despite the importance of ethics, fraudulent events can occur in business that are detrimental to the companies involved and the people attached to those enterprises. This paper discusses the importance of ethics in accounting. This paper analyzes the breakdown of ethical decision making in the Enron scandal, and reflects on personal encounters with ethics during internship experiences. The conclusion emphasizes the importance of increasing discussion of ethics in a college curriculum for faculty and students. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Accounting
dc.title The importance of ethics in auditing : fraud and ethical breakdowns en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/uhtbin/catkey/1853175


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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