The importance of teaching accounting ethics : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor White, Gwendolen B. (Gwendolen Barnett), 1953- en_US Leslie, Jennifer L. en_US 2011-06-06T19:07:07Z 2011-06-06T19:07:07Z 2003 en_US 2003
dc.identifier.other A-278 en_US
dc.description.abstract This examination focuses on the importance of the education of accounting ethicsat the undergraduate level. In order to understand the importance of ethics education the history of accounting ethics and philosophy's contribution to ethics in accounting is examined. Cases depicting a lack of ethics by an accountant are reviewed to establish the need for more education of ethics. Ethical codes are looked at to understand how regulatory agencies react to the need for ethics education in accounting. Undergraduate students should be taught accounting ethics to bolster the technical aspects of their education. Ethics education at the undergraduate level will help accountants determine how to act ethically when addressing accounting issues.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 30 leaves : ill. ; 30 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Accounting. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?.) -- 2003. en_US
dc.title The importance of teaching accounting ethics : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis Thesis (B.?.)
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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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