Acct120 Class #3 Ethics In Accounting

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Acct120 Class #3 Ethics In Accounting

  1. 1. Introduction to Accounting 120 Mr. Binet / Moncton High School Class #3: Ethics in Accounting
  2. 2. <ul><li>Short presentation on Ethics and Ethics in Accounting. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to the Enron scandal. </li></ul><ul><li>Read Enron NYT Article and answer questions. </li></ul>In Today’s Class…
  3. 3. <ul><li>Ethics are beliefs that differentiate right from wrong. Ethics and laws often coincide, with the result that many unethical actions (such as theft and physical violence) are also illegal. </li></ul>Understanding Ethics
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Rotary 4-Way Test, created by Herbert J. Taylor in 1932, is an internationally renowned guideline for making ethical business choices: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Of the things we think, say or do: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is it the Truth? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is it Fair to all concerned? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will it build goodwill and better friendships? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will it be beneficial to all concerned? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Source: www.rotary.org </li></ul>Ethics are Timeless

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