Accounting Ethics, Second Edition

  Accounting Ethics

 By Ronald Duska, Brenda Shay Duska, and Julie Anne Ragatz 



This new edition of Accounting Ethics has been comprehensively updated to deal with the significant changes within the accounting profession since 2002; the authors systematically explore the new range of ethical issues that have arisen as a result of recent developments, including the financial crisis of 2008. 

Accounting Ethics, Second Edition: 


Highlights the debates over the use of fair-value accounting and principles versus rules-based standards

Offers a comprehensive overview of ethics in accounting, as well as an examination of and recommendations for solving the current crisis in this field

Investigates the nature and purpose of accounting

Uses concrete examples and case studies, including current situations

Examines the ethical responsibilities of individual accountants as well as accounting firms


Product Details:
Copyright 2011
ISBN 978-1-4051-9613-0
Paperback, 256 pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: The Nature of Accounting and the Chief Ethical Difficulty: True Disclosure

Chapter 2: Ethical Behavior in Accounting: What Is Ethics?

Chapter 3: Ethical Behavior in Accounting: Ethical Theory

Chapter 4: Accounting as a Profession: Characteristics of a Profession

Chapter 5: Accounting Codes of Conduct

Chapter 6: The Rules of the Code of Conduct

Chapter 7: The Auditing Function

Chapter 8: The Ethics of Managerial Accounting

Chapter 9: The Ethics of Tax Accounting

Chapter 10: Ethics Applied to the Accounting Firm

Afterword: Current Debates on Accounting Issues