Accounting Ethics, Second Edition

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

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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

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ISBN 978-1-40519-613-0
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Publishing
Published Copyright 2011
Pages 256
Format Paperback

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

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