Chapter 4 - Professional Ethics Why teach ethics? Can...

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Professional Ethics Why teach ethics? Can ethics be taught?
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What are Ethics? What does ethics mean to you? Definition Principles Values Laws Rules
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Personal Ethical Influences Think about your own set of values… What has influenced you the most? Can you point to particular events?
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Professional Ethical Influences How do you know what is acceptable in the workplace? “That’s business”
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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas How do you resolve ethical dilemmas?
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An Illustrative Framework for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Recognize a situation as a potential ethical dilemma. Obtain relevant facts Identify ethical issues from the facts Identify stakeholders Identify alternatives Identify consequences Decide
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Accounting as a Profession What is a profession? What makes somebody a professional? Membership Education Training Vocabulary Specific Somewhat incomprehensible Practice Autonomy/regulation Judgment Ethics What makes accounting special?
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Ethical Perspectives Utilitarianism Rights Justice Ethics of Care Virtue Ethics
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