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Unformatted text preview: A Decision Making Model for Evaluating Ethical Dilemmas Step 1: Identify the relevant facts. Step 2: Identify the ethical issues. Step 3: Identify the stakeholders involved. Step 4: Identify the alternative courses in action. Step 5: Evaluate the consequences of each possible course of action. Step 6: Reach a decision as to the appropriate course of action. Leigh Ann Walker, Staff Accountant (abridged) From Contemporary Auditing by Knapp (for classroom use only; do not distribute) Leigh Ann had been an excellent student at State University graduating in accounting with a 3.9 GPA and having been involved in many extracurricular activities. She friends often teased her about her busy schedule and the fact that she was at times a little too “intense”. She was actively sought after by all the major firms and landed a job with a Big 4 firm. After two weeks of training, she was assigned her first audit of Saint Andrew’s Hospital. She was anxious anticipating that there were many things she would need to know and perform that she was...
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course ACG 5637 taught by Professor Monikacaushoulli during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '08
- Decision Making