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Overall this minor unethical decision could cause a

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accountant could be put to blame. Overall, this minor unethical decision could cause a ripple effect of confusion in all areas. Personally, I believe that Sam should have used both Consequentialist and Non- Consequentialist theories. By doing this he can take the strengths of both beliefs and make an ethical decision. NYLN explains that he will be able to focus on the happiness of others while 3
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CONSEQUENTIALISM AND NON-CONSEQUENTIALISM considering all factors involved (NYLN, 2015). He will fully understand the consequences of his actions and he will also live by a moral code, whether it be written policy or simply honesty, that will guide him to making the right decision. By correctly filing the paperwork and cash employees will be able to record services performed and payed for. The customer will also continue to trust the company and will not have a bad experience. The accountant and auditor will not deal with any lost funds, incorrect statements, or confusion. Overall, everyone’s job will be easier by taking the time to make an ethical decision. 4
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CONSEQUENTIALISM AND NON-CONSEQUENTIALISM References Dictionary.com. (2017). Consequentialism . Retrieved from NYLN. (2015). 6 biggest pros and cons of utilitarianism. Retrieved from 5
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