Business & Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives & Accountants

Business & Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives & Accountants

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Delivering real-world examples of ethical issues in the workplace, BUSINESS a PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVES a ACCOUNTANTS, 5E, equips students with the strategies needed to make the most ethical decisions possible--no matter what the situation. The text examines the background and nature of the new stakeholder-support era of corporate and professional accountability and governance, offering valuable insights into the development of sound patterns of behavior on the part of directors, executives, and accountants. More than 80 current cases and key readings provide an interesting, challenging, and practical learning experience. Intriguing real-world situations equip students with an understanding of appropriate values, ethical pitfalls, applicable codes of conduct, and sound ethical reasons where codes do not apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Ethics Case Ford/Firestone Tire Recall On August 9, 2000, 6.5 million Firestone tires were recalled in the United States.1 1500 ... Further recalls followed.3 As of September 2001, an estimated 192 deaths and over 500 injuries had been attributed to these tires.4 ... Firestone, or Bridgestone/Firestone as it became known, alleged that the Ford Explorer suspension accounted for at least part of the problem.

Title:Business & Professional Ethics for Directors, Executives & Accountants
Author:Leonard J. Brooks, Paul Dunn
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2009-03-31


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