ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package



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ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package

ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package


ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package

ACCT 439 Week 1 Discussion 1 Latest

Ethics is Personal

Initial Text: Though ethics involves our professional relationship to clients and our society at large, ethical challenges and how we resolve them have a big impact on how we feel about ourselves, our peers, and our career. With this fact in mind, I want you to think about this study in ethics as “your course.” What do you want from this course? How do you hope to benefit from a deeper understanding of ethics? (I hope that as the course progresses, you will review these thoughts and raise questions to be sure that your concerns are being met, but also that your discussion here helps me to understand and look for opportunities to respond to your individual concerns.)

ACCT 439 Week 1 Discussion 2 Latest

Google versus China

Read the Ethics case Google versus China” on page 41 of your text. Do you think acting legally is the same as acting ethically for a company doing business in a foreign country? Discuss the various ethical dilemmas that Google confronted when it first started operating in China and later on when the company was a victim of a hacker attack allegedly traced back to China.

ACCT 439 Week 2 Discussion 1 Latest

The Enron Case

From the Enron case, assume that you are new members of the Board of Directors for Enron. What questions would you ask? What are some of the questions that the B.O.D. should ask? Why would you ask the questions that you did? (In other words, what are you trying to find out or accomplish?)

ACCT 439 Week 2 Discussion 2 Latest

What Does it Mean to be a Loyal Employee?

Employees should be loyal to their bosses.” Or, “Subordinates should follow the orders given to them by their manager.”

What is the meaning of the above quotes? How would you answer the question: What is more important, to be true to oneself, or to be true to one’s company?

ACCT 439 Week 3 Discussion 1 Latest

Showing Discomfort Over Certain Conduct

Suppose that you express your discomfort with a certain action or conduct because you consider it to be unethical. When you tell a coworker that you think that another coworker did something that you think is unethical, you make the comment that you could not sleep at night if you were to do the same thing. Or, that it would bother your conscience, so you wont do it. Your coworker replies, Since you are avoiding this conduct just so you can sleep at night, arent you also just acting in your own self-interest? Arent we all just acting in our own self-interest, whether a decision is based solely on economic or moral considerations?

ACCT 439 Week 3 Discussion 2 Latest

Describing the Good Life

Describe the good life (not necessarily in the hedonistic or material sense, though you could if it’s a fact that reflects your values). What does a good life look like in the moral or ethical sense? What values, behaviors, and consequences are created when individuals choose to live a virtuous or good life?

ACCT 439 Week 4 Discussion 1 Latest

Bribery or Opportunity in China

Review the author’s case on page 194, Bribery or Opportunity in China Case. From the Analysis of Stakeholders shown, explain the significance of the stakeholder and explain why John should consider them in his analysis to determine an ethical outcome.

ACCT 439 Week 4 Discussion 2 Latest

Practical Ethical Decision Making

Is it wise for a business executive to take into account more than profit when making decisions that have a significant social impact?


ACCT 439 Week 5 Discussion 1 Latest

The Value of a Code of Ethics

A code of ethics is of little or no value. Do you agree or disagree? Support your answer.

ACCT 439 Week 5 Discussion 2 Latest

Outside Auditors Responsibilities

How has the Sarbanes-Oxley Act changed the responsibilities for auditors as they relate to the Board of Directors?

ACCT 439 Week 6 Discussion 1 Latest

What Makes a Profession & a Professional?

After thinking about the question in general terms, explain, in your words, specifically what makes accounting and auditing a profession, and why accountants and auditors are professionals.

ACCT 439 Week 6 Discussion 2 Latest

What is the Professional Environment?

What are some of the sources of ethical guidance for the accounting profession? What is the major influence that each of these items has on the accounting profession?

ACCT 439 Week 7 Discussion 1 Latest

Corporate Social Responsibilities

Why should a corporation report on its social responsibility performance? Research on the Internet an example of a corporate social responsibility report. Present a brief summary of your findings. Be sure to cite your source.

ACCT 439 Week 7 Discussion 2 Latest

Corporate Oversight

Describe the various risks that a business must consider that might require oversight by directors and company management (include a reference to any risk-measurement frameworks that you might have reviewed).

Review the website Discuss your findings on Enterprise Risk Management, developed by COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations).

ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package

ACCT 439 DeVry Complete Week Discussions Package



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