By Michael K. Shaub, Robert L. Braun (auth.), Steven Mintz (eds.)

This quantity explores the possibilities and demanding situations dealing with the accounting career in an more and more globalized enterprise and fiscal reporting atmosphere. It appears to be like again at earlier reports of the occupation in trying to meet its public curiosity legal responsibility. It examines the function and duties of accounting to society together with regulatory specifications, elevated emphasis on company social accountability, accounting fraud and whistle-blowing implications, internationalization of public curiosity tasks, and delivering the schooling had to be winning. The ebook contains a moral measurement in making those checks. Its concentration is a conceptual, theoretical one drawing on classical philosophy, the sociology of professions, fiscal idea, and the general public curiosity size of accountants as pros. The authors of papers are long-time individuals to the once a year symposium on study in Accounting Ethics subsidized through the general public curiosity component of the AAA.

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Our goal is to understand this process and, based on such an understanding, to make suggestions for change. To achieve our goal, we draw on the sociology literature. This literature provides a foundation for understanding how structures (like professions) arise and how they change over time. Specifically, we use the Barley and Tolbert (1997) model that provides a helpful pattern for understanding why structures tend to persist through time and how they can change. We use this M. Stuebs (*) • B.

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