Accountability and User-harm In Accounting Essay by The Research Group

Accountability and User-harm In Accounting
A focus on responsibility and regulatory issues and revision of the ethics code. Examples of user-harm resulting from accounting information.
# 18024 | 1,350 words | 10 sources | 1989 | US
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in Accounting (General) , Ethics (General)


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Introduction
" The purpose of this research is to examine harm to users of accounting information stemming directly from the use of that information. Harm to users of accounting information has resulted from instances of (1) deficiencies in generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP), (2) inadequate performance on the part of professional accountants, and (3) outright fraud (Dingell, 1988, E2161).


Accountability in Public Accounting
An important development which is in the process of occurring in contemporary American public accounting is a change in the way in which professional public accountants are held accountable for their actions ("National Commission on Fraudulent..."

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