By C M Fisher; Alan Lovell
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Present, finished guidance to moral laws for accounting pros A handful of high-profile accounting misdeeds at Enron, WorldCom, Adelphia, etc have left the complete accounting career scrambling to say its validity and negotiate a flurry of recent laws.
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Both wanted the railway job: allegedly it is a rich source of kickbacks. In a speech to a political rally in Patna, the capital of Bihar, Laloo said ‘Lots of money was made in that time [when Paswan had the portfolio]. I will make all those files that show corruption public. ’ The farcical elements are that the pot is calling the kettle black; that a government department has had files proving alleged corruption for ten years but has not taken any action; and that a politician has claimed the moral high ground by the unethical practice of revealing confidential official papers in an attempt to gain a political advantage over a rival.
The attachment of modern-day libertarian-economists to a myopic focus upon competition can be criticised for ignoring two other significant elements of economic systems, which are: • Command (the extent to which power, coercion and hierarchy affect economic relationships), and • Change (the way that capitalism effects change and is itself affected by change). These three central elements of capitalism, competition, command and change have ethical and moral implications and it is argued here that they are interconnected, not subject to easy and simplistic separation.
If a company can be shown though its risk management procedures to have taken every reasonable precaution to identify a potential malpractice or problem and to do what is reasonable to prevent it, then, even if the problem or malpractice happens and damages others, the company will have a legal defence. So, unfortunately (fortunately for text book writers for if otherwise we would have to close the book at this point), it is not clear that there is a business case for business ethics, although on the defensive principle there is one for managing the financial risk of unethical or improper organisational behaviour.