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Accounting for the public interest : perspectives on accountability, professionalism and role in society

Author: Steven M Mintz
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2014.
Series: Advances in business ethics research, 4; Advances in business ethics research, 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume explores the opportunities and challenges facing the accounting profession in an increasingly globalized business and financial reporting environment. It looks back at past experiences of the profession in attempting to meet its public interest obligation. It examines the role and responsibilities of accounting to society including regulatory requirements, increased emphasis on corporate social  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Mintz
ISBN: 9789400770812 9400770812 9400770820 9789400770829
OCLC Number: 868957576
Description: xvi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. Professionalism in accounting: Myth or Reality? --
Part II. An ethic of accountability, societtal responsibilities, and accounting for the public interest --
Part III. Defining the public interest in accounting --
Part IV. Corporate social responsibility and environmental reporting --
Part V. Virtue and public interest considerations of bribery and whistle-blowing.
Series Title: Advances in business ethics research, 4; Advances in business ethics research, 4.
Responsibility: Steven Mintz, editor.

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