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This qualitative phenomenological study describes the thinking behind the accountant's behavior through understanding the influence of personal beliefs and convictions, and the social and professional factors of the organization and the tone set by the organization, code of ethics, laws, client behavior, and education related to the ethical decision making when faced with an ethical work related dilemma. Author: Yolanda L. Spooney, Capella University
This study examines estimation accuracy using a unique purchase accounting setting where the accounting model itself prevents and deters acquirers from using financial statement estimates to manage current period earnings upwards. Author: Sean A. Dennis, The University of Wisconsin – Madison
The purpose of the quantitative, ex post facto, comparative study was the development of a means of determining which financial institutions will recover from their decline sufficient to voluntarily repay bailout monies. Author: Mary E. Netzler, Northcentral University
The purpose of this archival, non-experimental, quantitative study was to examine the most sustainable publicly traded U.S. companies to determine what specific characteristics (relevant experience and skill level) the board of director members possess as a way to predict board membership for future organizations that will help to ensure longevity and profitability of the organization. Author: Michele K. Burleson, Northcentral University
This study investigates external auditors' perceptions of the relationship between auditor tenure and audit effort and the implications of this relationship for audit quality. Author: Marianna Ilyasova, TUI University
The purpose of this quantitative, quasi-experimental study was to compare the change in moral reasoning among online and on-campus undergraduate accounting students after they completed a junior-level course in business ethics. Author: Anthony Lamont Fulmore, Northcentral University
Contributes to literature and practice by introducing flexible idea generation as an audit judgment performance measure for audit planning tasks beyond traditionally accepted fraud brainstorming procedures. Author: Elizabeth C. Poziemski, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The purpose of this quantitative correlational study was to understand the relationships among distributive justice, procedural justice, and turnover intentions among Millennial employees working in the public accounting firms in the United States. Author: Jessie George, Northcentral University