the electronic databases provided by the Jerry Falwell Library
and other sources, search for journal articles in professional, peer-reviewed
accounting, ethics, and business journals that pertain to the 2major ethics
systems proposed for the accounting profession, which are deontology and
utilitarianism. Be sure the journal articles chosen specifically relate to the
accounting profession. You may also use scholarly books written on these
After you have researched the ethical systems, write a
research paper in current APA format. Be sure to include the following core
components in your research paper:
1. Begin the paper with an introduction and a clear
thesis statement.Describe both ethics systems in detail using professional
literature and the course Reading & Study materials. You must cite at
least 5 scholarly sources.
2. Evaluate each system with respect to the following:
a. The ethical dimensions of organizational culture in
the accounting profession
b. A Christian worldview of ethics
3. Present logical and thorough arguments supported by scholarly
sources, courseReading & Study materials, and the AICPA Code of
Professional Conduct to defend the ethics system you believe is most
appropriate for the accounting profession.
4. Conclude the paper with a summary of your findings.
research papermustbe at least 5 typewritten, double-spaced pages with 1-inch
margins and pagination. The font must be 12point or less. Be sure to include a
title page, outline, and reference page in addition to the body of your paper.
The title page, outline, and reference page do not count as part of the length requirement.
any kind will result in a grade of zero. Review the Student
Expectations for a reminder about how plagiarism is defined.
Microsoft Word file must be named as follows: Last Name First Name ILP.doc. For
example, John Smith would label his file as Smith John ILP.doc.