Topic: Deontology and Utilitarianism
Using 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 ethical systems.
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
4. Conclude the paper with a summary of your findings.
The 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.
Plagiarism of any kind will result in a grade of zero. Review the Student Expectations for a reminder about how plagiarism
Your 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.