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Accounting educators' perceptions on teaching ethics in the accounting curriculum

Win, Yin Yin and Ismail, Suhaiza and Abdul Hamid, Fatima (2011) Accounting educators' perceptions on teaching ethics in the accounting curriculum. In: IIUM International Accounting Conference V (INTAC V), 12-13 July, 2011, Pan Pacific KLIA.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate ethics education in the accounting curricula of Malaysian public universities based on the perception of the educators. The study explored preparedness of educators in teaching ethics, preferred methods of ethics instruction, and educators’ perceptions of importance of ethics integration. Consistent with prior Western studies, this study finds that accounting educators agree on the importance of ethics education to satisfy the profession’s needs. However, different opinions exist among educators on the adequacy of ethics coverage. The educators’ perceptions on integrating ethics education in accounting curriculum support the Utilitarianism approach.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Additional Information: 5096/14593
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics education, accounting, educators, teaching, public universities
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Accounting
Depositing User: Assoc Prof. Dr. Suhaiza Ismail
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2012 11:41
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2012 13:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/14593

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