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Ethical judgment and ethical ideology of accounting professionals and accounting students

Ismail, Suhaiza (2017) Ethical judgment and ethical ideology of accounting professionals and accounting students. Asian Journal of Accounting Perspectives, 10. pp. 99-113. ISSN 0128-0384

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Abstract

his paper has two main objectives. First, it intends to investigate the differences in ethical ideology between accountants and accounting students. Second, it aims to examine the differences in the ethical judgments in general situations and based on the legality of the situations between the two groups. Using a questionnaire survey that comprises Ethical Position Questionnaire (EPQ) and ethical dilemma vignettes, a total of 617 usable responses were received comprising of 396 and 221 responses from accountants and accounting students respectively. In achieving the objectives, independent t-tests were also performed. The results reveal that there are significant differences in the idealism ethical ideology between accounting practitioners and accounting students. It is also discovered that there are significant differences in the ethical judgments between the two groups of respondents for overall vignettes as well as for illegal ethical vignettes.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5096/63220
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethical Ideology, Idealism, Relativism, Ethical Judgment, Accounting Practitioners, Accounting Students, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H65 Schools. Institutes of social sciences
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: 12 Apr 2018 15:43
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2018 15:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/63220

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