1. Do YOU care about how your actions as a C.P.A. could benefit or harm other persons / society?
(from our discussion of Psychological Egoism)
I care about how my actions as a C.P.A could benefit or harm other persons/society. I realize that as a professional working for the public I need to use due care in working as a C.P.A. As a member of the AICPA I’m obligated to follow the Code of Ethics designed for members to follow when working in the profession. It is in my own self-interest to follow the code of ethics, as if I don’t I might have to bear the consequences, for example suspension of my license. As a C.P.A professional it is in my own self-interest to follow the …show more content…
Divine command theorists believe that morality and religion go hand in hand. Thus, my religious or spiritual values and principles would have a good impact on my conduct as a C.P.A. Specific rules of the profession of C.P.A. would not be in any religious by laws. However, general values and principles of any religion would require non-destructive behavior.
5. Should YOU act reasonably and perform only those actions as a C.P.A. that you have the best rational-ethical reasons for performing?
(from our discussion of Natural Law and Kantian theories)
I should act reasonably, and I should perform only those actions as a C.P.A that have some rational reason behind them. Some moral values are inherent in human nature and they are universally cognizable by virtue of human nature and human