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Accounting Table of contents Preface 1. Out of Darkness 3. Ivar Kreuger 4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles 7. National Student Marketing 8. Equity Funding 9. ESM Government Securities Auditors and Fraud ZZZZ Best Crazy Eddie Fund of Funds MiniScribe Auditor Independence Waste Management Sunbeam Professionalism Enron WorldCom The Perfect Storm Paul Clikeman brilliantly captures the human dimension of each fraud and provides a rich discussion of the resulting reforms.
Students learn that accounting fraud is not new and that efforts to reform the financial system are heavily influenced by politics. I have not found another book that entertains and illuminates like Called to Account does. Your students will love this book. The text provides students with important insights into the accounting profession and how it has transformed over time due to frauds and regulatory intervention. It is an excellent tool for generating class discussion.
I will definitely use this text in future auditing courses. An excellent reference and recourse list complements the book Highly recommended.
ISBN 13: 9780415630252
Called to Account takes a broad perspective on how financial frauds have shaped the public accounting profession by focusing on cases of fraud around the globe. Ever entertaining and educational, the book traces the development of the accounting standards and legislation put in place as a direct consequence of these epic scandals. With discussion questions and a useful chart showing instructors and students how each chapter illustrates the topics covered in other textbooks, Called to Account is the ideal companion for any class in auditing, advanced accounting or forensic accounting. About the Author: Paul M. Clikeman is Associate Professor of Accounting at the E. Review: "Called to Account has been a wonderful addition to my graduate fraud class for several years. Readers gain a deep understanding of the cycle of fraud and reform that has produced the financial reporting system we see today.
Called to Account : Financial Frauds that Shaped the Accounting Profession
Called to Account describes fourteen financial frauds that influenced the American public accounting profession and directly led to the development of accounting standards and legislation as practiced in the US today. This Accounting fraud and how it has affected business practices both in the U. This entertaining and educational look at these historic frauds helps enliven and increase understanding of auditing and forensic accounting for students. Chapters describe the tricks fraudsters such as "Crazy Eddie" Antar and "Chainsaw Al" Dunlap used to fool their auditors. Complementing these chapters on high-profile crimes and criminals are chapters that trace the development of the public accounting profession and explain how each scandal shaped current accounting practices. Designed to complement dry, uninvolving auditing and advanced accounting texts with an engaging narrative, Called to Account also includes discussion questions and a useful chart which shows instructors and students how each chapter illustrates topics in leading accounting and auditing textbooks.
9780415630252 - Called to Account by Clikeman, Paul M
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