A Review of Accounting Ethics
The aim of this paper is to review the available research studies on the subject of accounting ethics. For this paper, specific search terms were used in the Google Scholar search engine and the results were shortlisted according to the year of publication. Over the past few decades, it has become essential that the accounting profession have a strong focus on ethics, especially in the wake of numerous scams in multinational companies which have caused the reputation of the accounting profession to get tarnished. From the review of the available studies on the subject, it was highlighted that most authors felt that it was essential to pay more emphasis on ethics teaching in accounting curricula across the world. It was felt that accounting curriculum needs to give importance to the study of ethics in order to churn out graduates who practice ethical accounting. Authors have also talked about the Islamic accounting and how it is synonymous for ethical accounting practices.
Keywords: Accounting, Ethics, Professional, Standards, Review