SOX Section 806 “Protection for Employees of Publicly Traded Companies Who Provide Evidence of Fraud” offers protection to whistleblowers who faced any kind of retaliation from employers or other entities. Boeing’s termination of Neumann and Tides cannot be protected under Section 806 as they did not report to the right groups, specifically a federal regulatory or law enforcement agency, the U.S. Congress, or a person with supervisory authority. Assessment of the Courts’ Decision over Neumann and Tides’ Dismissal Charges
"The auditor 's job is to exercise professional skepticism in evaluating a public company 's accounting and in conducting its audit to ensure that investors receive reliable information…” (Aubin, 2016). E&Y did not do their job and the PCAOB had every right to fine the firm. Make a recommendation as to how regulators and professional societies may prevent this type of behavior in question for the future. Provide support for your rationale
Firstly, in term of audience, SGK being a non-profit organization had to deal with the public, supporters, member of the organization and corporate sponsors. There is definitely a lot more at stake when it comes to crisis communication as it could mean the end of SGK if the situation was handled poorly. In addition, SGK’s situation did not start from a message they disseminated but it came from a response that was made by Planned Parenthood. In the first quarter of their 30th year, the board of directors decided that they were going to defund Planned Parenthood due to a consensus from some members and supporters that was pro-life that supporting the organization went against the very core of what SGK stood for. Thus to show their support for pro-life followers, SGK made changes to their guidelines for organization that they continue to fund.
It recognizes two kinds of independence; independence in fact and independence in appearance. In this case, both Enron and Arthur Andersen had been not independent in fact and in appearance. The shareholders and management of Enron should not choose Arthur Andersen as the external auditor since the chairman of audit committee, CFO and most of the accounting staffs were used to work in Arthur Andersen public accounting firm. Arthur Andersen should also refused the offer to become the external auditors of Enron because it will be not independent for them to audit the company since there was an indirect relationship between the people who used to work in Andersen with the public accounting firm itself. It will lead them to be not independent in appearance.
Personally, I show all of these qualities. Growing up, I was taught that if you are not honest with someone, the truth will come out. I stand by this motto everyday to not only benefit me, but to benefit others. I encourage others to live by this motto to help
Winston and Fields (2015) note that a servant leader consist of three main characteristics placing followers ahead, demonstrating ethics in decision-making and actions, and creating value. By placing followers first, the leader demonstrates that the followers are more important that the position he or she holds. The leader is there because of the followers. Therefore, it is appropriate to take care of the interests of the followers at all times so that the organization can thrive. Ethical decision-making is all about doing the right thing at the right time.
It is important that you develop an awareness of what you value, as these values will be important in forming a better relationship with co–workers. Knowing your own values can help you work effectively to resolve conflicts and support the organization’s philosophy of care appropriately. Wherever our values come from, they make us the unique person we are today. In this book the authors and Admiral
A leader’s charismatic that involved the followers’ respect and trust which leads to the followers’ loyalty. The second characteristic is as an inspirational motivation. A transformational leader always inspires others in creating new ideas and finding the best ways in achieving goals which have been designed from the start. The followers will believe in their abilities and optimist about the future as the leaders have encouraged them. One of the visionary aspects of leadership that can drive followers toward their goals is communication skills that can make the vision intelligible, powerful and engaging.
Setting a precedent for who you are, how you are going to act, and how you allow others to act around you is critical. It does not only show your leadership skills, but it shows that type of person you are and how you treat others. This approach will most likely allow your team to feel respected, included, and valued, while also educating them on social justice as well. Through this leadership, work environments, working relationships, as well as the overall success of the company and its employees will improve. As I approach my career, I can only hope I can be a leader toward success and social justice within the office and around the
Authentic Leadership Authentic leadership refers to a leader that actually possesses the beliefs they embrace. Their authenticity is apparent in their actions and their behavior reflects the ethics and values she encourages like transparency and fairness (Mack, 2018). To become a more authentic leader, I need to focus on becoming more open and transparent to others, acknowledging my ethical belief as well as my weaknesses and fears. By opening up to others, I believe that others will recognize that I am worth their trust