AccountingWEB Weekly Resource Guide - Issue 98
- Making Ethical Decisions - Part Three
- Audit Fees Expected to Rise by as Much as 35%
- Are State CPA Societies Still Relevant?
- CFOs Feel Pressure From Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
- Free Report - Investigations 101
- Consultants For Your Clients...Common Interest Allies? Competitive Enemies?
- College Grads Facing Tough Job Market
- New Withholding Tables Now Available
- The Summer Tax Rebate - How Will it Work?
- Robert Half to Offer Free Professional Development
- Book Recommendation: The Power of Focus
- Knowledge Management For CPA Firms
- Treat Employees Fairly But Not Equally
- Ways To Recover When You Miss A Business Appointment
- Six Steps to Positive Confrontation at Work
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Ethical decision-making requires more than a belief in the importance of ethics. It also requires ethical sensitivity to implications of choices, the ability to evaluate complex, ambiguous and incomplete facts, and the skill to implement ethical decisions effectively. Part three of five.
Complying with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act will cost public companies an average of 35% more in audit fees, according to a recent survey.
President Bush has signed into law the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, which contains a myriad of tax changes for both individuals and businesses. Be sure you have the tools you need to communicate to your clients and staff how this will affect them. Find out more today.
The accounting profession is facing challenges as never before. Traditional solutions to meeting these challenges have been put to the test, so it's appropriate that we ask the question - "Are state CPA societies still relevant?"
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CFOs are burning the midnight oil a little more these days as they work longer and harder to ensure their companies meet the requirements of Sarbanes-Oxley.
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The influence of technology is being felt in every business
today. "Knowledge Management" is today's buzzword used by
business to describe how to capture and access a company's
Research shows that 6 of 10 employees believe that their
company is doing a poor job of applying personnel policies
and procedures fairly. When employees feel they are not
administered fairly they lose respect for management, build
up resentment toward their fellow co-workers, and lose
motivation for their work.
At one time or another, each one of us has accidentally missed a scheduled business meeting. However, very few executives know how to deal with this embarrassing mishap. The following tips will help you recover gracefully while salvaging your professional relationship.
"The American workplace can seem full of conflict," says
business communications trainer Barbara Pachter. "For the
employee, this conflict translates into added work stress and dissatisfaction. Here are six steps to help you confront others in a dignified and effective manner.
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