Theories Of God 's Moral Law

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theories of God’s moral law, antinomianism believes there is “no binding moral laws, that everything is relative” (Geisler, 2010, p. 22). Although this ethical theory has produced historical rebellions that were required at that point in time, such beliefs are, “indeed quite literally an-archy, an unfettered and unconditional rejection of all ruling principles in the name of freedom” eventually also known as chaos (Smith, 2000, p. 130). Without any type of moral law, there would be no order leading to the demise of the human race. Individuals who promote this system believe it holds people more accountable and builds relationships, however critics stress that the subjectivity of the system will eventually be the cause of failure.…show more content…
Organizational Culture When one thinks of culture, immediate thoughts of a way of life for a certain group of people come to mind, and culture in the accounting profession is not much different. Like all cultures, there is a general view or perception of the culture. The accounting profession has a general perception of being a step ahead of others, with high distinction and of great moral standards. This perception is a result of the education and training involved to become and remain a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The importance of information and work in the realm of accounting requires all accountants to remain consistent in standards and ethics. However, perception of an entire culture can shift as seen in the Arthur Anderson debacle in 2002 and the establishment of Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Also, there is the ongoing concern of global companies attempting to adhere to the same standards and ethics, when social standards differ around the world. Studies show that, “people from different cultures can be expected to hold different implicit theories, which lead to divergent cognitive processes and behavior” (Wong-On-Wing and Lui, 2013, p. 17). Therefore, having an understanding of each ethical system has never been more crucial in organizational culture in the accounting profession. “Accounting ethics incorporate social standards of behavior as well as behavioral standards that relate specifically to the profession”
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