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Ethical Behavior Consider the following scenario between Dave, a printer, and Steve, an assistant in the local university’s athletic department. Steve: Dave, our department needs to have 10,000 posters printed for the basketball team for next year. Here’s the mock-up, and we’ll need them in a month. How much will you charge? Dave: Well, given the costs I have for ink and paper, 1 can come in at around $5,000. Steve: Great, here’s what I want you to do. Print me up an invoice for $7,500. Hut’s our budget. Then, when they pay you, you give me a check for $2,500. I’ll make sure that you get the job. Required: CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Is Steve’s proposal ethical? What should Dave do?

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Managerial Accounting: The Corners...

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Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
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Managerial Accounting: The Corners...

7th Edition
Maryanne M. Mowen + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337115773

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Chapter 1, Problem 15E
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Ethical Behavior

Consider the following scenario between Dave, a printer, and Steve, an assistant in the local university’s athletic department.

Steve: Dave, our department needs to have 10,000 posters printed for the basketball team for next year. Here’s the mock-up, and we’ll need them in a month. How much will you charge?

Dave: Well, given the costs I have for ink and paper, 1 can come in at around $5,000.

Steve: Great, here’s what I want you to do. Print me up an invoice for $7,500. Hut’s our budget.

Then, when they pay you, you give me a check for $2,500. I’ll make sure that you get the job.

Required:

CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION Is Steve’s proposal ethical? What should Dave do?

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