Pioneering In Teaching Business Ethics: The Case Of Management Accounting In Universities In Palestine

Date Added: Apr 2009
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A large proportion of students in Palestinian higher education now study business administration and management accounting. Although Palestinian universities might be expected to aim to produce well-rounded graduates, there has been perception that commerce faculties have tended to take narrow view of business administration studies, paying little attention to ethical issues. A significant majority of management accounting lecturers does not claim to address ethical issues in their teaching, though personal interest and a belief in the importance of teaching ethics are found to be profound.