Select one of the following topics:

Auditor’s responsibility to the public
Auditor’s independence
Professional skepticism
Reasonable assurance
Whistle blowing
Discuss the selected topic and examine its importance with respect to ethical behavior. Also, include in your discussion how any (or all) of the Six Pillars of Character discussed by the Josephson Institute of Ethics are related to the chosen topic.

The student will complete 4 Discussions in this course. The student will post one thread of at least 750 words. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 2 scholarly citations in addition to the textbook in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include scholarly academic articles and of course the textbook, the Bible, etc.

The textbook is called Ethical Obligations and Decision Making in Accounting 5th Edition written by Steven M. Mintz, and Roselyn E. Morris.