SOX Legislation

SOX Legislation

Paper instructions:
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Look for a recent body of research in the area of corporate ethics scandals, unethical behavior, and the impact of SOX legislation. The research should be from a peer-reviewed scientific journal, trade publication, or professional journal. You can use the Internet to search for a relevant body of research.

Based on knowledge of corporate ethics scandals, unethical behavior, and the impact of SOX legislation, discuss the following:
•    The role of management in setting the organizational tone relative to ethical behavior.
•    What should subordinates do when managers act unethically or encourage them to engage in unethical practices?
•    Discuss an example of a corporate ethics scandal other than Enron.
•    Based on the above example, discuss why you believe the unethical behavior occurred.
•    Based on the above, discuss what the organization could have done to prevent such occurrences either at the time they happened or in the future.
Discuss whether the provisions of the SOX act will have a positive effect on corporate ethics practices.