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- Identify the stakeholders in this case. Identify their interests and United’s obligations to satisfy those interests from an ethical perspective.
- Describe the ethical responsibilities of Tony Cupertino as a CPA and CIA. How do these responsibilities effect whom Cupertino should approach in United based on the organization chart?
- Assume Tony Cupertino decides to delay contacting Walter Hayward and, instead, Cupertino contacts the CFO of Bilco Corporation and offers a 20 percent discount on the total $130,000 cost of merchandise if Bilco agrees to approve the partial shipment on December 30, 2013. Cupertino adds that the $26,000 would be deducted from the remaining $65,000 to be shipped during January 2014. Evaluate Cupertino’s actions with respect to the following:
- Is the offer ethical or unethical? Why?
- Has Cupertino violated any of his reporting responsibilities in directly contacting the CFO of Bilco?