Discussion And 2 Replies Access the AICPA’s Code of Professional Conduct. Read the sections on integrity (0.300.040), Objectivity and Independence (0.300.050) and Due Care (0.300.060). Note that section (0.300.040.05) indicates that “Integrity also requires a member to observe the principles of objectivity and independence and of due care”. Discuss the following:
1. Why is objectivity and independence a necessary component of integrity, according to the AICPA?
2. Why is independence a necessary component of integrity, according to the AICPA?
3. Are these principles consistent with a Christian ethical perspective?
4. Discuss a personal or professional situation in which integrity was impacted by objectivity/independence or due care.