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Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 77–84 | Cite as

The evaluation of “outcomes” of accounting ethics education

  • Stephen E. Loeb
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Abstract

This article explores five important issues relating to the evaluation of ethics education in accounting. The issues that are considered include: (a) reasons for evaluating accounting ethics education (see Caplan, 1980, pp. 133–35); (b) goal setting as a prerequisite to evaluating the outcomes of accounting ethics education (see Caplan, 1980, pp. 135–37); (c) possible broad levels of outcomes of accounting ethics education that can be evaluated; (d) matters relating to accounting ethics education that are in need of evaluation (see Caplan, 1980, p. 136); and (e) possible techniques for measuring outcomes of accounting ethics education (see Caplan, 1980, pp. 144–49). The paper concludes with a discussion of the issues under consideration.

Keywords

Economic Growth Goal Setting Ethic Education Broad Level Accounting Ethic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen E. Loeb
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  1. 1.College of Business and ManagementUniversity of Maryland at College ParkU.S.A.

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