Malaysian accounting educators' perceptions on ethics education in the accounting curriculum / Yin Yin Win, Suhaiza Ismail and Fatima Abdul Hamid

Yin, Yin Win and Ismail, Suhaiza and Abdul Hamid, Fatima (2014) Malaysian accounting educators' perceptions on ethics education in the accounting curriculum / Yin Yin Win, Suhaiza Ismail and Fatima Abdul Hamid. Malaysian Accounting Review, 13 (1). pp. 1-25. ISSN 1675-4077

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate ethics education in the accounting curricula of public universities in Malaysia based on the perception of the educators. Specifically, the study explores preparedness of educators in teaching ethics, preferred methods of ethics instruction, and educators 'perceptions of the importance of ethics integration. A questionnaire survey was distributed to 370 accounting educators in various public universities in Malaysia. The data were analyzed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) software. Basically, rudimentary statistical analysis techniques of frequency, percentage and central tendency were used to answer the research questions. The findings revealed that accounting educators agree on the importance of ethics education to satisfy the profession s needs. However, different opinions exist among educators on the adequacy of ethics education scope. The present study is one of the few studies that explore the current status of ethics integration in the accounting curriculum or the perception of accounting educators on this issue particularly from a developing country perspective.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Yin, Yin WinUNSPECIFIED
Ismail, SuhaizaUNSPECIFIED
Abdul Hamid, FatimaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics > Professional ethics > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Accounting. Bookkeeping > Accountants > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Accounting. Bookkeeping > Auditing. Auditors
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > Social aspects of education > Education and state
Divisions: Accounting Research Institute (ARI)
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Accounting Review
ISSN: 1675-4077
Volume: 13
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-25
Item ID: 13675
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics education, accounting, educators, teaching, public universities, Malaysia
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2016 09:20
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13675

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