Throughout the year there have been many important discoveries as a student that I have made. These discoveries have left a positive impact and should improve my experience here at the Alfred College of Business. The presentation on the Ethical Behavior and Accounting Information showed some important things are good to know. The Prisoner of the Truck presentation by Sarkis was an interesting presentation and I took a lot away from this presentation. Also, the Option Theory as a guide for
Lifelong Decision Making was a good presentation and I learned a lot from this as well.
The "Ethical Behavior and Accounting Information" presentation by Dan Acton brought up a number of ethical decisions which faced those practicing in the accounting profession as well as those privy to an organization's accounting practices. The framework for ethics consist of the principle of beneficence and the principle of no harm. These principles are very important discoveries that I have came upon in this class. The principle of beneficence consists of how we should act so that our actions lead to an improvement in the quality of life that we live. When knowing this you will look at your actions more decisively and be able to improve the quality of your life. The principle of no harm consists of how we should act and that our actions should lead to no harm to anyone. Although this principle has been around since we were in pre-school it is still a very important principle to remember.
The "Prisoner of the Truck" presentation by Fred Sarkis showed me that not only do I need to have drive, determination, self-confidence, and focus, but I also need to possess a strong sense of character and upstanding ethics to be a successful business leader. Mr. Sarkis proved to me that you really do not need to come from something special and a family that is not very well off to become an extremely influential person. There are so many things that a person must g...