● Word Count: 300-400
● Formatting Style: MLA (for more information click here)
● Essay Structure: Case Study
*** Any sources must be properly cited according to the formatting style assigned
Harmony is the Senior accountant of a Bank. Junior accountants of all the branches report
to her. While preparing for the final quarter sales report, she finds that two out of the four
branches have failed to achieve the sales targets for the second consecutive quarter.
According to the company policy, the branches that fail to achieve targets in two
consecutive quarters have to be closed. Harmony feels sad for all the people losing their
jobs and decides that she will overstate the sales revenue generated by every branch and
report manipulated figures in the financial statements.
Answer the following questions.
Describe Harmony’s actions from ethical standpoint. Is she doing the right thing?
What can be the consequences of Harmony’s actions. What are the risks involved? What
would you suggest to Harmony?