Completion of your Research Paper (15 – 20 pages) will be in APA format and will include the following sections. (THE BODY OF THE PAPER MUST MEET THE 15 – 20 PAGES NOT INCLUDING TITLE PAGE, TABLE OF CONTENT, REFERENCES AND APPENDICES).
- Discuss fraudulent financial reporting
- Discuss the effect it has on these individuals
- Discuss examples such as but not limited to the Enron case, Lehman Brothers Holdings, Madoff Securities, The Boeing Company
- Discuss what an audit committee is and how they can be used against fraudulent financial reporting
Introduction; Scope and context for the study
Problem Statement: This section will include the objectives of the study and state the hypotheses tested.
Literature Review: Describe what the research literature supports.
Methodology: Details about the population and sample, and methods of data collections. Describe how you survey instrument was constructed and utilized in your study.
Analysis: descriptive and statistical analyses.
Summary; A review of data and information provided.
Conclusion: what the data indicates and how the study could be improved or furthered.
References: What sources did you use and list accordingly (using APA format). You must include at least 15 professional references that are not websites.
Appendices: Include copies of survey instrument and raw data