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"The thing that causes people to cross over and start doing inappropriate accounting is rationalization. ... The goal is to discipline yourself not to rationalize inappropriate accounting, such as finding the gray area, which is the thing that causes people to cross over.... [Organizations] have to make integrity and honesty a part of the corporate culture. Employees want to please their boss, but if their boss is not sending out the message that ethical behavior is as important as making their numbers, that is how it gets off track ..."
--Aaron Beam--Former CFO, HealthSouth, speaker and author, HealthSouth: The Wagon to Disaster and The Ethics Playbook: Winning Ethically in Business CFOs in the Digital Age--Learn best practices for leaders to digitize their finance function to work more effectively and efficiently.
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