Glencoe Accounting

Chapter 6: Recording Transactions in a General Journal

Extend: Matter of Ethics

Gossip in the Workplace

  • Gossip in the workplace that affects another person's reputation can become a legal issue.
  • Using your favorite search engine or one of the Web sites below, research the legal terms "defamation of character," "slander," and "libel."
  • Prepare a report that defines these terms and explores how they might affect your decision in the ethical dilemma presented in your textbook.
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