Business Metrics and Ethics

After reading the attachment 1 case “Houston We Have A Problem: They Paid Themselves Bonuses!”. Using the information from the lecture attachment#2 and your own research, answer the following questions: The case ends with Amanda thinking about the succession of events since she came to VPC to better understand what this all m​‌‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‍‌​eant, what was likely to happen next, and what she should do. 1. What does it all mean? 2. Should a fraud be suspected and the type of fraud it could be? 3. Discuss the factors present at VPC that were indicative of incentives, opportunities and rationalizations to commit fraud. 4. Did management override controls and if so, why? 5. What is likely to happen next? What are the potential courses of actions that could be taken next by Houston (and Jersey). 6. Recommend changes to VPC’s control environment to prevent the same situation from happening again. Remember you can be creative in the paper add any type of metric charts, graphs anything you need to eplain each question in t​‌‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‌‌‌‍‌‍‌‍‍‌​he essay.








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