“I believe that every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity an obligation; every possession, a duty.” 1
—John D. Rockefeller Jr.
ResCoCo—An Example That Will Accompany Us
Imagine you are a corporate management accountant in a medium-sized company, called Responsible Controlling Company, ResCoCo. The company produces different consumer goods and therefore also needs many purchase products. The market in which ResCoCo is active is a very competitive one. The corporate culture, however, is to be described as a pleasurable one and the management board normally strives to reconcile the interests of the owners and the employees. In the past you have been involved in many accounting ...