Greed, fraud and deception are the focus of Cecil W. Jackson, professor of clinical accounting in the USC Marshall School of Business. Jackson explains the top 20 most common accounting tricks used by companies to get ahead in their game, relying on true stories of those guilty of scandal, including WorldCom, Enron and Xerox. He examines the companies as well as their leaders to help readers spot potential red flags for fraud and protect themselves from becoming victims.
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Nothing but a number: At 37, former Trojan swimmer heads into sixth Olympics
Oussama “Ous” Mellouli is one of only four swimmers in history to participate in this many Olympic Games. But before he made his name as an all-time great, he was a proud All-American at USC.
Racial and ethnic disparities discovered in post-operative breast cancer surgery outcomes
Hispanic and non-Hispanic Black women are more likely to have a post-surgery emergency department visit within 90 days than non-Hispanic white women, a USC study found.
Alumnus Andre De Grasse wins bronze in 100m, earns fourth Olympic medal
Rai Benjamin moved on to the final in the 400m hurdles and all four women’s water polo teams with Trojans on their rosters advanced to quarterfinal play on Day 9 of the Tokyo Olympics.