This case helps students explore the impact of authoritative revenue recognition literature in the context of e‐commerce, and may be used in an undergraduate intermediate financial accounting class or a graduate class in advanced financial accounting or audit research. In addition to better understanding e‐commerce companies, students will have the opportunity to consider important GAAP literature that significantly impacts the revenue recognition practices of numerous organizations. Further, students will understand that decisions regarding revenue recognition policies must often be made in a setting of significant professional and personal pressure.

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