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Legal and Ethical Environment of Business

- Explain the differences and similarities of the types of invasion of privacy. - What do lemon laws,The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and general warranties have in common? - What dangers do defective products pose to the public and the legal system? - Please use at least one research site to support your statements.

Ethical Decision Making: Assessing Financial Support

Read the "Decision Point" section on page 425 (See Below) of the text (When Does Financial Support Become a Kickback). There are three bulleted questions at the end of the short excerpt. Answer all questions listed. Remember to restate the question, and then give your reply. I include the three questions I would like answered pl

The Relationship Between Ethical Issues and Marketing

Hi, I need some assistance developing responses to the following questions: 1. What ethical issues should be considered when planning marketing strategies? What is an example of a real organization that used marketing strategies which caused ethical problems. What are the causes of the problems? What could have been done to

Ethical Business Issues.

Select the answer that is most correct and write a brief, 150-word essay to provide a rationale for your choice. This activity allows you to demonstrate your understanding of ethical principles, the organizational and societal implications of ethical behavior, and the functioning of ethical systems within organizations. Your

Ethical Business Issues: Layoff Strategy

Select the answer that is most correct and write a brief, 150-word essay to provide a rationale for your choice. This activity allows you to demonstrate your understanding of ethical principles, the organizational and societal implications of ethical behavior, and the functioning of ethical systems within organizations. Quest

Ethical Business Case Study

Select the answer that is most correct and write 150 words to provide a rationale for your choice. This activity allows you to demonstrate your understanding of ethical principles, the organizational and societal implications of ethical behavior, and the functioning of ethical systems within organizations. You have been a pur

Standards of Ethical Behavior

Select the answer that is most correct and write a brief, 150-word essay to provide a rationale for your choice. This activity allows you to demonstrate your understanding of ethical principles, the organizational and societal implications of ethical behavior, and the functioning of ethical systems within organizations. Scena

Ethical Issue: Ladner Bread.

Ladner Bread wishes to expand its business and has borrowed $100,000 from Bank. As a condition for making this loan, the bank required Ladner Bread to maintain a current ratio of at least 1.50 and a debt of no the more than 0.50, and to submit annual financial statement to the bank. Business during the third year has been good b

Ethical and Political Aspects of Decision Making

Assume that you are asked by your director to lead a team that will evaluate supplier responses to a request for proposal for a multi-year contract for infrastructure services. Subsequently, you are asked by the director to seriously consider recommending a particular supplier. How would you handle the ethical and political aspe

Ethical Dilemmas in Business

The Executive Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors has asked your CFO to develop a report of what has transgressed in the area of executive compensation in U.S. corporations to ensure that they are aware of what has happened in this area. Your CFO has asked you to develop a report that includes the areas of executive

Ethical Issues: Stacy Lynn Inc

Stacy Lynn, Inc. (SLI) is a manufacturer of rice cookers. The rice cookers sell for $45 per unit; the sales were 3,600 units in the current year, 2009. SLI has 400 units available for sale at the end of 2009 and is projecting sales of 4,400 units in 2010. SLI is planning the same production level for 2010 as in 2009, 4,000 units

Ethical Dilemmas in Business Decisions

After years of steady growth in net income, The Performance Drug Company sustained a loss of $1.6 million in 2012. The loss was primarily due to $5 million in expenses related to a product recall. The company designs and produces health supplements and had to recall a product in 2012 because of potential health risks. The compan

Ethical Question Regarding Marketed Products:This solution addresses the question if some products are too dangerous to be marketed in any circumstance, and if regulations should be placed on marketing cigarettes, handguns, prescription drugs. Examples are given.

Are some products too dangerous to be marketed in any circumstance? What regulations, if any, would you place on marketing cigarettes? Handguns? Prescription drugs? This code of ethics can be used to locate other codes and regulations that may address this issue.

Expatriation Ethics and Values Abroad and External Factors

Problems that arise in expatriation that go beyond the typical HRM responsibilities include the application of ethics and values abroad and external factors such as safety, security and counterterrorism. Explain these issues briefly. In what ways might the core ethical values and guidelines apply to them?

Values and Managing Others

What strategies have been used to promote collaboration at your place of employment or a company you are familiar with? Have these strategies been successful or unsuccessful? Explain. Would you recommend implementing other strategies to promote collaboration? If so, what would those be? What are some real world examples of

Cultural and Ethical Perspective

What is an example of an ethical perspective that is considered very American? What is an example of an ethical perspective from another culture that deals with a similar subject? Identify the culture and the ethical perspective. Why are the perspectives of these two so different? How are they similar?

Tyco legal problem.

Tyco legal case: I need to critical analyse the ethical issues involved in the case by giving: A short desciption of the case. Identification of the ethical issues involved, like what was the alleged ethical wrong done, and why is/was it wrong? A statement "in their own opinion, of whether it was wrong or not, and mor

Opportunities for unethical CEOs and how to prevent them

What are some potential areas in the recording and reporting of intangibles that might provide an unethical CEO the opportunity to present the results of operations in a more favorable light than in reality should be portrayed? What (or whom) do you think might be in a position to prevent such misrepresentation? Explain.

Ethical Dilemma for financial accounting

You have recently been hired as the assistant controller for Stanton Temperton Corporation, which rents building space in major metropolitan areas. Customers are required to pay six months of rent in advance. At the end of 2012, the company's president, Jim Temperton, notices that net income has fallen compared to last year. In

Risks and Ethical Responsibilities

Minnie Lee is an engineer with a multi-national aerospace company that produces fuel-line components for all types of air and space craft. Minnie discovered a potential defect in a particular fuel-line component. Minnie is the lead-engineer for this particular division and scheduled tests that would indicate the failure potentia

Ethical Standards in Financial Calculations

News reports often contain high profile stories about businesses that fail to apply ethical standards to their financial calculations and reporting. Lapses in judgment or deliberately deceptive practices have at times led to the demise of an organization or to a public scandal. What ethics-based practices would you, as a manager

Ethical and tax regulations that affect the work of CPAs

I need help to write 2 pages of the following: List and describe three concepts that enhance the mind of the CPA. In summary, the answer will show three things for creativity and three things for vigilance (total of six bullets with descriptions). Please provide a more specific example that demonstrates something more specifi

Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Please help to answer the following questions in a reflective journal. What are some ethical issues in the workplace? What does the employment relationship involve? What are some issues with downsizing, health and safety and acceptable risk? What are employers' rights and responsibilities regarding discrimination, diversity,

Xerox Corporation

Discuss Xerox's history, level in the market, Code of Ethics, implementation, and audit.

Case Study: Ethical issues facing Wal-Mart

Review the attached Case Study "Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10 Percent Employee Discount." Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author. Discuss ethical issues facing Wal-Mart dealing with, "off-the-clock-work," sexual discrimination, health benefits, the role of unions, the use of undocumented workers, as well as iss

Business article critique

I need help on how to write an article critique from a journal with topics relating to organizational theory. Review an article from one of the journals listed below that relates to a topic of interest in organizational theory. The article should not be more than five years old. Select an article that has sufficient content t

Biblical and Secular Ethical Principles

What are the ethical implications for managers not collecting proper data in sufficient scope and quantity before planning? What biblical and secular ethical principles support your assertions?