The foundation of any organization, regardless of the industry they operate in, is the ethical conduct of leadership and employees and how the customer or patron perceives the organization. Explain what is meant by ethical conduct, why organizations should be concerned about ethics, and the impact that a lax ethical code can hav
Virtues have been defined as core characteristics valued by moral philosophers and religious thinkers. Identify and define the six high virtues presented by Peterson and Seligman. Select a virtue you believe is inherently important to the study of business ethics, identify its corresponding character strengths and explain why it
Rahim suggests conflicts originate from ten different sources. Choose an organizational conflict that has recently been in the news. Provide background information on the conflict, and analyze the problem through the lens of each of these ten sources. If the classification fits the problem, demonstrate how; if it does not, expla
Case Study: Cassidy is the executive director of the Theater Hope Fund, an organization in New York that involves impoverished and at-risk youths in local theater and musical productions. Gangs, violence, drugs, and teen pregnancy are prevalent nearby, and the Theater Hope Fund gives children a positive and creative outlet for
The case study: Sally is a sales representative close to her sales goal for the year. If she sells textbooks worth $1,000 in the next week, she will hit her sales goal and earn a $10,000 bonus. Sally's customers are not interested in purchasing any more educational material this year. Her only hope is to buy those textbooks her
What, in your opinion, contributes to scandals and illegal and unethical practices in the area of accounting and finance? Note: The reason(s) go beyond greed.
1. Is it ethical to exclude employees from the in-group? Do people in the In-group think exclusion is ethical and those in the out-group think it is unethical Is your answer based on personal experience? 2. Is it possible for all employees to be in the in-group? 3. Should managers work to overcome LMX theory by including all e
Identify reasons why a person would be interested in being ethical, and classify those reasons in terms of whether they represent moral motivation or economic motivation.
Explore the ethical, moral, and legal challenges of potential dual relationships as an advocate or mediator. Examples included.
Write a 1000 - 1500 word paper in which you explore the ethical, moral, and legal challenges of potential dual relationships as an advocate or mediator. Present your opinion on the integration of advocacy and mediation within the human services field. Identify your personal philosophy and individual approach to advocating an
Please discuss the following: 1. What is the most significant ethical challenge of marketing and advertising? At what point does a lack of truth in advertising effectuate diminishing returns for the advertiser? 2. Is the free marketplace a business regulator? If so, how? If not, why not?
Your work with UWEAR and PALEDENIM has been completed. You have sent an e-mail to the client requesting feedback on any final requests before you close the project. Tom Tramlin, the chief executive officer (CEO), has sent you the following e-mail in response: It has been a pleasure working with you on this project. For your fin
The merger between UWEAR and PALEDENIM is complete, and this project is nearing completion. Prior to the end of the project, you will need to help UWEAR and PALEDENIM develop and implement code of conduct policies to cover the issues that you have encountered during your work with them. Please see the attached two PDF documen
Assuming that one of the vendors for an American company is a Chinese company that subjects its factory workers to less than favorable environmental conditions with management exhibiting a mostly insensitive attitude toward those workers, while simultaneously being exemplary in dealings with the company, yet for every single fac
A coworker comes to you with the following problem: "I provided my boss a projection of factory overhead using the high-low method. He was unhappy with the results and told me to do more work and not return until I had a lower cost estimate. My initial analysis was based on data points for the last 24 months. By dropping the
What are some real-world examples of ethical and unethical practices you have read about, seen in the news, or encountered at your workplace? What were the outcomes of those practices? A member of a one culture may not view a situation with the same ethical perspective as a member of another culture. Given this, what can an
1. Is it ethical and socially responsible to teach people to follow orders without questioning authority in the military or any other organization? 2. What would you do if your boss asked you to follow orders that you thought might be unethical? 3. How would you approach your boss? Would you go to your boss and ask again if i
The case scenario: You are the network administrator for a rather large company. As part of your responsibility as a network administrator is to monitor the emails for the organization. Usually this just means occasionally allow through emails for staff members that have been accidentally blocked by the spam filters. You get a
You overhear your supervisor talking with her boss, who is a corporate officer, about a possible acquisition. You do not overhear the name, but you are pretty sure that you know which company it is. No one knows that you overheard this conversation, and your company has a history of acquisitions in the same market as the compan
Considering the normative ethical theories: deontological, utilitarian, and virtue ethics; Which is most useful in evaluating the Mattel case and why?
1. In a narrative format, summarize the key facts and issues of the case. 2. Update the information in the case by researching it on the Internet. Focus your response on the specific issues in the case. 3. Consider the use of "pre-texting" in the case. What ethical issues arise from the use of this practice? Do you find it
Fast Ed's auto showroom sells cars. Fast Ed's bank requires the company to submit quarterly financial statements in order to keep its line of credit. Note Receivable and Accounts Receivable are 50 percent of current assets. Therefore, Bad-Debt Expense and Allowance for Doubtful Accounts are important accounts. Fast Ed's presi
**What is the difference between an express and an implied contract? A unilateral and a bilateral contract? A contract that is void or voidable? **What elements must be in place for formation of a contract? **What are three examples of valid consideration? (Please use at least one research site to support your statement
What are the four common patterns of irrational or unethical decision-making?
Hi, I have been ask to conduct a survey so I was wondering if you can help me make one? It should contain about 12 survey questions. My topic is on: Ethical Clothing I've attached the detail of the whole assignment as it might help to understand what the survey is roughly suppose to be about.
I need help developing a reflective and applied statement describing how ethical issues should be considered when planning marketing strategies, and ethical responsibilities as a scholar, practitioner, and leader along with a couple APA peer reviewed references?
- 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.
What type of ethical structure should business and its consumers adhere to given that responsibilities should be represent by both?
When evaluating an organization, what political and ethical factors must be taken into account? Why?
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
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