Ethical Covert Research Paul Spicker The Robert Gordon University, UK http://soc.sagepub.com/content/45/1/118 The president of your company, a 500-employee manufacturer of specialized medical instruments, is concerned with rumors about unionization of the company's manufacturing personnel. She has heard that employees ar
Ethical dilemmas in business and reactions by American businesses; concern by critics and possible actions to make improvements.
There are some critics of American corporate power who say that corporations have too much power, and although corporations provide profits and a better standard of living for many, the critics believe that corporations are only interested in profits and self-preservation. Some even believe that corporations invade the employees
Read the following dilemmas and then present your decision. Use the following questions to reach a decision: 1. Does the action involve intentional deception? 2. Does the action purposely benefit one party at the expense of another? 3. Is the action fair and just to all concerned? The Golden Rule not only dictates that
1) Discuss the eight ethical principles in the Global Business Standards Codex. Using these principles, describe an example of a company that does follow one of these principles, and then describe an example of a company that does not follow one of these principles. 2) Select three business ethics myths, and discuss why they
WorldCom has been cited for violating ethical practices as well as legal violations. Examine why has there been such a relatively high number of incidences of this and what it says about the business environment that the United States operates in. Assignment Guidelines: WorldCom has been prosecuted for violating the law re
Describe the ethical issues of the case as given in the pros and cons associated with Mary's ethical decision. Explain what action you would take, and discuss your underlying rationale.
Please, I need help finding a news article regarding a business doing the "right thing." and writing notes about the corporate culture and ethics' impact and implications. Thanks.
Legal and ethical issues can arise in any organization. How might these issues be different? What sort of relationship exists between the two? Provide an example of each from current events. What might the organizations involved have done differently to prevent these legal and ethical issues
"It has been suggested that "ethical conduct" be formally incorporated as a general competency requirement for any job within the organization". Read the attached article about developing and screening for "character qualities", and discuss your thoughts about the feasibility of screening for character qualities (including ethic
Upon returning to the office after your discussion with peers at the Annual Compliance Officers Conference, you decide to further explore the topic of leadership. Specifically, you will research the theoretical bases of leadership and the various styles, including how they can affect the organization. Use the Library, Interne
Small Business Management and Tax Laws 1.Discuss the impact of a business owner failing to obey tax laws. 2.What are the ethical implications of such failure? 3.From an ethical perspective, is his/her reasoning an acceptable defense? Why or why not?
1.Discuss the impact of a business owner failing to obey tax laws. 2.What are the ethical implications of such failure? 3.From an ethical perspective, is his/her reasoning an acceptable defense? Why or why not?
You are the manager for the shipping department of a large manufacturing firm. You became manager by being promoted from within. Even though you feel that you have become acclimated to your managerial role, you are still friends with and do things socially with your subordinates (formerly your peers). They come to you for advice
Evaluate John Rawls' Theory of Justice as Fairness and other approaches to ethical decision making including Utilitarianism, Universalism, Rights, Justice and Ethical Virtue. Analyze the approach you feel works best in resolving ethical dilemmas. Once you have chosen an approach you feel is best, apply an ethical issue you have
A manufacturer of aspirin had its marketing research department conduct a national survey among doctors to investigate what common household remedies doctors would most likely recommend when treating a patient with a cold. The question asked doctors to pick the one product they would most likely prescribe for their patients from
Describe the different types of ethical issues and legal responsibilities of a retailer associated with promotion management
Describe the different types of ethical issues and legal responsibilities of a retailer associated with promotion management. Provide specific examples. Checklist: Identify ethical issues and laws relating to promotion Describe the types of ethical issues pertaining to promotion Discuss the legal responsibiliti
A data processing analyst for a research supplier finds that a preliminary computer run of survey results shows that consumers love a client's new product. The employee buys a large block of the client's stock. Discuss the ethical ramifications of this decision. Which research participant or participants will be harmed by this
Is all discrimination in employment illegal or unethical? Explain. Provide two examples of workplace discrimination that you believe are legal or ethical.
Other than personal greed, what do you think has led to the ethical breakdowns in many high profile organizations? Please provide an example of a specific type of organization that could be susceptible to ethical breakdowns and what management could do to prevent such. Fully explain your answer References should be integrated
What are the biggest ethical issues faced by those developing technology and how can these issues be accounted for in strategic planning? How are the ethics of developing and distributing technology the same or different from other types of corporate social responsibility?
Can you summarize the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) for me? Its use, allowances, who it favours?
What is an example of a potentially unethical accounting situation? Why is the situation unethical? How do ethics affect a company's financial results? Do you think the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has made a difference in the ethical behavior of companies regarding their financial accounting? Why or why not?
Discuss the ethical and professional conduct of Joshua Thorp in applying for the loan from NYC Bank.
I need some assistance with the following scenario: Joshua Thorp opened Laser Co. on January 1, 2011. At the end of the first year, the business needed additional funds. On behalf of Laser, Joshua applied to Vermont National Bank for a loan of $500,000. Based on Laser financial statements, which has been prepared on a cash ba
I need some help with the following scenario: Gianna Tuck is an accountant for Post Pharmaceuticals. Her duties include tracking research and development spending in the new product development division. Over the course of the past six months, Gianna notices that a great deal of funds have been spent ona particular product fo
I need some help with the following scenario: A new position, which would be a promotion for you, opens at your place of employment. You confide in your colleague Taylor that you are going to apply for the position because you need the extra income. Then Taylor tells your manager that you are only applying "for the money," no
Is spyware ethical? Why or why not? The notion of what constitutes spyware is still a bit unsure. No one quite agrees on a definition, but generally speaking, spyware is software (or, less frequently, hardware) installed on a computer without the target user's knowledge and meant to monitor the user's conduct. Most of the tim
Andrea Pafko, corporate comptroller for Nicholson Industries, is trying to decide how to present "Property, plant and equipment" in the balance sheet. She realizes that the statement of cash flows will show that the company made a significant investment in purchasing new equipment this year, but overall she knows the company's p
Ethical question: Residence Suites operates a regional hotel chain. Each hotel is operated by a manager and an assistant manager/controller. Many of the staff who run the front desk, clean the rooms, and prepare the breakfast buffet work part-time or have a second job so turnover is high. Assistant manager/controller Terry
1) Summarize what is unethical about the actions that Ford took in the Pinto case article. Specifically, they failed to recall the Pinto when they had data that suggested it was dangerous. 2) What you think about their decision to calculate how much they would pay for each death suffered from the dangerous car rather than rec
I need help with answering the following: Identify one ethical dilemma of a specific market player (mortgage companies - in general as a major market player, with examples). - How did this dilemma start? What contributed to this? - What role did incentives, regulation and other relevant factors play in the emergence of the
Case analysis s: DECISION CASE 1-6 IDENTIFICATION OF ERRORS IN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND PREPARATION OF REVISED STATEMENTS
ETHICAL DECISION MAKING LO 4,5,8 DECISION CASE 1-6 IDENTIFICATION OF ERRORS IN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND PREPARATION OF REVISED STATEMENTS 1. Errors made in preparing the financial statements: a. The recognition of the 2009 season ticket sales as revenue in 2008. Because Lakeside has not provided these fans with any s