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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

Small Indiscretions of Blatant Wrongdoing

The August, 2011 Reader's Digest posed the question: "When faced with evident of blatant wrongdoing, some people take a deep breath, put their hands on the Bible, and ...deny, deny, deny! Would you fall for these whoppers?" Do you feel these individuals lack integrity even when their wrongdoing in considered "small indiscreti

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?

What is Ethical Covert Research?

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

Reporting Violations of Company Policy

What actions should you take when you realize your direct supervisor is taking inappropriate actions against company policy? Do you take action or should you "mind your own business"? Does integrity come into play here?

Ethical and Social Issues with Expansion into the Global Market

The organization where you work is expanding into the global market by opening an office in China. What are some potential ethical and social issues that may arise as the company expands into this new area? Can these issues be avoided or mitigated? Why or why not? Identify a cultural practice that is considered acceptable in

Ethical Compensation Dilemmas

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

Ethical Principles in the Global Business Standards Codex

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

Ethical Practices and Legal Violations

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

Companies Acting on their Ethical Codes

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 in Organizations: Issues and Prevention

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

Ethical qualities

"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

Ethical Responsibilities and Sexual Harassment

You are the assistant human resource manager for Proctor and Gamble. One of your tasks is to monitor the e-mail of all employees. You have discovered an e-mail that you would consider "sexual harassment," which was sent from one employee to another. What specific action steps would you take in this situation? What are your ethic

Ethical Issues in Health Care

What types of ethical issues are faced by those in the field of health care? What is the role of ethics in health care? Why are codes of ethics particularly important in the health care field? Why do you think the doctor-patient relationship is discussed as an ethical issue?

Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making in Compliance Officer Role

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

You are the manager for the shipping department of a large manufacturing firm

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

Parameters of Ethical Decision Making

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

Ethical Dilemma of Aspirin

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

Ethical Ramifications of Insider Trading

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