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?
Are there some countries/customers that we would simply rather not do business with? I work for a shipping company and we work with local authorities when we are tipped of that someone is shipping something illegal through our system. But, take it a step further - what about items that are legal but may be immoral to others such
If a person is described as virtuous, is this the same as saying that person is moral or ethical? Why or why not? How would you explain the relationship between these three concepts? Provide examples.
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
An ethical issue that often comes up in our often "politically correct" corporate environment today is that of bias. Is anyone of us without our biases? I once heard someone say that, "anyone who says that they aren't prejudiced is a liar." Is that true?
Compare and contrast the following 5 religious and ethical systems: - Christianity - Islam - Hinduism - Buddhism - Confucianism Discuss the economic implications for each one. In other words, discuss the pros and cons of these types of religion in a country and how the benefit or impede doing business there.
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
Becky Knauer recently resigned from her position as controller for Shamalay Automotive, a small, struggling foreign car dealer in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Becky has just started a new job as controller for Mueller Imports, a much larger dealer for the same car manufacturer. Demand for this particular make of car is explod
Looking a Gift Horse in the Eye. Walter rarely sees his uncle George because George is a devoted world traveler. On January 15,2011, Walter received an envelope that George had mailed to him from Singapore on December 13,2010. The envelope contained a Christmas card from George and 1,000 shares of stock of lavender, inc. in
a. What is the ethical issue? b. What are your options? c. What are the possible consequences? d. What should you do?
I need help with this scenario: Becky Knauer recently resigned from her position as controller for Shamalay Automotive, a small, struggling foreign car dealer in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Becky has just started a new job as controller for Mueller Imports, a much larger dealer for the same car manufacturer. Demand for th
Kate Essex is the supervisor of the customer service representative group for Enovelty.com, a manufacturer of novelty items. This group spends its workday answering calls, and sometimes placing calls, to customers to assist in solving a variety of issues about orders previously placed with the company. The company has a rule th
Consider the fictional case of Medical Advisors Management Services (MAMS), a small business that provides the mid-office services for three thousands medical groups (physicians' offices) in the US, Caribbean, Cayman Islands and Canada. They manage patient scheduling and provide on-line payment of bills by both insurance compani