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    Preventing Ethical Misconduct

    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

    Ethical issues of software programs in European Unions

    Stan Sewell paid $50,000 for a franchise that entitled him to market software programs in the countries of the European Union. Sewell intended to sell individual franchises for the major language groups of Western Europe?German, French, English, Spanish, and Italian. Naturally, investors considering buying a franchise from Sewel

    Make an Ethical Decision

    Mary, along with some other female employees of her company, has petitioned management to increase the length of maternity leave to six months. The management has turned down thier reuest. Answer the following questions: 1. Should Mary and the others accept the decision? Why or why not? 2. Is there anything they can do

    treated as a means to someone else's purpose or end

    I need your opinion on the following question: Immanuel Kant theorized that humans are subjects and not objects. In other words Kant believes that we treat persons as ends within themselves and not means to our own ends. Describe a time where you were treated as a means to someone else's purpose or end and how you felt that i

    Ethical Business Issues

    I need some help with starting on the following assignment: Judge the actions of these companies as legal and unethical, legal and ethical, illegal and ethical, or illegal and unethical? Enron (now defunct) Enron, once hailed as a shining example of corporate excellence, collapsed in late 2001 due to massive accounting

    Ethical Compliance in the Workplace

    Is ethical compliance a necessity in the workplace or just another nuisance issue? Has the proliferation of federal laws and regulations affected both companies and unions? How has each been impacted?

    Federal Taxation

    I have the following assignment that I need help completing: Maximizing the Tuition Deduction Blake maintain a household that include his daughter bianca who is 23 years old and a full time student. using funds from a savings account she inherited from her aunt, Bianca pays for her $5000 college tuition. For the year,

    Legal and ethical representation of companies

    Why has marketing continuously been a focus of concern in regards to both the legal and ethical representation of companies? Do you think this concern is warranted? Why or why not?

    Ethical accounting practices for public & private companies

    Discuss whether or not you think ethical accounting practices are equally important for both public and private companies. Discuss the importance of having a proper accounting system in place and why it is important to understand financial statements.

    Smoking in the Workplace

    Smoking in the Workplace Here in Los Angeles we took a lot of static when smoking was banned in bars and restaurants. Now, even the jaded New Yorkers are doing it! From a health perspective there are serious questions about second hand smoke. Of course, if you don't want to go into a smoky bar, then don't go in. But some

    Legislation to prevent ethical misconduct

    Do you believe we will see a new wave of legislation to prevent ethical misconduct as a result of our current global financial crisis? If so, do you think it can effectively manage these risks?

    Potential problems in using "knock-off" products via a case scenario

    One of your major suppliers of designer sheets, towels, and robes, describes a way the Uniform and Linen Leasing Company (U&L) can save a substantial amount of money by using "knock-offs" of the designer towels instead of the real name brand version. They show you samples and no one seems to be able to tell the difference. A ver

    ethical risks involved in observation research

    Please help answer the below questions: Q 1. What ethical risks are involved in observation research? Explain the risks associated with the use of unobstructive measures? Q 2. How does data in qualitative research differ from data in quantitative research? Describe a business situation and a research question. Identify whi

    Company Ethical Concerns: Case Study

    You are writing this memo for a corporate executive who, faced with resolving the central ethical issue, seeks your input. You are preparing this memo to provide her with information and analysis she needs to make the decision on how to deal with the ethical concerns raised. The ethical concern is that the company has been accus

    Managerial accounting

    1. Review the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice. Does business interaction in the global market conflict with these ethical standards? Consider outsourcing, sustainability, and social responsibility. Is it possible to remain competitive in a global market and remain true to these ethical standards? Please formulate

    Ethical Issues Facing Wal-Mart

    Read Case Study 22, '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 issues relating to ch

    Select a company with a reputation for ethical business practices

    Select a company with a reputation for ethical business practices -Evaluate the company's past performance marketing their product using the six pillars of the marketing code of ethicsâ?"honesty, responsibility, caring, respect, fairness, and citizenship. -Provide at least two ways in which the company could make further

    Unethical In/Actions in Business

    Unfortunately, the recent news in the business world over the last several years has been well-documented with examples of illegal and unethical business dealings; some involved practicing unethical accounting processes, as well as situations that involved public figures from various genres caught performing various questionable

    Positive and Normative Economics

    What is the difference between positive and normative economics? Which is more prevalent in today's economies? Why? What role, if any, do ethics play in positive economics? What role do ethics play in normative economics?

    Ethical standpoint of auditors and use of balance sheet

    You are retained by Columbia Corporation to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30. Your consideration of internal control indicates fairly satisfactory condition, although there are not enough employees to permit an extensive separation of duties. The company is one of the smaller units in its indust

    Ethical behavior can shift depending on the situation. In order for an organization to eliminate unethical behavior, it will have a code of conduct in place. What actions within the organization need to be taken in order to ensure ethical behavior is followed?

    Ethical behavior can shift depending on the situation. In order for an organization to eliminate unethical behavior, it will have a code of conduct in place. What actions within the organization need to be taken in order to ensure ethical behavior is followed?

    Legal and Ethical Quotes

    What do you think about these two quotes? Just Because It's Legal, Is It Ethical? It Seems Right in Theory But Does It Work in Practice?

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