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International Legal and Ethical Issues in new facilities in East Asian country

Your firm has been investigating the possibility of locating facilities in an East Asian country such as , Taiwan, or Singapore. Prepare a report that addresses the following information: What is each country's environmental regulation level? What kind of legislation has been passed in the country regarding working hours an

Organizational Technology Standards

Being considered an ethical company by consumers can help a company to increase its market share. How can a company's standards in relation to technology help it to be seen as ethical? Many employees do not realize how some standard business practices put customer data at risk. Can you think of any examples of how customer d

Ethical Dilemma Allocation to achieve fairness: Americans with Disabilities Act

Much of managerial accounting deals with understanding and allocating costs. There are many different methods for doing so, especially when it comes to indirect costs such as manufacturing overhead. It is important that the costs be allocated in a manner that represents the incurrence of those costs in order to be fair to the

Ethical Theory Applied in Corporate Law

Go to: Read Case #9 "Cost Justified?" Prepare an analysis in outline form. Your analysis should include the following Who are the stakeholders in this case? What are the interests of the stakeholders? Legal Analysis Do any of the listed laws apply

Ethical issue during internship at Omni Instruments: Error in CVP analysis

You have just begun your summer internship at Omni Instruments. The company supplies sterilized surgical instruments for physicians. To expand sales, Omni is considering paying a commission to its sales force. The controller, Matthew Barnhill, asks you to compute: 1) the new breakeven sales figure, and 2) the operating profit if

Legal and ethical issues for technology in retail environment

What are the major legal and ethical issues related to the use of technology in the retail environment? As a manager in the retail environment, how can you overcome these challenges? Retailers like many businesses often have sensitive customer data such as credit card numbers. How can these retail businesses ensure the security

International Legal and Ethical Issues in Business

Details: An upcoming meeting with your new company's chief executive officer (CEO) and other executives is a great opportunity for you to share your knowledge of potentially defective products being sold to customers. You are not sure if others are aware of this issue, and the defective products could possibly lead to serio

Ethical issues, design, methodologies, analysis and measurement

Details: In preparation for a client meeting, you will now perform fundamental research analyzing and explaining how to conduct a literature review to support the research effort. Also discuss how to develop an Annotated Bibliography and how it can be applied to effectively support the research effort. how research topics

Considering Stakeholders in Relocating Manufacturing Plants

Http:// Read "Something's Rotten in Hondo." Now write a response that addresses the following: - Identify the stakeholders in this affair and what their primary interests might be. - Think of any environmental laws that would apply to the case and decide if the government

Informational Privacy

Patricia Dunn is with Hewlett-Packard no more. It all started with a leak; somebody was giving out important company secrets. And with all the deft Hollywood style gumshoe-esque thinking Ms Dunn hired Private Investigator Ronald DeLia to find out just who it was. The Private Investigators posed as H-P directors, as journalist

How do companies use technology to help set and manage ethical standards?

Organizational Philosophies and Technology Paper Prepare a paper discussing how companies use technology to help set and manage ethical standards and guidelines. How can this shape the type of work environment or culture a company promotes? Additionally, discuss how using technology to perform human resources functions affec

Staffing strategies in dealing with employee terminations; ethical issues

There are numerous negative organizational consequences to firing employees, including the discomfort of the supervisor who delivers the termination information, conflict or sabotage from the departing employee, and the potential for a lawsuit. In response, many supervisors provide problem employees unpleasant work tasks, re

Many organizations have a strategy implemented that will enable a company to achieve its goals and remain profitable. However, with the same measure of tenacity in strategic planning, unethical practices could be eliminated. "An effective organizational culture should encourage ethical behavior and discourage unethical behavior." (Sims, 1992). An ethical strategy (if properly positioned within an organization) could reduce the number of unethical business practices.

Many organizations have a strategy implemented that will enable a company to achieve its goals and remain profitable. However, with the same measure of tenacity in strategic planning, unethical practices could be eliminated. "An effective organizational culture should encourage ethical behavior and discourage unethical behavior

Important Qualities in a Leader

Name three qualities you believe are important in a leader. Elaborate on each of those qualities. Do you think a leader today has to be more aware of their ethical behaviors than leaders in the past?

Sales - Ethical Dilemma

You recently received a promotion to district sales manager. You are eager to show your leadership ability and ready to implement a strategy to make your company successful. Your boss has come to you to explain a new selling strategy that he would like to see you implement. It involves having your salespeople be a little more ag

Pension Plans, Ethical Reporting, Bribes and Kickbacks

1) According to the text, there still are differing opinions on what constitutes a company's liability and periodic expense for a pension plan.What part of the pension formula gives rise to this controversy? In your opinion, how should this expense be measured? Give an example using your measurement criteria. 2) In the cur

Ethical Work Environments

Discuss the impact of employee motivation and those techniques to maximize employee contributions. Describe the basic approaches to human resources planning. A recent employee survey in your organization has shown a need for emphasizing ethics. Based on a couple of recent incidents employees are feeling less motivated whic

Logistics & Services Corporation: Moral rights, moral wrongs

Logistics & Services Corporation is a mini-conglomerate made up of various diverse companies that have been collected, merged or acquired by purchase over the last 45 years of operation. The Corporation is headquartered in Texas and has over 150 offices in 30 countries and has been incporated in the state of Delaware. The pr

What does conservatism mean in accounting? What are ethical issues of principles?

What does conservatism mean in accounting? What are some of the ethical issues of selecting accounting principles for a company? Accountants apply the convention of conservatism when analyzing economic events and recording them. Do you believe accountants have been properly conservative in the past few years with financial st

Ethical and Unethical Leadership

1. what are some real-world examples of ethical and unethical leadership that you have encountered while working in the retail industry? Discuss a time when you have opposed unethical practices. 2. Many times conducting surveys can tell many important things about an organization or institution. In what way could you conclude

Ethical challenges.

Suppose you are the owner of a small jewelry store that sells new and antique jewelry. A customer leaves a family heirloom-an elaborate diamond ring-with you for cleaning and resetting. By mistake, a clerk in your store sells it to another customer. What would you do? If you were the buyer of the ring and had given it to your fi

Economic and Ethical Issues of Pricing

As a CPA you are in charge of a small tax advisory firm providing services to individual taxpayers, a substantial group of whom is high-wealth. Your firm is experiencing new pressures from the changing marketplace. New, non-CPA market competitors and competition from do-it-yourself tax-preparation software packages have had a ne

Prejudice and discrimination - Unethical behaviors

The importance of ethics in business has long been identified as an essential component to success. Nevertheless, unethical behaviors such as prejudice and discrimination still occur in business. Common examples could include hiring and promoting based solely on gender, age, or physical disabilities. A more complicated type of p

Unethical Business Practices of Capital One

I have some information on unethical business practices from Capital One Credit cards, can you help with more information and sites? See below and attachment: Capital One has been sued for unethical business practices for unethical promotional practices. Capital One was offering to give consumers one dollar of new credit

Employment and Unethical behavior

1. What are some of the conditions of employment within any given organization? 2. What conditions of employment could be considered unethical if not complied with appropriately?