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Terms and Definitions Worksheet

Terms and Definitions Worksheet Write brief descriptions for each of the terms below. If you use an outside source to define them, include the citation for the source. Scientific method Environmental science Anthropocentrism Biocentrism Dualism Ecocentrism Ecology Ecophilosophy Ethics Hedo

Corporate Culture, Governance, and Ethical Leadership

Changing a corporate culture is very difficult. Imagine that you are asked by your chief executive to help move your firm toward the use of a triple-bottom-line accounting model in which environmental and social factors are given equal weight to financial indicators. Assume that this would prepresent a major transformation of th

Quality Control; Ethical Behavior

Allen included the circuit failure and rework problem in her report prepared for the upcoming quarterly meeting of the board of directors Due to the potential adverse economic impact, Allen followed a long-standing practice of highlighting this information. After reviewing the reports to be presented, the plant manager and his

Inappropriate employee behavior at work

The Issue: An X-Rated Work Habit Violating workplace rules leads to a hasty exit Word about Greg Kale's* inappropriate forays on the Internet started out as vague rumors about his "not pulling his weight" in his department, recalls Jackson Ford, a partner at the Sacramento architecture firm where Kale worked as an engineer

Brett's discovery of HoBoy Distributors financial discrepancies

Brett, in his first year as a CPA with the firm Dewy, Cheatem, and Howe, is auditing a bank client. Last month Brett audited another firm called HoBoy Distributors. As Brett works on his bank audit, he notices that there are discrepancies between the financial statements supporting a bank loan to HoBoy Distributors and what he s

Ethical Issues: Marko Consulting for two competing clients

Marsha is employed at Marko Consulting and is doing work for a major client that is testing a new product. During the project, the client discovers that its competitor, a smaller company, is also coming out with a very similar product. Marko Consulting is conducting research for the competitor as well. The client goes to Marsha'

The Habits of Strong Ethical Leaders

Discuss at least 5 of the 7 habits of strong ethical leaders. Use examples to support your answer. Here are the 5 habits: (1) Ethical leaders have strong personal character (2) Ethical leaders have a passion to do right (3) Ethical leaders are proactive (4) Ethical leaders consider stakeholder's interest (5) Eth

Display of Art: The Ethical vs. The Unethical

Censorship and art seems to be a matter of where one resides. People might find things offensive in one country where others might think it is fine. I seen on television the other day how some countries have people actually taking off their close while broadcasting the news. Their reasoning was to get more people to watch the ne

Ethical Plan.

As a company head (CEO, etc.), you have decided to create a new ethical plan for your company. Develop your own set of procedures that you would use to handle unethical issues. Provide a step-by-step procedure that will be followed from the moment an unethical situation is noticed (by an employee, supervisor, etc.) to resoluti

20th Century Globalism: Prevailing philosophical perspectives

Write a paper in which you research and identify one prevailing philosophical perspectives at work during the 20th century. Provide an overview for the philosophies?where it arose, who created it, and its major tenets. Resources: Course readings (Fiero, Gloria K. (2006). Modernism, Globalism, and the Information Age. New

Ethical issues & stakeholders obligations for aircraft engine

Accountants are frequently faced with situations where they must make critical decisions that will effect many people. Having a plan for how to analyze these situations will help you to make better decisions. The first step is to recognize that you are faced with a situation where there are ethical issues involved. For this

Finance changed the method of allocating fixed factory overhead

Company X uses a standard cost system and budgeted 50K machine hours to manufacture 100K units in 2007. Budgeted total fixed factory overhead was 9 million after charging the production volume variance to cost of good sold of the period. Finance believes the denominator activity level of 50K machine hours is too low. The

Ethical Theories: Example Questions

Ethical Theories Prepare a two pages paper, Detailing the ethical theories and their foundations utilizing a scholarly article about ethics and describe, in detail, and give an example of one ethical theory.

Current Ethical Issue in Business

Based on the attached document I need help with the below part: Current Ethical Issue in Business Research an article on an issue that deals with business ethics from a newspaper, magazine, journal, TV, or the Internet. Briefly summarize the issue in a 1050 to 1400-word paper in which you identify the ground rules manife

Current Ethical Issue-The Bernard Madoff Case

Based on the following article, describe the basis of the issue from an Ethics standpoint. The article is about Bernard Madoff and his Ponzi Scheme. http://money.cnn.com/2009/04/24/news/newsmakers/madoff.fortune/index.htm

Ethical organization

I have to create a company. I came up with ABC Transportation Inc. A. Can you describe a current moral issue that would be faced by the organization. I have to present a code of ethics that consist of the following: Does a formal code exist What topics are included in the code of ethics How is the code distributed Ho

Ethical Issue Idenfication

Two Business Ethics questions. 1. What makes an ethical decision or issue ethical? How would you explain the differences between ethical/nonethical and ethical/unethical? What ethical issues or dilemmas have you experienced in the workplace? 2. Do professionals such as accountants and lawyers have duties and obligati

Ethical Dilemmas at Work

1. Have you ever been exposed to an unethical use of power? If so, what type of power was involved? What are some examples of positive and negative politics in your workplace? 2. When an organization decides to downsize, what ethical issues should a manager consider? How would you handle a situation when your ethical principle

Analyze economic and ethical implications of an event.

Using the Internet, or other resources, locate a current event article that relates to government regulations or antitrust activities. Prepare a paper in which you analyze the economic and ethical implications of the event. Points to consider include: market outcome, political impact on economic behavior, social diversity, techn

Ethical Issues, Decision & Professional Obligations

1. What makes an ethical decision or issue ethical? How would you explain the differences between ethical/nonethical and ethical/unethical? What ethical issues or dilemmas have you experienced in the workplace? 2. Do professionals such as accountants and lawyers have duties and obligations that other people do not? From

Ethical Issues: Personal Values Development

Prepare a paper on personal values development examining your personal values, ground rules, and/or ethics development. Focus on the developmental aspect rather than on a particular position on any issue. Define what your values are, the sources (people, institutions, events, etc.) that helped shape your values, and the cr

Ethical improprieties on large scales

The ethical improprieties we hear about are usually those ones that happen on the largest scale, but there are unethical decisions made daily in small businesses everyday. That kind of brings us back full circle to how do we instill ethics on all levels? Is it education, legislation, punishment, or reward? Ethics in business,

Ethical perspectives: reported conflict in a neutral way

"Be careful that our ethical perspectives do not become moral judgments which could cloud our thinking." One important element my manager always points out in heated situations is to remember to take our emotions out of the equation and stick to the facts. One example involved a tiff between two grown women in the ladies r

Ethical Dilemma

You are quitting a job to take another better paying position elsewhere. The owners have hired an individual to replace you. It has come to your attention that this individual has been fired from her last job at the bank for embezzling $20,000. She has paid it back and is now on probation (you have all of the documentation to

Energy Cooperative

I would really appreciate any help that you could give me with the questions for this case study. Case # 1 - The Energy Cooperative is a non-profit organization (501C3) dedicated to: 1) Providing education to the public regarding energy information, new technology updates, monitoring viable new start-up energy com