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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?

Sherman Company wishes to expand and has borrowed

Sherman Company wishes to expand and has borrowed $100,000. As a condition for making this loan, the bank requires the store to maintain a current ratio of at least 1.50. Business has been good but not great. Expansion costs have brought the current ratio down to 1.40 at December 15. Sherman Moore, owner of the business is co

Geletex and Jed Case Study: Violating FCPA

Can you help me get started on this assignment? Look at the case study about Geletex and Jed's concerns about the office in Lima, Peru (DOWN BELOW). Look at the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and then discuss whether this situation would be a violation of FCPA. What do you think that Jed should do? APA format with

Question about Ethical culture

What is a business's obligation to build an ethical culture and balance its desire for profit with ethical responsibilities to employees, customers, society, and the environment?

Manufacturing Strategies: What is the correct strategy for each company?

Two aircraft manufacturing companies - Boeing (U.S.) and European Airbus - are contemplating a mid-sized fuel-efficient generation of air carriers. If both companies produce their respective models, then each would lose $50 million (because the world market is just not large enough to enable both of them to capture potential sca

Ethical Dilemma: Jack is facing several serious issues at BMI.

Class, this is an ethical issue and that is what you should be focusing on. Jack is facing several serious issues at BMI. By reading the case you should see some other ethical issues that are involved. What would you do if you where in this situation? The ethical issues involved in this case are fraud, misuse of company money

Case Study Analysis: Joelle's ethical principles about hazardous waste disposal

Read the case study concerning Joelle below. Discuss the different ethical principles which can be applied in handling this situation. Which would you use and why? Must be in APA format and review atleast three of these ethical principles: Egoism Utility Rights Duties Virtues Thanks In Advance Case Study: Joelle, a

Pros and cons of labor as a variable cost. Are their ethical issues?

Throughout the corporate world, businesses are transforming labor into a more flexible (and variable) cost. Among such companies are Hewlett-Packard, General Electric, DuPont, Sun Microsystems, and British Airways. Discuss whether direct labor is a fixed or a variable cost. What are the pros and cons of management treating direc

Unethical Behaviors of Managers

There are many articles that touch on the manipulation of records and reports under different aspects of accounting. Discuss in general how managers, employees and the public are impacted by unethical behaviors.

Ethical Standards in the Use of Technology

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 affects company culture. With one reference

Interface Corp Ethical responsibilities: 'cradle to grave', recycle, disposal

Please see the attached reading and answer questions on Ethics. Should manufacturers be legally liable for "cradle to grave" responsibility for their products? Should manufacturers be responsible to recycle their products after consumers are finished with them? Who should pay for disposal of consumer goods at the en

Ethical corporate culture: legal compliance and organizational integrity

Lynne Sharpe Paine identifies two strategems to encourage and support an ethical corporate culture: legal compliance and organizational integrity. 1. Consider which might be more effective from a long term perspective? 2. Which would be easier to implement? Which do you think is more prevalent in the business environme

Tyco Company Case Study

Read the attached case study and answer the questions at the end. Questions are located on page 5.

Environmental Values

In order for me to complete my final assignment/project I need your help in the below part: Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss the most important principles of ecofeminism, pluralism, and environmental pragmatism. Be sure to identify which of these approaches best compliments your values and ethical beli

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'