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Unethical Business Behavior

1. When is a company's behavior unethical but legal? 2. Further, how much information should be divulged to employees when a company knows that it will take a major, adverse action against the interests of the employees such as layoffs, reduction in salaries, outsourcing of jobs to foreign corporations, etc.? 3. Is a company

Scott Paper Company's Root Problems and Ethical Issues.

COMPANY: Scott Paper Company INDUSTRY: Consumer Paper Products SITUATION In late 1993, Scott Paper had tired product lines, some extraneous business ventures, and a lagging revenue stream and stock price. Scott's board of directors wanted to breathe some life into the slumbering giant. In April 1994, Albert J. Dunlap, a self-

Leadership Impact to Unethical Behavior Among Salespeople

Prepare a paper analyzing the factors that may lead to unethical behavior among salespeople. Specifically, please discuss ways in which company leadership can safeguard, monitor, and manage unethical behavior among its salespeople.

Leadership and Ethical Decision Making: ECG

It is now time for you to develop standardized ethics policies for ECG, seeking input from your peers on the Ethics Review Committee to finalize this critical document. It is important that a code of conduct be developed that comprehensively covers expected or potential ethical and other compliance matters. Key areas to be cover

Anthem Blue Cross Ethical Issues

In 450 to 500 words: Summary of ethical issues in article Identify basis of issue in the article http://articles.latimes.com/2009/feb/11/business/fi-bluecross11

Issues in global procurement

What legal and ethical issues has your organization or an organization of your choice encountered in moving to a global procurement environment? How were these issues handled? Do you agree or disagree with these choices? Why or why not?

Workplace Ethical Dilemma

Examine a workplace ethical dilemma that you have either experienced personally, or that you are otherwise familiar with. You must address the following: a. The essential points of the dilemma, as you understand them; b. How this dilemma intersects with your personal values; c. How you did/would solve the dilemma and why?

Legal and Ethical issues involving business operations in Ir

Please research the country of Ireland to answer questions 1 & 2. Numbers 3 & 4 are general. 1. List one legal issue that your CEO might be faced with in her new international operations in Ireland and explain how she could solve this problem and prevent similar problems in the future. 2. List one ethical issue that yo

Ethical Dilemma: Scheme Affect

Terry Bailey, an accountant, has worked for the past eight years as a payroll clerk for Fairwell Furniture, a small furniture manufacturing firm in the northeast. Terry recently experienced unfortunate circumstances. Her teenage son required minor surgery and the medical bills not covered by Terry's insurance have strained Terry

Criteria in Resolving Ethical Dilemmas in Business

What are the most important criteria to consider in resolving ethical dilemmas in business? Explain your rationale and provide examples of how you would respond to ethical dilemmas using these criteria. Explain how your standards would be effective in a global environment and create a personal code of ethics that you can liv

Enron Corporation and Anderson LLP, Analyzing the Fall of Two Giants

Requirements 1. What were the business risks Enron faced, and how did those risks increase the likelihood of material misstatements in Enron's financial statements? 2. What are the responsibilities of a company's board of directors? Could the board of directors at Enron-especially the audit committee-have prevented the fall o

Rights Issue: Assuming that the new money is invested to earn a fair return, give values for the following: a. number of new shares b. amount of new investment c. total value of company after issue d. total number of shares after issue e. share price after the issue

Rights. Associated Breweries is planning to market unleaded beer. To finance the venture, it proposes to make a rights issue with a subscription price of $10. One new share can be purchased for each two shares held. The company currently has outstanding 100,000 shares priced at $40 a share. Assuming that the new money is in

Global Business Analysis Case Study: DMG-Shanghai

Closing Case: DMG-Shanghai International Business: Competing in the Global Marketplace (7th ed.) C.W.L. Hill McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009 New York, NY Back in 1993, New Yorker Dan Mintz moved to China as a freelance film director with no contacts, no advertising experience, and no Mandarin. By 2006, the company he subsequent

Case Study (Mary & the Blood Bank): ethical dilemmas and values

I need help answering the following two questions for the below case study. What is the ethical dilemma in this case? - 300 words What values are in conflict? - 300 words Mary, the director of nursing at a regional blood bank, is concerned about the declining number of blood donors. It's May, and Mary knows that the ap

Discussing Ethical Standards and Leadership

Implementation of the code of conduct at ECG has been a success. Employees are engaged in the training sessions and have been carefully reviewing the detailed code of conduct available on the ECG intranet. Furthermore, you are regularly being consulted by various individuals regarding situations that represent or could potential

Ethical dilemmas in agencies are examined. The relationship of John Thain with Merrill Lynch and subsequently Bank of America is analyzed after reading the article quoted in the solution.

Search the Internet for resources for a current business article that discusses an agency problem or ethical dilemma in business today. Please cite the source for the article in your posting. Answer the following questions: What were the circumstances of the event? What could the company have done differently to prevent the

Ethical relationships with clients, suppliers, influential parties, and coworkers

I am suppose to research ethical relationships with clients, suppliers, influential parties, coworkers, and other areas of compliance. I am suppose to consider whether there are specific implications for the compliance areas and whether there are any relevant theoretical guidelines and regulatory requirements. Suppose to make

Ethical Issue with Cre Capital Corporation: SEC complaint about Ponzi scheme

See the attached file. I need to discuss the factual situation described in the short article attached and the ethical issue(s) presented, including: (1) The individual and organization factors that led to the ethics problems in the article(s), and (2) Your judgment about why many underlying issues in ethical problems and

Ehical Theories: Teleological and Deontological

Ethical theories can be divided into the following two groups: teleological and deontological. First, discuss what teleological ethical theories and deontological theories of ethics are, comparing the two. Next, give examples of how ethical conduct would be analyzed according to each of these two types of theories. Which of

Current Ethical Issues (Neonatal care)

I need help getting started on a paper in which you discuss the factual situation described in an article with ethical issue(s) presented. Identify any other ethical issues you suspect might apply to the situation that are not reported.

Ethical about misleading Christmas temporary employees

Say that you work as a manager for the hypothetical Highbrow's, a rather prestigious department store. Each year, in order to handle the large number of shoppers at Christmas time, you must hire temporary employees. Because of store policy and budget constraints, all temporaries must be discharged on January 10. As you interview

Ethical Decisions: When to Tell Employees Plant Will Be Moved

Suppose that the hypothetical company Children Wear Industries has long been the economic foundation for its hometown. Most of the area's small businesses and schools support Children Wear, either by supplying the materials needed for production or by training its employees Children Wear has learned that if it were to move its p

What legal and ethical issues should a business consider?

1. What legal and ethical issues should a business consider when deciding whether or not to do business globally? How can you compare and contrast between ethical issues in the US and ethical issues in other countries? What method could a company use to address ethical differences? 2. What is ethical consequentialism and fo