Can Alcoa's "values in practice" be adopted by other organizations as a universal set of ethical standards leading to ethical employee behavior?
What are the legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of the Internet (specifically, social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.) by individual employees for human resource activities?
What are the impacts of information technology from the standpoint of legal, ethical, and regulatory concerns on global value chain management?
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Details: With your promotion to category leader from category manager, you believe that you now occupy a leadership role within the organization and that the position will in fact validate your classification as a leader. On the other hand, fellow category leaders insist that
1. When developing a marketing plan for a new product, a marketer must uphold honesty and fairness. Provide an example of how you might exhibit these values in your business. 2. Is target marketing ethical? What measures can the American Marketing Association take to ensure a target market is not being exploited?
Ethical Dilemma - What kind of decision does Martha face? What are some of her decision-making challenges?
Read the case in the Organizational Behavior Online Textbook, Chapter 11, Section 6 titled "Herb's Concoction (and Martha's Dilemma): The Case of the Deadly Fertilizer". Please answer the questions at the bottom of that case. http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/node/28925#web-28925 Herb's Concoction (and Martha's Dilemma): T
Aaron Feuerstein's decison to keep paying his employees is consistent with which of the 4 philosophical approaches? Explain your answer.
What procedures does Wal-Mart have in place to ensure ethical behavior? Please provide references. Thank you in advance for your help.
Problem: You are an accountant in a large firm. Your boss tells you to use a controversial accounting practice which will make the company's profits seem higher. She tells you it is only to impress stock holders and will not be used in statements submitted to the IRS. Paper Discussion: Discuss each situation: (a) from the
What are the importance of a company being seen by its publics as "being ethical" in its marketing practices?
1. What are the importance of a company being seen by its publics as "being ethical" in its marketing practices? What can a company do to ensure its marketers are practicing "ethical marketing?" 2. What are reasons that a competitor may cut prices to consumers? What should the reaction be to their competitors be?
How does your current employer differentiate between legal liabilities, ethical liabilities, and industry standard (which may be neither legal nor ethical)?
How does your current employer differentiate between legal liabilities, ethical liabilities, and industry standard (which may be neither legal nor ethical)? Provide at least two examples of each. Do you agree with these practices? Why or why not? Identify and describe two employer responsibilities and two employee rights in y
Do employers have the right to screen employees or potential employees to learn if they are smokers, have chronic disease, or are overweight? Discuss why or why not--provide a rationale for your position(s). response is 515 words
The ethical decision-making framework includes the concepts of ethical issue intensity, organizational factors, individual factors, and opportunity. Discuss how these concepts influence the ethical decision-making process.
: Ethical Situation #2: Unethical Behavior Memo You have been hired as the new controller of a large manufacturing company. The 30-year-old company produces a selection of profitable products, but has also experienced some ethical lapses. A few months into your new role, the CEO has asked you to prepare a memo that will provi
Unethical Behavior Memo You have been hired as the new controller of a large manufacturing company. The 30-year-old company produces a selection of profitable products, but has also experienced some ethical lapses. A few months into your new role, the CEO has asked you to prepare a memo that will provide guidance to managemen
When evaluating an organization, what political and ethical factors must be taken into account? Why?
List three business problems, situations, or opportunities that you believe are ethical issues. Please give possible solutions and explain your responses in some detail.
Is spyware ethical? 288 words
? The legal debate about the current state of affairs on the topic non-proliferation? ? What's the international legal norm of who should obtain/keep nuclear arms and who should not? Why? And who set the standards and the rules/laws? ? Is it legal or it's a geo political negotiation terms to determine the balance of power amon
Discrimination question on EEOC basis and ethical questions about company policy at "The Lemon Tree" company
The website EEOC.gov should be a bookmarked site for any individual who is working as or plans to work as a manager in a business with more than one (i.e. the owner) employee. This website contains the information which the Federal Government expects companies and businesses to use and follow with respect to hiring, firing, and
Consider the following from my personal experience. Many years ago, a very wealthy man told me ... "Lois, spend money on things that grow in value and don't spend money on things that lose value. Buy the cheapest car you can and then the best house on the best piece of land." This piece of advice has formed my thinking for mo
I find that ethical behavior does pay. Regardless of whether the behavior is negative or positive, there will be some sort of reward an individual will obtain. If organizational or individual behavior is unethical, there will be severe circumstances that can create some costly ramifications for the organization as a whole. For example, if a police officer, pockets the money retrieved from a drug bust and Internal Affairs investigates the situation and finds out about it, his/her (the police officer) unethical behavior will reflect negatively on the entire department, his momentary lapse in judgment will attach a stigma to the whole department, thus making it difficult for law enforcement to do their job because now, they have lost the trust of civilians and/or peers. An organizations ethical behavior will either create significant problems in the long run (i.e. Enron) or establish a reputation as a credible source for business. Although, there are some good leaders in most organizations, there is an undisclosed amount of leaders who make wrongful decisions that will ultimately put an organization at risk. To be perfectly honest, good ethical behavior will add value to an organization for the reason that consumers play a major role in adding to the success of an organization, whereas unethical practices oftentimes are exposed quickly, and in some cases unethical behavior may linger on if consumers do not complain of wrongdoing.
I find that ethical behavior does pay. Regardless of whether the behavior is negative or positive, there will be some sort of reward an individual will obtain. If organizational or individual behavior is unethical, there will be severe circumstances that can create some costly ramifications for the organization as a whole. For
The Woori people are an indigenous people living within the borders of the country of Angla, a state with a federal structure of government. The Woori live on lands in the southeastern area of Angla, bordering the Arial Sea on the south and the country of Senturia on the east. The Woori have lived on these lands since time immem
Ethical Principles Ethical Principles are the basis for rules that govern ethical conduct, such as the Code for Nurses. Any analysis of the ethical aspects of a situation should identify and discuss the relevant ethical principles. Understanding and applying these ethical principles is a basic skill necessary for success in t
1. Miguel buys a truck in Texas, then moves to Washington. A year later, he is driving his truck in Oklahoma, and causes an accident by running into another car, whose driver is from Florida. In what states will the other driver be able to sue Miguel? State the reasons for your answer. 2. What is a business's obligation to bu
Discuss "The Informant," a film starring Matt Damon. 536 words.
It has been suggested: "Organizations are not benign recipients of the laws and regulations." Do you agree with this statement? Explain why or why not.
See attached file. Please show step by step work. XYZ Company produces high quality widgets. Three raw materials are converted into the finished product by two labor groups. Manufacturing overhead is applied to finished units based on direct labor hours. The following standards have been established for each widget produce
Consider the case of Lindiwe Mazibuko and others v City of Johannesburg and others, at www.saflii.org/za/cases/ZACC/2009/28.ht Facts: 1- Operation Gcin'amanzi is a project the city of Johannesburg piloted in Phiri in early 2004 to address the severe problem of water losses and non-payment for water services in Soweto. It i
You have been asked to speak at a career fair for high school students in your home town. Specifically, you are making a presentation about your role as an accountant. - Describe for the students the primary objectives of accounting. - Explain the basic terminology of the accounting process or financial reporting. - Explai