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Evaluation of ethical situations

1. The sheriff in a southern town is guarding the courthouse against a mob that is about to storm it by force, in order to capture a prisoner and lynch him even before his trial. If the mob is frustrated, many people may be killed in the ensuing riot. Should the sheriff deliver the prisoner to the mob? 2. Should the wealt

Is OB Mod a form of manipulation?

Read the Ethical Dilemma Is OB Mod a Form of Manipulation? (p. 64). "Is OB Mod a form of manipulation? And if it is, is it unethical for managers to manipulate the behavior of employees?" (p. 64). Support your argument. ETHICAL DILEMMA - Is OB Mod a Form of Manipulation? Two questions: Is OB Mod a form of manipu

Simon and Hobbs: effect of transactions on financial records. Ethical or not?

Details: The net income of Simon and Hobbs, a department store, decreased sharply during 2000. Carol Simon, owner of the store, anticipates the need for a bank loan in 2001. Late in 2000, Simon instructs the store's accountant to record a $10,000 sale of furniture to the Simon family, even though the goods will not be shipped fr

Ethical dilemma for end of life decisions

See attached file. Create 4-6 (Microsoft Power Point slides) addressing risk management in regard to Health Care Ethical Dilemma for End of Life Decisions. Risk Management To deter ethical issues and promote the ethical principles and values of the medical profession (e.g. beneficence, non-malfeasance, autonomy, and justi

Unethical Accounting and the Impact of Sarbanes Oxley

Prepare an article analysis in which you identify situations that might lead to unethical practices and behavior in accounting. Then, examine the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on financial statements. Cite references if there are any.

Legal and Ethical Issues on Market Share

Was it fair to allow suit against companies based on their "market share" involvement in the production and sale of DES (market-share liability)? If not, should anyone be held accountable for the injury caused to DES-daughters? Is it fair to sue only those companies that captured the majority market share? Would it be

Ethical Integrity and Relativism

Answer in full detail and give full and complete explanation. Please attach on separate Word document. 1. Morris writes, "Truth is just that mapping of reality that corresponds to the way things are" (p. 25). Do you agree with this statement? Why or why not? 2. "What's true for you may not be true for me." This is the bas

Leaders and influence: base of power, politics, networking, ethical, leadership

Questions for analysis After reading the attached case, please relate your answers to ideas on influencing. 1. Discuss what bases of power does Conrad King have? 2. Do you see politics and networking in the case? 3. What do you think of Conrad's leadership in the New Research Lab and Marion? That is, is his leadersh

Law and ethical issues

-Should it make any difference how the whistle is blown-internally or externally? When might it be ethically appropriate to blow the whistle (a) internally; (b) to the enforcing authorities, such as SEC regulators; and (c) to the media? -The state laws protecting whistleblowers vary enormously, but none of them protect whist

Ethical Issues

As the case manager, what ethical issues would you deal with in this situation? How can you advocate for your clients' needs while upholding the dialysis center's policy? Under what circumstances would it be appropriate or necessary for a health or human services organization to make an economic decision that may contrad

Incentive plan: who can provide the ethical audit at the table of decision makers?

If you were designing an incentive plan for a publicly traded company, whose voice do you think should provide that ethical audit at the table of decision makers? The chairman? The board of directors? The shareholders? The employees? The executive team or compensation committee? Outside consultants? Internal HR director? A combi

You are a partner in the Denver office of a national public accounting firm.

PROBLEM: You are a partner in the Denver office of a national public accounting firm. During the audit of one of your clients, you learn that this client is negotiating to sell some of its unproved oil and gas properties to a large investment company, which is an audit client of your New York office. Your client acquired t

Long term Goals

Write short essay, double spaced 3/4 to 1 page on 1. Set forth in detail the long-term goal or goals of the US Army. 2. Write short essay on: If you were given the authority, set forth three changes you would implement to help your organization achieve its long-term goals.

Ethical misconduct disaster with your President and CEO: arrested and charged

As you and the guests arise from your tables, you are startled when your cellular phone begins vibrating with an incoming call. You excuse yourself and step into a quiet alcove in the hallway to take the call. You discover that your President/CEO has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possession of a con

Addressing Legal and Ethical Issues

Http:// Automotive Gold, Inc. v. Volkswage of America, Inc. In this analysis please answer the following from a legal rights and ethical duties standpoint: please read the case located at the above URL or identify a similiar situation addressing legal vs ethical issues from anoth

Ethical Obligation Organizations

Do organizations have an ethical obligation to guarantee their members' job security? Why? What are the negative domestic aspects of an organization entering the global marketplace? How should an organization balance its domestic responsibilities with its desire to expand its market through globalization or reduce costs through

Legal Right vs. Ethical Obligation

The Hon. Justice Potter Stewart once wrote: "There is a big difference between what we have the right to do and what is right." Give four examples of possible DWI business situations which would illustrate this principle and explain. Legal Right vs. Ethical Obligation The Hon. Justice Potter Stewart once wrote: "Ther

Ethical considerations of an audit analysis.

On June 1, 2000, a CPA obtained a $100,000 personal loan from a financial institution client for whom the CPA provided compilation services. The loan was fully secured and considered material to the CPA's net worth. The CPA paid the loan in full on December 31, 2000. On April 3, 2001, the client asked the CPA to audit the cli

Ethical Proposal Solution - Videotek Corporation

Good day - For the attached case study...I need a proposed solution. I have the rest of the assignment but and struggling with this part. I need an idea to build on. If I could get help with a proposed solution. I'm looking for about 400 words, that would provide a good foundation to grow on.

Ethical Issues: Various Theories and Concepts

Details: Discuss the following theories/concepts: Utilitarianism, Rights and Justice, The Market System, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Kantianism, Egalitarian Theory, Libertarianism, and Virtue Ethics. Summarize and analyze these theories/concepts. Objective: Describe basic ethical issues facing today's society. Explain the preva