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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'

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

Ethical Standards in Business

Please provide approximately 200 words and an example for the following: US ethical standards in business are generally considered fair and reasonable by countries of similar developmental status. What would happen if a corporation assumed that US ethical standards are acceptable to all countries or regions where they intend

Ethical Delima

After reviewing the company's operations, Mr. Blowhard concluded that the company did not currently need all of the line use it was paying for. It was really paying the owner of the lines now so that the line use would be available in the future for all of Mr. Blowhard's expected new customers. Mr. Blowhard instructed his acco

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

Employee Fraud

Discuss in general the ethical issues when employees are tempted to defraud their employer or when companies defraud the public. What sort of situations can lead to this behavior? What are the costs of fraudulent behavior? What kind of controls can help prevent ethical problems?

Discuss commitment to the environment - legal, ethical

When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use y

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

Ethical guidelines: Example question

All organizations want to adhere to ethical guidelines, but, at times, they fail to do so. Present an analysis of why organizations fail to adhere to ethical guidelines when dealing with employees, communities, business associates, and the government. Present at least two instances with explanations.