Can you please help me with the following questions? 1. Reflect on one of your recent ethical decisions prior to this course. What ethical system(s) did you follow? Were you satisfied with your choice? 2. The course texts have exposed you to a number of ethical systems (Hill's H-J-L, or Johnson's Chapter 5). Which system wo
What is the stakeholder theory? Explain.
Compare and contrast integration versus compartmentalization. Moral Identity, raises the question of whether one can live an integrated life. 1. Is it possible for a leader to live an effective life and serve their company well while following the integrated approach? 2. What are the potential benefits of such an approach? W
Read the following document, "The Rise and Fall of Enron" at http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/watkins/enron.htm. In your opinion, was this a case of greed or just bad business decisions leading to an illegal cover-up? This article concludes with this: "In 2004 the top executives of Enron, Kenneth Lay and Jeff Skilling, were ind
Explain the significance of gatekeepers. Their role is to ensure that those who enter into the marketplace are playing by the rules, which will assist the market in running smoothly.
Skyrocketing executive compensation packages raise numerous ethical questions. Do you think that CEOs get paid too much? Why, or why not?
Describe in brief, the two approaches to employee treatment. (Legal/Ethical)
Need help Choosing a positive example from the past ten years of a business organization whose leaders acted ethically when they encountered an ethical dilemma. *Select the business organization *Analyze *Describe the ethical decision making and actions in the organization *What Ethical framework was applied *Positive an
Self-Interest or Community Interest Adam Smith argued that self-interest is a critical element in a society's economic development. Karl Marx, by contrast, argued that society functions better when each of us is more community oriented. Pretend you are either Adam Smith or Karl Marx, and explain economic recession from t
Find a contemporary article showing how the theory of psychological egoism in a corporation resulted in an ethical dilemma. - Is there a way that the decision-making process within a large corporation can overcome this fact of human selfishness? - What would be a solution in this scenario? - How does the theory of psychologic
Organizational culture is a shared pattern of beliefs, expectations, and meanings that influence the actions of the organization's members. What do you think constitutes a "toxic" culture? Describe any personal experience of an organization that would qualify as toxic.
What is an ethical framework? What does it address?
Virtue Ethics refers to believing that ethical behavior is based on a set of virtues that are morally valid without any consideration to the action or subsequent outcome. Moral Relativism refers to being able to define ethical behavior based upon the context. Which do you agree with as a basis for ethical action and why?
Answer each question below. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. 1) What are the three potential conflicts of interest that can take place during the auditing process? Explain. 2)
A company is considering creating and selling a new type of cookies. Create a report explaining the research process that should be used by the company to make this decision. Your report should include: - The research question - The proposed research - The research design - Data that would be collected and how one would p
Read Case Study 8, "Google: Don't Be Evil Unless..." on pages 308-315. Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author, and discuss the major issues presented in the case. Review the "Questions for Thought." Answer the four "Questions for Thought" using the business ethics principles from the textbook. Your summary of the autho
Which of Veatch's four models describing the doctor-patient relationship do you think has the most validity? What is your experience? Has your conclusion changed with time?
Choose an article from SAGE Journal Articles on www.sagepub.com/stanwick by clicking the Student Resources tab then selecting Journal Articles on the left menu. You may choose any article from Chapters 1-3 so long as the article is at least five pages in length. The purpose of this assignment is for you to practice reviewi
In the attached file, read the second case study on Coca Cola and respond to the following questions: 1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. 2. In a globally competitive environment, why would Coca Cola engage in questionable conduct such as channel stuffing, falsifying
1. Should Google censor searches in China? Why? 2. Why do you think Google was adamant about not wanting to supply information requested by the government concerning the Child Online Protection Act? Why? 3. What rationale do you believed was involved with google starting its Google Books Library Project? 4. From all the
1. How did trust and greed concepts intertwine within the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme? 2. What is a Ponzi scheme and find several examples that have occurred within the recent years. 3. How likely is it that Madoff's sons that were employees of the firm, knew nothing about the fraud? 4. Explain the ethical issues that are asso
1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. 2. What were the incentives for Countrywide to write so many subprime loans? 3. What was Countrywide's logic in thinking that originating loans for people with poor credit ratings would result in positive outcomes? 4. If you were
1) Watch the documentary: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/meltdown/view/ The documentary offers an insider view of the meltdown from the point of view of Washington and New York. It starts on September 18, 2008. In the first few moments members of the Congressional leadership are astonished to be brought into a pri
1) What are the deontological and teleological frameworks of business ethics? Give examples of them in today's business environment. 2) Why were the three simple ethical tests established in business ethics? Give examples of them. 3) Why is it important to study ethics in business, and what is the foundation and history
1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. 2. Do you think Bernard Madoff engaged in creating a Ponzi scheme because of greed or did he employ it as a short term strategy and just caught up in a process that he could not reverse? 3. What were the elements that led to him so s
Explain how HP plans for capital budgeting and risk assessment. Explain HP reporting and disclosure of its sustainability measures, including any metrics used and audits performed.
1. In a narrative format, discuss the key facts and critical issues presented in the case. 2. Enron resulted in significant legislation to prevent future ethical misconduct. Do you think that Sarbanes Oxley has been effective in managing the risks exposed through Enron, Arthur Anderson, Worldcom, etc.? 3. Do you believe
Write an essay on ethics as they relate to epidemiological studies. You are encouraged to utilize an ethical situation such as the Tuskegee Experiments, the L-Dopa experiments, or another similar study.
If you have, or plan to have, children, what sort of balance do you seek between career and family life? Do you believe that the mindset of corporate America is conducive to the type of work and family arrangement that would suit you? Should the United States require companies to provide paid maternity leave? Should it assist t
Please assist in proposing a plan for revising the ethical standards to resolve the issue for the NSA. It must address how the plan impacts employees and management. Requirements: - Include prescriptive and psychological approaches. - The plan must include implementation, communication of the standards, and measurements of