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Deontological and Teleological Frameworks of Business Ethics

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

Bernard Madoff case study

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

HP Reporting and Sustainability

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.

Enron Case study

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

Ethics as Related to Epidemiological Studies

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.

Career and family balance

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

Ethical Standards for National Security Agency

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

The Rise and Fall of Nortel

1. Keeping in mind ethical concerns, describe the factors that contributed to Nortel's failure. 2. What mechanisms should be enforced to better align managers with the interests of shareholders? 3. Would you describe the meltdown of Nortel more as a failure of "people" or of "capital market processes"? 4. Nortel's fa

Non Profit Organizations

1. It has now become a best practice for the Board of Directors to be responsible for bringing in a substantial part of the budget through fundraising. Do you know of boards that are doing that successfully? What resistance is coming from the Boards to doing their jobs? 2. Part of the responsibility of the Board is to sign a

Business Ethics: Advertising Image Of Women

For the argumentative essay, you should: Read Decision Scenario B on page 380 and choose 1 question at the end of the scenario. Write an argumentative essay in which you take a position on the question you have chosen and defend your position in the essay. Be sure to use the proper format for the essay using the format belo

Differences between Leaders and Managers

What are the four types of social responsibilities that businesses have? Discuss the ethical pros and cons of doing business with a sweatshop in a developing nation.

Managers as Ethical Leaders & Empowering Ethical Employees

Discuss the five sources of power available to managers, and the ethical issues related to authoritarian and participatory leadership styles. What is ethical leadership and how can it be measured? Use our text to support your thoughts. 250 words

Shari'ah Islamic Law Governance

Please provide a thorough explanation and elaboration of what is the concept, basic facts/ basic theory, major ideas, background and practices of Shari'ah "Islamic Law" Governance, what the basic theory behind it and how it works compared to best practices of corporate governance. Provide cases and comparisons and contrasts w

Introduction to Ethics in Business

What are ethical considerations a business would need to evaluate before making a profit in a foreign country? All countries have different laws that need to be followed. A dilemma can take place when a company follows the law that infringes on the company's code of conduct. Provide an example to support your answer. Your res

Creating a Code of Ethics: Principles, Values, and Code

Create a Code of Ethics for a company or an organization. You may create the code for a fictitious company but Codes of Conduct for a military group are not counted. Please include the following: - Guiding principles - Purpose of the code - Core values - Training and education - Definitions - What employees it covers -

Global Business Communication Models: Cultural Awareness

This assignment will allow you to evaluate and analyze cultural issues that may arise when communicating in heterogeneous groups or teams. Describe 2-3 principles that could be applied in helping the individuals involved in the following two scenarios understand what went wrong in the following events. What suggestions could you

Fraud at Coral Gables Hospital

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question about ethics lapse? Please read the attached carefully for complete details and the question. This was the forum question: Find a newspaper or journal article that describes an ethics lapse in a nonprofit organization. Please help write a word analysis of the issu

Employee Participation Programs: Ethics

Regarding employee participation in corporate decision making, what are five strong ethical reasons that support a worker's right to participate? List these reasons and provide a brief explanation of each. In the last 30 years, the number of employee participation programs has expanded geometrically. Are these programs sufficien

Human Resources And Management Cases On Ethics

Review each of the three cases below. For this task, write a paper in which you evaluate and analyze the following three cases based on Guffey and Loewy's (2015, p. 26-27) seven ethical guidelines. Be certain to describe the situation, the ethical factors, and what can be done differently for a more effective and ethical result.

Ethical Lapse: Nonprofit Organization

Can someone please provide some assistance me with this question. Its for an MBA course and needs to be 500 to 550 words. Find a newspaper or journal article (I do not have one chosen as I need help with that too) that describes an ethics lapse in a nonprofit organization. Write a 500 word analysis of the issue and how it could

Ethics: Three Scenarios or Problems (Your approach and Locke's Approach)

Consider these three problems. After reading the following case scenarios, identify the consequences of the actions taken, and then determine whether the actions taken represented a greater good, who would benefit from the good, and whether the consequences ethically justify the decisions and actions. The Mayor of a large

EPA Ethical Case Study: Guerrilla Tactics, Impact On Company

Answer the following: 1. A description of the ethical issue you identified in the "Guerrilla Government in EPA's Seattle Regional Office" case study 2. A description of the issues the political appointees faced in this case and an explanation of federal ethics law violations 3. An explanation of why you think the car

Ethical Business Practices of Top Management

Top level managers, the so called C-Level managers, have a vast influence on the culture of organizations. How they behave and what they say is important is carefully watched by employees.

Advocacy: Non-profits and Policy Makers

Some nonprofit leaders believe that it is wrong to engage in advocacy. How would you respond to their perspective to try to change their minds? What are the most compelling arguments you could use to influence their perspective?

Do The Ends Justify The Means In The Meatpacking Industry?

In the expression, "The end justifies the means," the end is the outcome or result and the means is what one does to achieve the outcome or result. If the end is something that is good or right, then does that end justify any means you might use to get there? With respect to working conditions, for example, some might say that t

Group Decision Making and Strategies

According to James Surowiecki in the book "The Wisdom of Crowds:" When "Groups" are involved in making a decision they normally have better than "house odds," which is 70% of getting it right without having 100% of the facts. When groups make decisions they normally, and consistently hit at about 85 to 90% of the time getting th