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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

The public accounting profession

The public accounting profession The public accounting profession is quite competitive and it is through the effective use of technology that one can maintain a competitive edge. For example, an auditor can usually complete an audit engagement in less time--and be surer of his/her findings--than he/she would be without using

Business Case Study on Ethical Conduct

"Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10 Percent Employee Discount." Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author. Discuss ethical issues facing Wal-Mart dealing with, "off-the-clock-work," sexual discrimination, health benefits, the role of unions, the use of undocumented workers, as well as issues relating to child and labor laws

Consumer Information Security

Another dimension of information privacy is the challenge of protecting consumer information in the face of technology able to track credit and debit card purchases and Internet browsing. Why are we so concerned about Internet privacy? For example, if I purchase a book on home repairs, Amazon subsequently sends me advertiseme

Differentiate the concepts of morality and social ethics

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Hartman, L. P., DesJardins, J., & MacDonald, C. (2014). Bu

US Federal Property, Land, Resources, and More

Today the Federal government manages millions of acres of land across the United States, However, there are increasing pressures on the agencies to permit varying levels of commercial access to timber, other resources, and its water. From your personal ethical perspective, should government have a prohibition on commercial a

Business Ethics in Government Contracts

Please review the attached document for the outline of this paper. This paper is for guidance only. Please compose a ten (10) page paper on Business Ethics in Government Contracts. Some sources of information are the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and Formation of Government Contracts, Third Edition, pages 134 through 202.

AFP Donor's Bill of Rights and AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Practices

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. It's for a graduate level MBA course. It needs to be between 500 and 600 words. Attached are the files needed in order to provide some assistance with the question. Please Explain what the AFP Donor's Bill of Rights has in common with the AFP Code of Ethical Principl

Key Flaws in Intel's 5-Point Plan

Can you assist with notes and ideas? You decide to use Intel as the example company within your presentation at the retreat. Prepare a PowerPoint presentation in which you validate the key flaws in Intel's five-point plan. In your presentation, be certain to address the following important concepts: • Ethical integrity and

The Lehman Brothers Scandal

I am not sure if you are familiar with the case, Lehman brothers' scandal if so can you please help with notes, ideas, and scholarly resources? Consider Reading 4.26 on pp. 289-290, Getting Information from Employees Who Know to Those Who Can and Will Respond. Develop a research paper that addresses the following: - Provide

AT&T Code of Ethics Review

1. What are the primary strengths and weaknesses of the following code of ethics from AT&T? AT&T Inc. Code of Ethics In accordance with the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York Stock Exchange, the Board of Directors of AT&T Inc. (with its subsidiaries, the "Company") h

Tyco International scandal

Recent corporate scandals prove that the lessons of previous scandals have not yet been learned. As Jennings (2012) relates, "management still blames rogue employees, and pundits still blame business schools. Most companies would rather not touch the real cause: pressures that push management to test the boundaries of the permis

The Role of Ethics in Business

- Evaluate the concept of ethics as it relates to business operations. Be certain to utilize your text's definition and then compare and contrast definitions from other sources. - What stance does Drucker take on ethics? - How does your text author relate Carr's perspective regarding the role of ethics in business? - Provide

Health and Safety

•Should an employer ever be held liable for murder in the death of an employee? Is there a point where an employer is so uncaring about employee safety that you would say the act was criminal and the employer liable? This is a legal (criminal negligence) as well as a moral or ethical issue. Google "negligence in the death

Immanuel Kant's view on the ethical principles of human rights

Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) is one of the most influential philosophers in the history of Western philosophy. His contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and aesthetics have had a profound impact on almost every philosophical movement that followed him. However, most of Kant's work on ethics is presented in two works.

Importance of Peer-Reviewed Journals.

Understanding the importance of determining the proper literature to review for your research is important. Discuss the importance of employing peer-reviewed journals and the how to determine the difference between relevant literature and irrelevant literature as it pertains to your research.

Business Ethics Program Benefits

SUMMARY: The U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines and, more recently, promulgations by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Good Practice Guidance, have called for organizations to develop effective compliance risk mitigation programs and internal safeguards to protect against internal and external thr

Ethics in the workplace environment

Some might think that discussing ethical misconduct at work should focus on big issues, such as conflict of interest and corruption. However, this often overlooks how rationalizing small, ethically dubious issues can eventually lead to damaging ethical misconduct. When ethically dubious behavior is seen as unimportant, a culture

Business Ethics Within an Organization

Create an example discussion I can use as a guideline: Locate an article that addresses a contemporary ethics issue and highlights the global component. - Create an example discussion post of ethical and moral framework, using the ethics theories. This framework should provide you with a way to evaluate the ethics issue an

Ethics of Mandatory Fitness in the Workplace

The topic is about the ethical dilemmas of the institution of a mandatory physical exercise, health and wellness program in the workspace. Do the benefits outweigh the negatives? Argument: A mandatory physical exercise, health and wellness program in the workspace will create a more productive and efficient company. Usi

Enron: Ethical Decision Making

Creating and evaluating ethics programs is a crucial component of a strong ethical corporate culture. Without a focus on the creation of an ethics program that allows a healthy ethical culture to develop, the ability of individuals to behave ethically is often severely damaged. Understanding a strong ethics program that supports

How to Dvelop an Ethics Program Checklist

Creating a strong ethics program requires that our systems and policies build a foundation that can be combined to allow for ethical behavior. The major challenge that managers face is to develop a program that enhances ethical behavior in a consistent and systematic way. When a systematic approach is used to develop and evaluat

Exercise and wellness in the workplace

Create a full sentence outline dealing with the Thesis Statement: A mandatory exercise, health and wellness program incorporated into the corporate workforce would increase production and save overall cost of employment. Your outline must be about 1-2 pages. Make sure to include any references, including Ethics for Man

A Study of the Effectiveness of Performance-based Incentives

• Use the article attached that addresses the ethical issues associated with performance-based incentive systems. • Analyze the issue and devise an adaptation of the incentive system discussed in the article to increase ethical behavior. o This might mean that you offer an alternative to a strictly sales-based incentive

Ethical Considerations in Employee Drug Testing

One of the primary duties of a manager is to oversee and manage an employee's work. More than likely, we have all worked for micro-managers who keep their thumbs on employees. On the opposite end of the spectrum are the managers who do not want to talk at all with employees about what they are doing. These managers are often tro

Business Ethics

SUMMARY: Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. said Chinese regulators levied $540,000 in fines and penalties against the direct marketer following a review of the company's sales and promotional practices. The regulators said certain products were permitted for sale in retail stores but weren't registered for the direct-selling channel. Nu