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Cendant Corporation Scandal

I need some help in conceptualizing these questions on the Cendant Coporation: 1. Briefly summarize the accounting techniques used by Cendant to manipulate financial results. Categorize each technique into one of Schilit's financial shenanigans. 2. Describe the failings of EY with respect to conducting an audit in acc

Rodgers Vs. Mackey: Social Responsibility of Business

It is my belief that CSR adds far more to society by maximizing long-term shareholders value than they do by donating time and money. In your thoughts and experiences do you feel this concept is conducive to the strategy of business and society. In rethinking the CSR, which argument do you feel portrays an accurate picture Mil

Managerial Ethics from a Pro-Globalization Standpoint

It is important to understand the difference between internationalization and globalization in the context of global business. Answer the following from a pro-globalization standpoint. - Assume you are the CEO of a domestic corporation. Would you choose to expand internationally? What ethical issues would you consider befor

Business Ethics Discussion

Technological determinism is the imperative that what can be developed will be developed. Ethical lag occurs when the speed of technological change exceeds the speed of ethical development. A variety of issues arise in the business context at the crossroads of technology and ethics. Please address the following: • One of

Teleological Theories and Deontological Theories in Business

Teleological theories focus on the relationship between actions and the consequences or results of those actions. Deontological theories focus on the duties managers have when conducting business, such as the duty to tell the truth. •Many ethicists have asserted that the rightness or fairness of an action can be determined by


1.Think back to a job you have had or an organization you have been involved in. Did that company or organization have immoral management, moral management, or amoral management? What characteristics did the management demonstrate to make you classify it the way you did? 2. Describe the sources of your own personal values. Wher

Corproate Public Policy

- What is the relationship between corporate public policy and strategic management. - Provide an example of an ethical issue that companies face regularly. In your opinion, what is the best way a company could address the issue provided? - Consider the definition of strategic management. What is one way that a company engages

Management Strategies to Improve Stakeholder's Relationships

I need some help in answering these questions: 1. Select a business and identify who it's stakeholders might be and what the stakes might be for those stakeholders. Identify production, managerial, and stakeholder views of the business you selected. 2. Explain the difference between the production, managerial, and stakeholder

Importance of Studying Consumer Ethics

A Min of 350 words. 1. Why is it important to study consumer ethics? 2. How does this apply to any position you wish to have in the future? References: McDaniel, C. & Gates, R. (2011). Marketing Research (Ed 9). Canada: John Wiley & Sons

Preventing Employee Negligence in the Work Place

If you were training a new employee on issues of possible negligence in a workplace, what information do you think would be important to include? Obviously, this may depend a great deal on the type of workplace so answer this question for a place of business that you've worked for in the past or a type of business you'd like to

Defective products and Warranties

Explain the differences and similarities of the types of invasion of privacy. What do lemon laws,The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, and general warranties have in common? What dangers do defective products pose to the public and the legal system?

Ascertaining Right and Wrong

Do you believe that there is no way to decide what is right or wrong? Imagine a teacher returns an assignment to you with a grade of "F." When you ask for an explanation, you are told that, frankly, the teacher does not believe that people "like you" (e.g., women, Christians, African Americans) are capable of doing good work in

Efforts within Global Trading System

In considering efforts within the global trading system to reduce trade's negative effects on the environment, what counter arguments can you suggest for the following? 1) Although there may be pollution effects, they're a small price to pay for a higher standard of living. 2) "Tree-huggers" are always exaggerating the eff

Justice and social equity

I hope that you can help with trying to understand the question title along with examples and references if you would please. 1. How would you define justice and social equality (with some examples)? 2. What are the concepts of justice and social equity and what would you say the relationship is between the two? Thanks in a

Case Study - Worldwide Chemical Company

Case Study - Worldwide Chemical Company (attached) Your answer should be primarily in your own words. If you paraphrase or quote words or ideas from other resources, you should cite your sources. Your responses should be complete. I need 200 words for each question (total of 4 questions). APA citation 1. Is there an

Battling Over Bottled Water

•Nestlé holds a 99-year lease for the land that the Sanctuary Spring sits on. While lease-holders are generally understood to be able to make full use of their land, when public resources are involved, they are limited to "reasonable uses." Review the case study and formulate an argument either supporting or challenging this

Weyco® Incorporated Fires Employees Who Smoke

•The e-Activity presents two contrasting points of view. The employees who have been laid off and Weyco® Incorporated have different interests and desires, and the decision made by Weyco to provide employees who smoke with an ultimatum—quit smoking or leave—impacts these two parties very differently. Determine whether any

Hacking Into Harvard

According to the case study, some curious business school applicants followed instructions left anonymously by a hacker to electronically access their admissions' decisions prematurely. Many of the administrators from the business school believed that applicants had behaved unethically and chose to deny admission to all candidat

CPA Ethical Situations in the US

Answer the following questions: • What additional guidelines requirements are related to ethics are required to ensure consistency of CPAs across the nation? (Other than the normal CPA state requirements) • What are some examples of ethics violations? • Why do you think these situations were considered unethical (i.e.,

Cultural Impact on Organization

1) There can be variations in Americans who are from different parts of the country. For example, the work ethic or philosophy of a person in New York City may differ from someone in a small mid-west town. What are some other ways that you have seen culture impact an organization? 2) There are certainly a wide variety of fact

Writing a memorandum

I need help writing a memorandum to a decision-maker, such as the president of the United States, a member of Congress, a chairperson of the SEC, or a state Governor, on how to reform corporate ethics in American business today. As we have seen, legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley has received considerable media attention, but ha

Business Ethics Principles: Tyco case study

Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author, and discuss the major issues presented in the case. Answer these three questions using the business ethics principles: 1. What do you think is Kozlowski's motivation for trying to avoid paying sales tax on the art work? 2. Explain what the concept of comingling of assets with T

Tax Research: Ethics

Professor Andy Accrual works for a big state university. The state has negotiated a set of special airfares with various airlines for state employees to use when traveling on state business. These fares are lower, and they do not have restrictions on changing, cancellation, and so forth. Andy is aware that the airlines never che

Business Ethics - Fill in the Blanks & Case Study

Question 1 Fill in the gaps a) Affirmative action programs can be defended either as a form of ......................or as an instrument for achieving social goals. b) The glue that holds an organisation together , in the rational model, are ................ agreements. c) The principle of employment at will is opposed