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    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

    Contracts of sale and dual representation

    Please discuss by answering question below. Minimum 120 words Q: Perry employed Alice to sell a parcel of real estate at a fixed price without knowledge that David had previously employed Alice to purchase the same property for him. Perry gave Alice no discretion as to price or terms, and Alice entered into a contract of sale

    Ethics and Trust with Bank Vault Access

    You are a supervisor of an accounting department. There are four other people who work in the department that you are responsible for: Rosy, Accounts Payable person Susan, Accounts Receivable person Sharon, assistant to Rosy Michelle, assistant to Susan You have just discovered that some money is missing from

    Description of figures using the Big Five personality factors

    Using the attached, tell how Using the Big Five personality factors, describe Larry Ellison at Oracle Computers personally characteristics and how they affect others. Needs to be APA format and 500 words. The big five personality factors are: 1. Emotional stability 2. Agreeableness 3. Extraversion 4.Conscientiousness 5. O

    Utilitarian Ethics

    Utilitarian ethics say do anything it takes to get results (ex. cut corners, stab people in the back, sell your grandmother). How might we prevent that from happening in a hard driving culture? What are the remedies for that type of culture? See the attached manager values profile for reference. This is not an essay comple

    American Cancer Society code of ethics

    A code of ethics is important in guiding decision making when values are in conflict and in helping to define acceptable behavior for members of an organization. Provide the name of the organization or the organization that publishes the code of ethics that you found, for example, the American Society of Public Administration.

    Establishing an ethical foundation in healthcare

    Many healthcare administrators become so consumed with balancing the budget that they forget the needs of the patients and the greater community. Describe how a foundation in ethics could help a hospital administrator to avoid this pitfall. Write a mission statement for such a foundation and identify who should be represented on

    Nature of morality and justice/economic distribution

    What do these mean and what is your personal opinion of them? 1. The Nature of Morality 2. Justice and Economic Distribution 3. The Nature of Capitalism 4. Ethics- Right versus Wrong 5. Unethical Leadership 6. Issues in the Workplace 7. Job Discrimination 8. Moral Choices Facing Employees

    Preventing selfish managerial behaviour and inertia

    What kind of ethical code should an organization create to try to prevent the selfish managerial behaviors that can contribute to inertia? How can your organization use ethics to encourage managers to maintain a risk-taking attitude that benefits all stakeholders? Response must be 175 words and have examples.

    Ethical reflection and individual advancement within an organization

    You have worked at this organization for over 10 years and feel totally unappreciated. You have not received a promotion or pay raise in over 5 years, and you work long days and typically take work home with you to stay caught up. Your supervisor—who you despise because of the way he treats you and because he does not authoriz

    School violence policies and disproportionate punishment

    Read the case "Fairness in Punishment". Discuss the Decatur School Board's decision to adopt a "no tolerance on school violence" in terms of fairness. How did implicit attitudes, perhaps, influence the school board's decision to punish such a disproportionate number of African-American students? 200 words please

    Business ethics and maximizing profits

    1. Which of the ethical theories discussed in chapter 1 are you most sympathetic to? Why? Which of the ethical theories are you least sympathetic to? Why? 2. Critics raise a number of objections to the claim that the maximization of profits will always promote the general welfare. They argue that there are such things as "mar

    Company Code of Conduct and Employee Behavior

    The SEC released its final rule to implement a code of ethics under SOX Title 404. The stock exchanges have proposed that each company listed on the exchanges publishes its code of ethics. Discuss whether or not these additional disclosures will both have a positive impact on public confidence and influence investors' behavior.

    Emergent Technologies

    Emergent technologies may create entirely new ethical problems for the business of health care. Provide and discuss a list of practical tips to be prepared for the challenge of emerging technologies.

    Company's Citizenship and Reputation

    * How does Southwest Airlines manage its reputation and corporate citizenship? * What is the company doing right? Where can it improve? * What has your experience been? What do other stakeholders report about the company's citizenship and reputation? * What makes you remain a stakeholder? Cite at least two sources.

    Effective Strategies for Global Organizations

    Global organizations encompass many cultures. What is an effective strategy for how a manager might manage a wide variety of cultures in the day-to-day business of running a global organization?

    The Legality of Late-Term Abortions

    in recent times there has been intense debate in Congress over the morality and legality of late-term abortions, especially those that involve the active killing of a partially-born fetus that might have been able to survive on its own. Discuss the following two questions: At what point does the fetus become a person? To what ex

    Corporations and Policies

    1) Unless the parties agree otherwise, a promoter of a corporation is liable for contracts entered into prior to corporate formation. A. True B. False 2) The mere formation of a corporation is not an absolute liability shield. A. True B. False 3) The purpose of SOX is to protect investors by improving the accuracy

    Misinterpretation, Lack of Reliability, and Validity of Data

    There are numerous articles that deal with legal and ethical pitfalls related to misinterpretation, lack of reliability and validity of data. We are all aware of the popular usage of references and resources chosen not for their own unquestionable authenticity and validity but rather chosen to support a specific leaning, point o

    Should patenting genes be understood as unethical?

    I need to argue "for" or "against" one side of the question title. I lean towards the "against/no" side but see pros/cons for both sides. I would like to receive sufficient input to be able to write a 4-8 page essay on this topic with references provided, if/as used. It is not a topic that I know much about. The full discussi

    Veteran's Administration Ethical Issues

    I need some information help on the Veteran's Adminstration and a ethical issue they are going through or have gone through within the past couple of years. I need some info on how the ethical issue has affected the organization and some of the key players or stakeholders that are involved in the decision making process. G

    Teleological and Deontological Frameworks

    List and discuss in depth the three teleological frameworks and the three deontological frameworks. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Of these six frameworks, with which one do you most associate?

    Paper Outline & Sources - Effectiveness of SOX

    Could you give me help and ideas for a paper with the following requirements please? 1- Brief historical summary of SOX enactment 2- Key ethical components of the SOX 3- Social responsibility implications regarding mandatory publication of corporate ethics. 4- Main criticism of SOX is unfair burden on small organizations- Wh

    Ethical Dilemma in Cyber Slacking

    What are some ethical dilemma faced by employers trying to provide internet access for employees to do their work while trying to avoid cyber slackers and cyber loafers?