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The Ethic Cycle and Rationalizing Unethical Behaviors

Review the ethical cycle (attached). Discuss a decision made (at home or in the workplace), and describe the steps of the cycle in relation to your decision making process. Now review the section on rationalizing unethical behaviors (attached). What is the relationship between the ethical cycle and the three simple ethical tests

Can ethics be taught in a corporate training environment?

State your position on whether ethics can be taught in a corporate training environment. Using your position of "yes" or "no," detail how ethics can or cannot be taught in a corporate training environment. Support your position with a real-life example. If so, discuss how you would conduct such training? If not, discuss why

Business Ethics Theories and Affirmative Action

White males have been the most powerful group in the United States for years. Through economic exclusions, enforced by laws and reinforced by deep cultural attitudes, there has existed, in effect, a preferential hiring program for white males. In light of that historical reality and the dynamics that remain in our culture, evalu

Importance of Ethics in Effective Business Communication

Could you please help me with a project on business ethics by answering the following questions?: How do ethics play a strong role in effective communications? What are the importance of ethics in business communications? What types of concerns could arise if ethics are not considered in business communications? Thank you.

Communication, Power, Ethical guidelines and communication issues

What would be the actions you would take to address major communication issues in a situation? Explain how these actions would improve the effectiveness of communications during the negotiation. Explain how you would use any two sources of power. It would depend on the specific situation, but if it was internal I w

Ethics Case: Danville Corporation

Danville Bottlers is a wholesale beverage company. Danville uses the FIFO inventory method to determine the cost of its ending inventory. Ending inventory quantities are determined by a physical count. For the fiscal year end June 30, 2011, ending inventory was originally determined to be $3,265,000. However, on July 17, 2011, J

Discussing Leadership and Ethics

During your first month at ECG, you convene a meeting of the Ethics Review Committee to review a client situation. The situation is straightforward: An ECG partner has not been diligent in fulfilling contractual obligations for a business strategy engagement, which requires timely response because the final presentation to the c

Ethic case for Research - The Ethical Temperature in Arcticview

The Ethical Temperature in Arcticview Mary Benninger had sought out her old friend, Tom Chu, to discuss her employment situation. Mary and Tom had both graduated in 1985 from Mackenzie King University, and then studied together to attain their CMA designations in 1988. Soon thereafter, Tom was promoted quickly within his divis

campaigns targeting young children

A number of fast food companies run regular marketing campaigns targeting young children with the temptation of a small gift, normally some form of toy, in a series of collections. Do you think these companies are exercising good marketing ethics in targeting such young children whom are unable to understand that this is a fo

Business Ethics

Death of a salesman: Should an employer ever be held liable for "Murder" in the death of an employee? At what point can an employer be so sloppy, or even intentionally not interested in employee safety where you would say the act was criminal and the employer personally liable like this...if ever.

Sample Ethics Paper

Discuss a topic relating to ethics. Examples of appropriate topics include personal ethics, organizational influences on ethics, profession-based ethics, legal influences (particularly recent legislation), and corporate governance. Students should attempt to develop a personal scenario that they are likely to confront in their

Corporate Ethics Officer: Prepare a job description for the new position

You have been asked by your CEO to recruit for a new position: corporate ethics officer. Prepare a job description for this new position. In the job description, make sure to discuss the role the ethics officer will play in the company as well as the qualifications this individual must hold.

Ethics & The World Bank...

Paul Wolfowitz was the head of the World Bank from June 1, 2005 through mid-2007. At the time he became president of the bank, Mr. Wolfowitz was romantically involved with an executive at the bank, Shaza Riza. Mr. Wolfowitz went to the board with an ethics question about their relationship and her employment, and the bank boar

Hospitality: Code of Ethics for Ethical Financial Management

Please help me create the formal code of ethics policy for O'Dell's Oasis Resort's Front Desk and Housekeeping departments where you: present the resort's policy toward ethical financial management. Company Synopsis: O'Dell's Oasis Resort is a full-service property with 700 guest rooms and suites, 3 restaurants, 2 bars

How does ethics affect the financial decision-making process?

Locate an article regarding ethics considerations in financial management. Write an article analysis in which you address the following items: > Discuss how ethics affects the financial decision-making process. > Explain the ethics considerations involved in financial decision-making outlined in the article. > Identify th

18-2 HeadGear, Inc., Full Versus Variable Costing and Ethical Issues

18-2 Full Versus Variable Costing and Ethical Issues HeadGear, Inc is a small manufacturer of headphones for use in commercial and personal applications. The HeadGear headphones are known for their outstanding sound quality and light weight, which makes them highly desirable especially in the commercial market for telemarket

Consumer Behavior and Business Ethics Questions

part 1- The increase in technology has had a profound effect on virtually every business sector. How has increased technology affected the measurement of consumer behavior? part 2- This article sets up an interesting and very common dilemna for a marketing researcher. What would you do and include your rationale. htt

Ethics in Drugs, Animals and Sustainability

1. Prescription drug companies advertise on radio and television. Do you believe that it is ethical for drug companies to advertise directly to consumers? 2. Do you consider Walmart a company that has a positive or negative social reputation? Do you think they impoverish the communities they have a presence in or do you thin

Organizational and Environmental Responsibility

· Identify the drivers of organizational and environmental responsibility. · Describe the affect of these drivers on sustainability practices. · Define an Environmental Management System. · Explain the ISO 14001 approach to EMS. Include an introduction and conclusion

Resarch Practices That Are of Questionable Ethics

1. Name some research practices that are of questionable ethics. Explain why you think they are questionable. Be sure to focus on Research Ethics. 2.What benefits can be gained from case studies? What dangers, if any, are there in using case studies? In what ways are they useful? Support your answers 3. Provide

The ethics of manipulating ROI and residual income; 'big bath' technique

Manipulating return on investment and residual income The October 5, 1998, issue of Business Week includes the article "Who Can You Trust?" authored by Sarah Bartlett. Among other dubious accounting practices, the article describes a trick known as the "big bath," which occurs when a company makes huge unwarranted asset writ

Employee Ethics in Credit Checks and Monitoring & Teaching Ethics

1. Provide a specific example of a time that you made an ethical decision. Provide a list of three different people the decision affected; Describe in detail how your decision affected each of the three people; If you had a chance, would you have made a different decision given the insight you have gained from the experience?

Whistleblowing at Enron: Sherron Watkins

'Ethics in Action' questions referencing Enron employee Sherron Watkins: 1. When an employee learns of apparently unlawful behavior on the part of his or her employer, does the employee have an ethical duty to blow the whistle on the employer? 2. Do any ethical duties or obligations of the employee come into conflict in

New cola flavor for Pepsi

Assuming that the product is a new cola flavor for Pepsi (will use a fictitious product name as an example): PepsiCo. Was first established in 1902 and founded by drug store owner Caleb Bradham who developed the popularized fountain drink with the vision of creating an astounding product that consumers could enjoy internation