Normative Ethics: Utilitarianism and Deontology Identify a moral problem, such as Don't Ask, Don't Tell the military is working to correct. Every company has some kind of moral problem. Whether they face up to it or not is another matter. But they have problems. What the utilitarian considerations are, and what the de
Banking on WikiLeaks We all know WikiLeaks as the online site that posts information on it's website that governments consider classified. But they also post internal memos and information on banks and other large corporations. This clearly can have a negative impact on the banks. Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and others are re
Please help me with an assignment by answering the following questions regarding leadership and ethics: 1. How can business leaders encourage their companies to act ethically? 2. What role, if any, should the existence and availability of an ethics code or policy play in helping executives and management to support and s
What challenges does a company face when developing new products in the global economy? Describe selected challenges using examples of at least 3 product/service launches. Resources MUST include articles from the libraryâ??s full-text databases. After having discussed the challenges of new product launches, how has technolog
A customer service representative at an electronics store is surfing the Internet using one of the display computers. She accesses a website that shows graphic images of a crime scene. A customer in the store who notices the images is offended. Another customer service representative is behind the counter, using the store's c
This solution offers a brief summation of ethics as proposed by Immanuel Kant. This includes the impact his theory has on leadership.
How might the U.S. government encourage stronger social support systems to provide for the aging population? Should the U.S. government step in when the social support system fails?
Ethics teleological (consequential) and deontological (nonconsequential). People live longer, healthier lives when they obtain preventative medicine during their early years. This can be seen through increasing life expectancies and better overall health. Examples include fluoridated water, childhood vaccinations, regular exe
1) Define Plagiarism? 2) What are the punishments for intentionally and unintentionally plagiarizing as a student at Brenau University? 3) explain how student attitudes toward plagiarism can impact intellectual property within the general environment of US business (eg. Since plagiarism is academically unethical, when students who plagiarize enter into the business environment their brand of ethics will negatively impact business practices). 4) How as a manager, in your current company, can these attitudes lead to damaging your company's competitive advantage
1) Define Plagiarism? 2) What are the punishments for intentionally and unintentionally plagiarizing as a student at Brenau University? 3) explain how student attitudes toward plagiarism can impact intellectual property within the general environment of US business (eg. Since plagiarism is academically unethical, when students w
1) Describe the role of ethics and social responsibility at New Belgium Brewing? 2) How has ethics and social responsibility helped to position the Fat Tire brand at New Belgium 3) Make the case for incorporating ethics and social responsibility to enhance the competitive marketing advantage for New Belgium Brewing Company
Suppose you are the CFO of a listed company. The shareholders, creditors, analysts and other stakeholders are awaiting the announcement of your company full-year financial results at the end of the month. The market consensus is your company's earnings to be $2 per share. However, you know that the earnings per share
Here are links to TWO cases. The first case, the Margreiter v. New Hotel Monteleone, Inc. case, is the decision to the case in your homework problem. Within that case, you will find mentioned the second case: Nordmann v. National Hotel Company, 425 F.2d. 1103 (5th Cir. 1970). That case establishes the basis by which the court in
Companies are developing ethical policies and guidelines for legal reasons, but also to clarify what is acceptable and what is not Do you think any of the issues raised in the case required clarification? Would you take exception to any of them being classified as inappropriate behavior? Why do you think these things hap
One particular fourth-grade teacher is a favorite of the schoolâ??s students and their parents because she is actively involved with the students during the school day. While on recess duty, this particular teacher always participates with the children in the games they are playing. During recess one day, the teacher was playin
Evaluate the relationship between values, leadership, and ethical decision making. Include a diagnosis of how trust, constancy, congruity, reliability, and integrity play a vital role in the decision-making process.
With the focus on Managerial Ethics, and Corporate Social Responsibility. Companies such as Enron, WorldCom, Adelphia, and Tyco are recent examples of bad corporate behavior. Can you think of an issue within a company you have worked for in the past or currently working for or a recent case from the business press that would als
What do you think of the ethics of peer-to-peer file sharing? Is peer-to-peer file sharing the same as copyright infringement? Who is harmed by the activity? Who is helped? Do you think the users of Napster should have had permission to download the copyrighted music?
See attached file for situation 2 only. Make sure that you use answer in question four includes a separate explanation for each of three different normative theories of business ethics. Explains three different normative theories of business ethics.
Norton Company, a manufacturer of infant furniture and carriages, is in the initial stages of preparing the annual budget for next year. Scott Ford has recently joined Norton's accounting staff and is interested to learn as much as possible about the company's budgeting process. During a recent lunch with Marge Atkins, sales m
In the Case of the Home Depot below, is it inherently unethical to make business decisions that add long-term value to the business and which do not violate law or social convention? Why or why not? Explain your position. What alternatives to Home Depot's action would you consider more morally appropriate in consideration of
I would like to explore the ethical side as it relates to the lenders in situations where we now have had either a foreclosure or an imminent one. Briefly describe the issue while sourcing your findings.
Attached is a "case study." Give me your opinion on these two questions: In your opinion, would Mr. Vandivier be morally responsible for any "accidents" that resulted when pilots tested the brake? Would this responsibility be shared with any others? Explain.
Do you think a "no growth" philosophy of management should be taught in business schools? Discuss...
1. Identify 1-2 ethical values that can be applied cross-culturally. Why is it challenging to come up with a large list like this? What does that tell us about the challenges inherent in international business? 2. Imagine that you are the COO of a major corporation in the United States. You have traditionally manufactured
How far should the principle "When in Rome, do as the Romans do" extend in international business? Why do you feel that way? Is it possible and important to set as a goal for the rest of the world to live a consumer lifestyle on a par with the United States? Is this up to Americans to decide? Why or why not?
I have attached a copy of the book files... I hope it helps! It is in order Required: 1. Follow the seven steps ethical decision making process and reason out what the accounting firm should do in this situation. 2. Assume that the auditing company decided to switch back to the modified operating method subsequent to th
In the scenario is Herman responsible for Jake's injury. Should Jake be paid for the overtime? What rights do both Jake and Herman have in this scenario?
In the scenario below, are Jake's actions in or out of his scope of employment. In the scenario is Herman responsible for Jake's injury. Should Jake be paid for the overtime? What rights do both Jake and Herman have in this scenario? Scenario: Jake, the service manager, comes into the show room. (Note: Jake is a sixty-y
While most of us have our opinions regarding our recent...and ongoing...housing problems, I would like to explore the ethical side as it relates to the home buyers involved who now find themselves either foreclosed or facing foreclosure. You are free to put forth your own scenarios, either from your own personal experience, the
Please answer the following questions. Describe why some people say that consumers are not free to choose which products to purchase. Do you consider this to be an important issue? Why or why not? What does advertising do for consumers? What does advertising do to consumers? In what ways are ads helpful and in what ways
Research and discuss the use of RFID technology and its use in marketing. What are the potential ramifications of this technology to consumers? What is the outlook for the next few years with regard to RFID?