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Business Philosophy and Ethics

Legal and ethical environment of business

1. Business Ethics. Jason Trevor owns a commercial bakery in Blakely, Georgia, that produces a variety of goods sold in grocery stores. Trevor is required by law to perform internal tests on food produced at his plant to check for contamination. On three occasions, the tests of food products containing peanut butter were positi

Career Development Responsibility

Who is primarily responsible for career development: the employee or the organization? What are the legitimate roles for employees and managers in career development? how do you feel about non-dependent trust?

Responsibility of the Press

Simply put, what is the responsibility of the press in a democratic society? (one reliable reference where I can find this information)

Impact of Unethical Use

Though businesses significantly improve the quality of life through their products and services, organizations are still ethically challenged due to human nature and management gaps. Some people believe that every action or decision we as individuals do is subject to ethical analysis and the same applies to organizations. When a

Shaping Long-Term Ethical Behavior in an Organization

Which do you think would be more effective for shaping long-term ethical behavior in an organization: a written code of ethics combined with ethics training or strong ethical leadership? Which would have more impact on you? Why?

Cost Manager's Responsibility

Does the cost manager's responsibility end with making recommendations for improvements? Are the numbers generated by ABC, by themselves, enough to guide managers to correct decisions regarding resource use?

Cost of land versus building: Stakeholder interest, ethical recommendation

Consider the Concepts for Analysis problem CA10-7 on cost of land versus building (ethics) dealing with the Tones Company. Determine the stakeholder interests that are in conflict. Evaluate the impact of the each scenario. Propose an ethical recommendation that is in the best interest of the company. Justify your position.

Separation of duties refers to

Separation of duties refers to: 1. Making each manager personally responsible for his/her department. 2. Keeping functions across different departments separate. 3. Preventing top management and lower-level employees from interacting. 4. Individuals who have physical responsibility for assets should not also have a

Ethics at Work Heritage Valley Hospital

Dear OTA, I am doing a project on "Heritage Valley Hospital" located in Sewickley PA on ethical behaviors and fundamental changes in the hospital organization. I think the ethical policy is within the website. I need 3 or 4 pages answering the following questions. Can you assist. Identified and analyzed an ethical case in

Ethics and Recruiting Salespeople

Answer the question at the end of the ethical dilemma. One paragraph. An Ethical Dilemma. Qualified salespeople are hard to find, especially experience salespeople who are familiar with a recruiter's industry. One way to get such people is to aggressively recruit from a competitor's sales force. Not only do those reps know

Business Ethics and Deontology

1) Describe an ethical problem you have confronted in a business situation; 2) Describe the deontological implications of the ethical problem you have described; 3) If the problem was resolved: a) Tell me how the problem was resolved; b) Whether you agree with how the problem was resolved; and c) Whether the problem was re

Subject: Business Ethics- Crisis management

In your business experience, consider the number of situations you have experienced where a crisis occurred. Reflect on the response process and whether all stakeholders were well served in a fair and ethical manner. In the summary, share the facts of the crisis and your analysis of whether it was the best response for all stake

Subject: Business Ethics- Ethical Issues

When analyzing stakeholder approaches to ethical dilemmas, it's not uncommon for the issues and stakeholders to be interrelated. Typically, these issues are "hot" issues. Consider and address the following: What hot ethical issue is emerging in the business world today? Of the different approaches to analyzing ethical

Subject: Business Ethics- Personal Views / Using the Quick Test

Prepare a personal statement of your current thinking and understanding of business ethics. Include: A summary of the quick test results as you perceive them (see attachment). You do not need to reveal your test score. Summarize the quick test results as valid or not valid, based on your view. An explanation of why eth

AICPA and Ethics Main Objectives

What are the main objectives of the AICPA code of professional conduct and how does the code relate to protecting the public? Be specific. A bookkeeper makes a significant posting error, which she later discovers and corrects. In fear of losing her job, she does not report the mistake to her supervisor. How should she have han

Ethics Behavior: identify and explain why ethical behavior and actions are critical when conducting research, as well as the impact to the organization, customer, research project...

Using the Library, Internet, or any other available resources, identify and explain why ethical behavior and actions are critical when conducting research, as well as the impact to the organization, customer, research project, results, and participants. At a minimum, honesty, integrity, intellectual property, use of human subjec

Analyze two articles on business ethics; critical issues

1. Research and analyze two articles on business ethics. 2. Analyze and explain the critical issues discussed in each article. 3. Analyze and explain the recommended solutions for these issues. 4. Analyze and explain what organizations need to do to address these issues. 5. Analyze and describe the legal and societal r

Business Ethics: Stakeholders, Issues and Organization Goals

One of the important aspects of business ethics is viewing it from a stakeholder's perspective. Based on your experience, which dimension do you think has influenced the biggest changes in business ethics over the last decade? Has it been: Individually unethical persons? More complex situations without sufficient guid

Ethical dilemma and code of ethics

Conflicts of Interest The Company recognizes and respects the right of its employees to engage in outside financial activities so long as those activities are legal and do not impair, interfere or conflict with the conscientious performance of their Company duties and do not involve damage to or misuse of the Company's name,

Accounting ethics for Section 1244 stock

A corporation, owned by one owner, decides to go out of business due to excessive losses. When the stock was originally issued, the owner did not specify that the stock purchased (at a price of $1000) would be considered §1244 stock. Now that the company is being dissolved, the owner realizes that the loss on the stock would be

Privacy, Drug Testing, Merit, Negligence vs Intentional Homicide

See the attached file. ONE: Let's go off into privacy questions. Nothing is at greater risk in terms of privacy than our medical records...do you agree? Or, are your financial records more at risk, especially given events in the news lately. Which is greater in your mind (yes, you have to pick one)? Why? TWO: Drug testin

Audit Ethics in the BizCaz audit: Bargain purchase or shirts for audit staff

You have been with Zaird & Associates for approximately three months and are completing your work on the BizCaz audit. BizCaz produces pullover knit shirts to address the business casual market forboth men and women. Although your experience has been limited, an unexpected staff resignation has resulted in your working directl

Analyze the Organization Development Network

Organization Development Network - http://www.odnetwork.org/ Complete an analysis of the organization above and make certain to include the following elements in your analysis: (1) Founding date of organization (2) Organizations focus/interest (3) Ethics and/or code of conduct (4) Offerings for their respect