Let's apply classic systems analysis to the question: Who is responsible for quality? Systems analysis consists of the following functions: input (materials, resources), thruput (processes, transformations), output (goods, services) and control group to coordinate the system. Briefly describe how you would hold perso
What are some examples of business related social issues? Select one social issue. What are the major characteristics of the social issue you have selected? What are the social and corporate pros and cons associated with the social issue?
See attached files. Why are ethics important as a consultant? Provide examples from your professional experiences that demonstrate constructive or questionable ethics. How might you, as a consultant in your field of interest, stay current on trends and best practices in your field? Should a code of ethics be required
Your friend shows you some books he took from the bookstore without paying for them. When you question him about it, he says, Sure I took them. But I'm no different than anybody else around here. That's how we all manage to get through school on limited funds. I'll be a better medical professional because of all the knowledge I
Discussion Debate: We are going to discuss product liability in a debate format. Argue that a manufacturer does not have a responsibility to lessen the risk of a harmful product. Please support your answer using your text and Internet research. When you quote or cite a website, please list the website at the bottom of your comme
Please help with the following problem. As the world's largest arms exporter, the U.S. has increased the sale of small arms and light weapons, to secure cooperation in the "War on Terror." In your opinion should United States provide moral leadership to combat the gravest humanitarian crises? The abundance of small arms used
I have to use the Ethics Awareness Inventory and Ethical Choices in the Workplace assessments to revisit my values. Please help with the following (short suggestions, no more than 700 words) a. Explain the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a strategic plan, considering stakeholder needs. b. Explain
Should non-profit organizations be held to different ethical standards than for-profit corporations? Should management walk the talk by emulating the companys mission and value statement? How does it affect employee moral? Why is it important to have behaviors aligned with corporate values? Should employees be rewarded for perfo
You have been hired as a consultant for a major university which desires to be more socially responsible. Describe three socially responsible activities the university can participate in to achieve their goal. Describe in detail the activity, the objective of the activity and the benefits the company might expect to receive from
In your own words, define medical law, ethics, and bioethics. In your definitions, discuss the importance of each in the medical environment. Provide an example of each of the following in your analysis: a medical ethics dilemma, a bioethics situation, and a medical-legal problem.
Scenario: Ocean Health is a nonprofit, community-based, healthcare delivery network in Medford, Oregon, which includes three acute-care hospitals, a network of more than 1500 physicians, a broad ambulatory care network, home healthcare, and associated support services. The organization has a compliance department that is s
How do wikis complicate issues of manners and ethics? Changing someone's words in a traditional book, for example, might range from being rude to legally actionable. You would not do so without asking the author, which is not the case in a wiki.
EC 11-10 What is the difference in before-Tax income between the CEO's and Heather's treatment of the situation? Discuss Heather Meyer's ethical dilemma.
EC 11-10 At the beginning of 2009, the Healthy Life Food Company purchased equipment for $42 million to be used in the manufacture of a new line of gourmet frozen foods. The equipment was estimated to have a 10 year service life and no residual value. The straight line depreciation method was used to measure depreciation for
As a doctoral learner you have a new responsibility to yourself and those around you. What is this responsibility? Please help me devise a response with citations to peer-reviewed articles when possible. Please use two references and send a copy of the articles.
What is the difference between negligence and intentional homicide? Can negligence ever get to the point where it can be considered intentional? Please consider the issues of intent and "due care" in thinking about how one might hold a corporate official criminally liable for the death of an employee.
Utilitarian and Deontological business ethics are applied to the right to informational privacy and pretexting using a case study of HP's former CEO Patricia Dunn. 2,000 worlds, MLA with references.
Former HP CEO Patricia Dunn resigned in 2006 due to her actions to secure corporate secrets for HP. She hired private investigators that posed as journalists and infiltrated the company's intranet in order to find the HP personnel responsible for the very public leaks. This sanctioned use of pretexting cost Ms. Dunn her job.
What role, if any, do you see education and training playing in the battle for ethical behavior? Is four hours of continuing professional education in ethics every three years sufficient education and training for CPAs? Explain.
Have you ever felt that your definition of ethics was vastly different from the organization or company that you have worked for or may currently work for? If so, what did you do to rectify the situation and how you feel about this?
The purpose of the CFP code of ethics is to ensure that all participants conduct business transactions with honesty and professionalism. By integrating a code of ethics, the organization is laying the framework for what constitutes acceptable behavior. Once the code has identified what is acceptable business practices, CFP will have a better opportunity to manage professional conduct. The code was developed to monitor organizational activities and to ensure the rules applied are not being violated. Although organizations incorporate codes of conduct as a term and condition of employment, there are still instances where individuals fail to live up to the standards of professionalism.
The purpose of the CFP code of ethics is to ensure that all participants conduct business transactions with honesty and professionalism. By integrating a code of ethics, the organization is laying the framework for what constitutes acceptable behavior. Once the code has identified what is acceptable business practices, CFP wil
Should there be specific language in contracts related to sharing client information with related parties? Explain. If information is shared, how must it be transmitted to ensure privacy and data integrity?
If, as an accountant, you had the option of working with only one of the boards, FASB, GASB, or IASB, which one would you choose? Explain your reasons.
What efforts might prove effective for encouraging employees to report ethics violations in the workplace? Included should be discussion related to the effects of my suggestions for improvement on organizational morale, both positive and negative.
Research and prepare comprehensive review of two theoretical approaches to ethics, one of which should be the normative ethical theory. To understand the relevance of ethical theories to current organizational situations, apply these theoretical perspectives to at least one specific ethical dilemma that leaders and/or managers a
What role does continuing education and training have with respect to ethics in the accounting profession? Is enough being done to promote education an training in ethics?
What is insider trading and why is it unethical and illegal? Is trading by insiders always unethical and illegal? What has been done (by the SEC) to limit or control it? And do you think it is working?
I think Toyota current situation is a good example of stakeholders conflicting. The Japanese yen is at an all time high which makes domestic manufacturing in Japan because their CEO, Akio Toyoda, feel a responsibility to his employees and to Japan. This is in conflict with the CFO and the stakeholders who want Toyota to move manufacturing to a cheaper location where they can make more profit. I see it as a classic showdown that occurs very often. Good CEO's want a company that consistently performs and his long-term growth where investors want the quick money reguardless of the future. (2) Christopher : A company in my are that has been in the news for sometimes now is the Hampton Roads Transit (HRT). HRT has been working on adding Light Rails in the Norfolk, Va. area for over 5 years to date. This project has run into major huddles along the way between stakeholders . The conflict started when the project went a $100 million over budget. For the taxpayers this was a problem. (3) A business must function as a system with checks and balances. Do you think there could be a 'generic' arrangement, working for any business, to mitigate between such conflicting interests? Maybe, each sector or industry could have a self-adjusting system of checks and balances?
For your posting, choose an example of such a conflict posted by another student, and suggest a way that the business process can be changed so that the interests of the stakeholders can be brought into sync. (1) David : I
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
Explain an auditor's responsibility in detecting and reporting fraud for a publicly traded company (SOX Section 404).
What are your thoughts on the use of a code of conduct? What does your company do to make their code of conduct known? Are you required to sign the code of conduct annually? How is it reinforced?
Barry Minkow is back in the news...in a bad way. Apparently Barry did in fact "turn over a new leaf"...he went from a Ponzi Scheme to insider trading. I am a believer that you can help a basically honest person make better decisions by teaching them ethics, but I have doubts...more now...that an unethical person can be taug