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Ethics Case of Beth Bleedingheart and E-Kin

A Case of Freedom of Speech As E-Kin grew, CFO Trump could not effectively manage all of the financial and accounting needs of the organization. The company decided to create a Controller position to oversee internal accounting, financial reporting, and tax administration. Beth Bleedingheart was hired to fill the position.

Managerial: ABC residual income; Transfer pricing; Responsibility for ROI

1) ABC Inc. has the following information available for one of its divisions: Average operating assets $5,000,000 Return on investment (ROI) 40% Sales $8,000,000 If ABC requires a minimum return on its investments of 25%, what is their residual income? A)$1,950,000 B)$4,500,000 C)$6,750,000 D)

Potential ramifications of not utilizing a linear responsibility matrix

The formulation and use of project planning documents, including the project charter, work breakdown structure, and linear responsibility matrix, can have long lasting implications through the life of a project. And yet, many projects are run without these project planning documents. Discuss the drawbacks of implementing a pro

Justice and Fairness in a guaranteed health care system

Justice and Fairness Many sources, including the assigned text, observe that Justice essentially means Fairness Considering that everyone in our nation does not have guaranteed health care yet, analyze the following: - in what way(s) is the current system of health care "fair" or "just"? - in what way(s) is the cur


People who advocate virtue ethics often draw a distinction between what it means to be a virtuous human being and what it means to be virtuous within one of the many roles that we play in our lives (parents, employees, employers, soldiers, politicians). The first, the virtuous human, is the more general kind of virtuous person a

Adjusting Financial Records According to GAAP & Ethics

Scenario: Several years ago, Wilson Blowhard founded a communications company. The company became successful and grew by expanding its customer base and acquiring some of its competitors. In fact, most of its growth resulted from acquiring other companies. Mr. Blowhard is adamant about continuing the company's growth and inc

Use of expatriates, host-country nationals

What are the pros and cons of using expatriates, host-country nationals, and third-country nationals to run overseas operations? If you were expanding your business, what approach would you use? What are the biggest cultural obstacles to overcome if we are to work effectively in Mexico? France? Japan?

Business Ethics: Enviromental Audit

Investigate what is involved in an environmental audit. Has such an audit been conducted at your own present or former place of business, school, or university? In what ways has your present or former place of business, school, or university adopted sustainable practices? In what ways would your present or former place of busi

Business Ethics: McDonalds, (responsible for health of kids?)

Research the case Pelman v. McDonalds in which it was alleged that McDonalds was partially responsible for the health problems associated with the obesity of children who eat MacDonalds fast food. Should MacDonalds and other fast-food restaurants be judged negligent for selling dangerous products, failing to warn consumers of t

Entitlement generation, Business Ethics

A particular research study provides some evidence that those born between 1979 and 1994 are perceived as impatient, self-serving, disloyal, unable to delay gratification and, in short, feeling that they are entitled to everything without working for it. The study dubs this group the entitlement generation. Do you know peo

Neslte' (Business Ethics)

In 2005, Nestlé S.A. CEO Peter Braeck-Letmathe explained, â??Companies shouldn't feel obligated to give back to communities because they haven't taken anything away. Companies should only pursue charitable endeavors with the underlying intention of making money. It is not our money we're handing out but our investors. A com

Legal protection under the Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act requires firms to make reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. Consider such conditions as obesity, depression, dyslexia, arthritis, hearing loss, high blood pressure, facial scars, and the fear of heights. Imagine that you are a business manager and an employee comes to yo

2008 International Debt Crisis Responsibility

What was the 2008 International Debt Crisis, and who was responsible for the crisis? What was the role of central banks, legislative authority, and of government? Define and explain Monetary Policy and its relationship to Fiscal Policy.

Personal Ethics and Responsibility in Business Decisions

Describe the role of personal ethics and responsibility in business decisions: In what ways may an organization be considered citizen? How can business decisions affect people outside the operation of the enterprise? What motivations of business leaders influence decisions about corporate social responsibility?

Behavior stereotypes; posted term papers; McDonald's obesity

1. A particular research study provides some evidence that those born between 1979 and 1994 are perceived as 'impatient, self-serving, disloyal, unable to delay gratification and, in short, feeling that they are entitled to everything without working for it'. The study dubs this group the 'entitlement generation'. Do you know p

Comparison of Ethics, Morals and Applications

What are the differences between ethical issues and moral issues? What are the differences between personal ethics and business ethics? Provide real-world examples of common ethical problems in business for each of the questions above. approx 500 words, 2 references

Provide an example when you made an ethical decision

Need help compiling a short essay in regards to ethical decisions. APA format. Include all sources. Provide a specific example of a time that you made an ethical decision. 1. Provide a list of three different people the decision affected. 2. Describe in detail how your decision affected each of the three people. 3.

Employment Business Ethics: Classical model of corporate social responsibility

1.) How do the utilitarian ethic and the right to private property justify - and fail to justify -- the classical model of corporate social responsibility? 2.) What consequences might result if managers were held responsible for taking into account the consequences to every possible stakeholder who could conceivably be affect

Ethics Case Study: Differences in business values in China, U.S. and Jamaica

See attached case study. Given the current pressures on China, Jamaica, and America expressed in the article, how would ethics play a role in decision making for financial, environmental, and cultural issues? o How are the concepts of positive and normative economics reflected in this context? o How do market

Elaine Shumate's responsibility to deliver good news

Elaine Shumate has been working for GSM, a pharmaceutical research company, for more than seven years. It is her first job since finishing her graduate work in molecular biology, and her performance evaluations have been exemplary. She has received increasing responsibility as opportunities have become available at GSM. Unfortun

What Happens When Organisational Ethics are Compromised?

Ethics includes the moral values, beliefs, and rules that establish the right or appropriate ways in which one person or stakeholder group should interact with another. Describe how organizational ethics is a product of societal, professional, and individual ethics, and explain what happens when ethical behavior is compromised.