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Business Philosophy and Ethics

The Great Recession - Ethics of the Borrower

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

Business Ethics: Are consumers free to choose which products to purchase?

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

Marketing Use of RFID Technology to Consumers

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?

Compare and contrast corporate social responsibility and ethics.

In my opinion, the most exciting developments in security management can be found in technology. I am what some would call an early adopter of new technologies, so it is no surprise that I get excited looking at new technology. As it pertains to security, I like the developments in identification. Technology like facial recog

Business Ethics: Bribery is an acceptable business practice in many cultures.

Facilitating payments or bribery is an acceptable business practice in many cultures. What can multinational companies and the global community do to reduce bribery? What effect do US laws have on US companies conducting business overseas in relation to bribery? What are possible measures that can be taken to 'level the playing

Business Ethics: Right to Privacy Business Ethics

1. Explain what you take to be the strongest argument in defense of an employee's right to participate in managerial decision making. Explain what you take to be the strongest argument against such a right. Which argument do you find more persuasive? 2. It is often said that business can be like a poker game. In what ways

Business Ethical Issues

Why would a company choose to understand report on, and improve their ethical conduct? Use specific examples to support your answer. The response addresses the queries posted in 360 words with references.

Business Ethics: Dow Corning Breast Implant Scandal

Please see below the article on the breast implant scandal with Dow Corning. Describe their findings. In Breast Implants Scandal, Where was Dow Corning's Concern for Women? In the annals of business ethics, the fall from grace of Dow Corning Corporation was particularly precipitous. Here was one of America's 100 most profit

Chart of Accounts responsibility for a multi-location organization

If you were working for a Company that had multiple locations - in California, Nevada, Texas, Georgia and South Carolina), what would some of the considerations be when developing the chart of accounts, and why? Who should be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the chart of accounts and why? What can happen if someone was

Business ethics question

The practice of caring for the "image" of a firm is sometimes referred to as reputation management. Write an article about either Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, (Social Network - movie) both have controversial reputation, give at least three suggestions of what they can do to help repair their image so they are vie

Ethics in the Workplace

Please find attached the exercises. Respond to the following questions in your own words. Your responses should include specific examples. 1. What are the elements that define corporate culture? Research a business or organization and create a cultural profile of that company based on information you can find from the comp

Midwest Valueland: Normative Ethics Theory

Please use three references. Cite and use references in writing. Scenario: As you have already learned during your tenure at MV and from exposure to business news, it is not unusual for leaders and managers to encounter ethical situations. These situations often lead to assessment of organizational standards, personal v

Strategic approaches to corporate ethics

Compare three strategic approaches to corporate ethics. Provide examples of how problems in one of the areas could potentially undermine the entire ethical climate of the organization.

Case study questions: E & J Gallo Winery and dessert wines.

Case Questions 1. How important is the dessert wine segment to the industry? to E. & J. Gallo Winery? How do these products fit with Gallo's stated position on the quality of its products? Do brands like Thunderbird and Night Train have any redeeming features as a product, even if they are in demand by a segment of the popula

Business ethics

1. Is the goal of a business simply to maximize profits for its owners? Why or why not? 2. Do some independent research. Find an article or editorial which identifies the stakeholder model and advances its thesis. Do you think the author makes a compelling case for this model? 3. In a local or national newspaper, fi

Accounting objectives; basic terminology, ethics, technology

1. What are the primary objectives of accounting? 2. What is the basic terminology of the accounting process or financial reporting? 3. How does accounting affect your personal life emphasizing professional ethics? 4. How does technology play a role in small business accounting? Wikipedia or any other open source web

Government workforce ethics

What do you think we need to do to improve ethics in contracting within the government workforce, what about on the contractor side of the house?

Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance

Reference: Halbert, T., & Ingulli, E. (2009). Law & ethics in the business environment: 2010 custom edition (6th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western Cengage Learning. eChapter is attached. Please include references where they apply. Assume you are the chief executive officer of a large drug company. You are deciding what pr

Business Ethics

Although much of the regulatory focus of corporate ethics and compliance is driven by financial measures, the integrity of an organization also has to focus on nonfinancial areas of performance. List and describe three models that have been developed to capture structural and behavioral organizational ethical performance.