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Business Philosophy and Ethics

Choices and Decisions in Society

"All choices are things that we consciously decided was the right choice for us at the time." This is so right, things that we decided to do 10 or 15 years ago might be right at the time but if we look back, it might be unethical because the society that we are living in and the influences of our surrounding. Explain

Normative Ethics: Should Madoff have been awaiting trial in Prison or at home?

My question is... should Bernie Madoff have been awaiting trial in Prison or at home? While Madoff is now in jail, I want you to think about how much time he spent out on bond before trial. Think long and hard about our criminal justice system and the difference between white collar crime and other kinds of crime. Please

Current article regarding business ethics

Research an article on an issue that deals with business ethics from a newspaper, magazine, journal, TV, or the Internet. From the article and the list of what is needed in the paper (below is the description of the paper I will produce as a result). Therefore, I need a suggestion for the outline. Paper description: Th

Ethical responsibility of politicians

Politicians have an ethical responsibility to represent their constituents and the needs of those constituents. Politicians also have an ethical responsibility to uphold the law both in their personal and professional life. Politicians are often held to higher ethical standards than most because of the fact that they are public

The Ethics of TARP and Executive Bonuses

I think that we have to hold out hope that after the crimes (ethics violations) are brought-to-light, organizations will feel that followed indiscretions will be too obvious or are no longer seen as a possible loop hole, gray area, or worth while risk. The fact that some of these organizations still saw extravagant retreats, bon

Corporate scandals due to ethics...

I don't think that the corporate scandals due to ethics are gone by any stretch of the imagination. I think that as long as people work in scenarios that they have the chance and can be tempted to let ethics go loose then there will always be someone who does. People inherently think of themselves and the best way to gain and ma

Personal ethics and family beliefs

I do believe personal ethics are based off of your own family beliefs and the way a person was brought as a child into adulthood and the environment in which they learned their beliefs. Personal beliefs are not written but taught to us from childhood on up. I do believe personal believe can be change over time because of what we

Ethics Paper

Please prepare a 650-word paper in which you choose two Discussion Questions from the end of Chapter 5 in the text and answer the questions. Be sure to properly cite your references. If you used an electronic source, include the URL. If you used a printed source please attach a copy of the data to your paper.

Ethical Decision Making

Which among the following scenarios could result in the business culture becoming a determining factor in ethical decision-making? Lack of adequate judgment Ambiguity within laws Undefined leadership skills Constancy in profit generation Which among the following is solely a characteristic of an ethical leader


With the idea of working for an Internet Service provider: 1. Explain the role of ethics and social responsibility in developing a strategic plan, considering stakeholder needs. 2. Explain how ethical perspective can evolved throughout the program of internet service providers. * Information does not have to be perfect

Global Business and Ethics

Choose a global organization that has had to deal with an ethical dilemma. In a 500-750-word paper, address the following topics: a) Compare the cross-cultural ethical perspectives of the issue. b) Determine possible risks and consequences for the business. c) Describe a second, related ethical issue that could arise fo

Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting

A solution to this problem to get a better understanding. PROBLEM P21-1A Malone Company estimates that 360,000 direct labor hours will be worked during the coming year 2010, in the Packaging Department. On this basis the following budget manufacturing overhead cost data are computed for the year. Fixed Overhead costs

Business Ethics Question

Please help with the following problem. What are 25 questions that should be asked to conduct a corporate ethics audit? The audit is for a for profit organization.


The milton corporation has 4 divisions: the assembly, processing, machining, and packaging division. All 4 divisions are under control of the vice president of manufacturing. Each division has a manager and several departments that are directed by supervisors. The chain of command runs downward from vice president to divisio

Insider trading; transaction effects to beta of company

You are a financial analyst in the corporate office of a food processing company, and you own stock in that company. Recently, you worked on an assignment during which you found out the company was going to take on additional debt and start an airline. You are thinking about selling your stock prior to the announcement. a. Wh

Ethics in the Workplace Case Study Action Plan and Presentation

Please analyze the attached case Pinto Fires on ethical dilemma in the workplace, and assist with 2500 to 2,800-word paper in which you respond to the questions associated with the case. Determine all the facts: symptoms of problems, root problems, unresolved issues, roles of key players, and ethical issues involved. Analyz

The Impact of Personal Morals

What role do you think the personal morals of a CEO play in the handling of ethical problems within an organization? Do long prison sentences help to deter corporate criminals? In what way does media coverage impact ethical standards at the organizational level? Does a company's reputation impact your purchasing decision?

Ethics in International Business

See the Multimedia activity on Ethics in International Business. Then read the case study about Geletx and Jed's concerns about the office in Lima, Peru. Research the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and then discuss whether this situation would be a violation of FAPA. Does this office violate the FCPA? Support your answer.

Ethics in the workplace Case Study Action Plan and Presentation

Ethics in the Workplace Case Study Action Plan and Presentation Please analyze the attached case Pinto Fires on ethical dilemma in the workplace, and assist with 2500 to 2,800-word paper in which you respond to the questions associated with the case. Determine all the facts: symptoms of problems, root problems, unresolved

Code of ethics

Read Bank of America's newly adopted Code of Ethics on its Web site. Debate the adequacy of this code. Prepare an essay on strengths and shortcomings of the code. Also include in the essay an argument about whether or not other companies should adopt similar codes of ethics and explain why. Explain what the impact on companies,

Stockholders and Ethics for Smokeless Tobacco

Jean Blacklung, president of the Smokeless Tobacco Corporation, is concerned about several large stockholders who have been very vocal lately in their criticisms of her leadership. She thinks they might mount a campaign to have her removed as the corporation's CEO. She decides that buying them out by purchasing their shares coul

Business ethics

Create a fictional organization that exemplifies business ethics. The organization: Montecito Hotel and Casino. Describe current moral and ethical issues that would be faced by the organization. a) Does a formal code of ethics exist? b) What topics are included in the code of ethics? c) How is the code distributed?

Ethics and Financial Reporting

Reading: ? AICPA. (2009). Sarbanes-Oxley - the basics. Retrieved on March 1, 2009 from Oxley/Sarbanes-Oxley %E2%80%93 The Basics.htm ? International Chamber of Commerce. (2009). Corporate governance. Retrieved on March 1, 2009 from Th

Business Ethics Programs

Describe the characteristics of at least 2 elements of an ethics program. Define why you chose these aspects as the most important requirements for managing a formal business ethics program.