1. Why do many business managers feel that ethical behavior is essential to the profitability and survival of their firm? 2. What are the similarities and differences between net income and cash flow? Is it possible to have positive net income and negative cash flow? If so, how? 3. How do you think the time value of mone
Two weeks after firing two top managers for failing to meet company standards at International Industries Corporation, your supervisor has appointed you to research why the previous managers have been fired. After researching, you discovered that they were fired for taking bribes from a representative agent to buy certain produc
Weather you're and employer or an employee you should know what your rights are when it comes to Internet use in the workplace. Mark Grossman a Florida attorney who specializes in computer and Internet law gives answers to some basic questions. Scenario 1 Nobody told you that your Internet use in the office was being monitor
The solution discusses decision making in business from an ethical standpoint. Solutions to a specific case outline the various decisions that can be made, based on various theories related to ethics. The solution also discusses environmental law and the duties of the EPA. In the case presented, George is the plant manager o
Should the top executives of the major banks that received bail-out money be allowed to receive large bonuses? Clearly identify the utilitarian and deontological implications of your position. Be clear how your answer respects basic rights and has consequences that are for the greatest good.
Regardless of how the public perceives the accounting profession as a whole, a recent study suggests that there continues to be a significant disconnect between the perceived responsibility accountants have to their clients and third parties, and their actual responsibilities. The study, Public Perceptions in a 'Post Enron' W
Can anyone help me out please. The final project step for this unit is to analyze your CSR report for social accounting. To do this you should write up an analysis that addresses the following questions. 1. In what ways is the company that you are analyzing applying social cost accounting? Give specific examples. 2.
Prepare a paper regarding the use or misuse of ethics in negotiations. Please include 4 references Be sure to address the following: 1. What is the role of ethics in negotiations? 2. How does organizational culture impact ethics in a negotiation? 3. Describe a personal negotiation in which ethics played a role.
Topic 1- Post the URLs of the websites you visited and give one example of a research ethics violation. Assignment Checklist: 1. Distinguish a legitimate website concerning research ethics. 2. Discuss a description of the research ethics issue (violation). 3. Interpret the violation and why it would be considered u
Can someone please help me with this because I really don't understand these questions please. I think that they want 200 to 300 words for each one so please can someone help me please Do you think they are doing an adequate job of accounting for all the externalities they are incurring? What do you think British Petroleum
Ethics Article Review. Using the Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) for FIN/324, the Internet, or other resources locate an article discussing ethics in accounting and financial decision making. Prepare a review of your selected article. Address the following items in your review: a. Briefly summarize the article. b. Rel
Ethics, Legal and Cultural Aspects of Marketing Internationally Details: Post 2 challenges many companies face in the areas of ethics when marketing a product in another country. Post a legal and a cultural issue that must be considered when marketing a product in another country. For assistance with your assignment
You are the CFO of a company that is capitalized with 50% debt and 50% equity. The debt is in the form of debenture bonds, which have relatively weak indentures. The President and COO, who is also a major stockholder, has proposed issuing new secured bonds and using the cash raised to expand into a potentially profitable but v
Read this case study at: http://www.kucourses.com/ec/media/store/mediausobu/MT310_0903A/MT310_4/CaseStudy_Amtrack.pdf Answer the following questions: 1) Who are the stakeholders in this case? 2) What are the interests of the stakeholders? 3) What is this corporation's social corporate responsibility in this case
1. Are corporate ethics codes effective in preventing improper employee behavior? Explain your answer. 2. In assessing risks, is it important to quantify possible losses in monetary terms? Why or why not?
You are on the board of an accounting firm overseeing the financial records of clients. A junior financial analyst has come to you with some irregularities in the methods utilized by a major client. These methods have created an increase in revenue for your client and may not have been deployed on the advice of some of your an
Post at least 2 challenges that many companies face in the areas of ethics and 2 challenges in the area of social responsibility. What exactly is management's role in addressing each of these issues? using Ethic in Business: Accountability using Business Goals and Ethics.
Design a Code of ethics for a start up company.
The insurance companies that failed to meet the expectations of the victims of Hurricane Katrina might undergo significant damage control efforts. According to Leslie Eaton and Joseph B. Truester (2007) "victims suffered many losses that were not covered" under the insurance plans. "Insurance companies that reneged on their promises, offered only pennies on the dollar in settlements, dribbled out payments, low-balled the costs of repairs, dropped long-time customers and sharply increased the price of coverage." (Eaton et al, 2007).
The insurance companies that failed to meet the expectations of the victims of Hurricane Katrina might undergo significant damage control efforts. According to Leslie Eaton and Joseph B. Truester (2007) "victims suffered many losses that were not covered" under the insurance plans. "Insurance companies that reneged on their pr
Why is it important to use words or language that is politically or culturally correct when writing business communication? How might this influence your choice of communication? Do ethics play a role in your choice of communication format when discussing negative news with other employees? Why?
Conduct online research on the case Pelman v. McDonald's in which it was alleged that McDonald's was partially responsible for the health problems associated with the obesity of children who eat McDonald's fast food. Should McDonald's and other fast food restaurants be judged negligent for selling dangerous products, failing to
I have Created a fictitious organization that exemplifies business ethics. The company chosen is a consulting firm. The name of our company is New Wave" Management Consulting. Please help descibe how our companies new ethics program would implement the following. References would help Monitoring How are ethics and inte
Present an issue (defective products) to the CEO, directors and managers. Details: An upcoming meeting with your new company's chief executive officer (CEO) and other executives is a great opportunity for you to share your knowledge of potentially defective products being sold to customers. You are not sure if others are awar
Why is an understanding in ethics important to the overall strategy process, and how does an understanding of ethics affect the strategy process as it pertains to the organization's stakeholders? Provide an example of a company that used unethical behavior to gain profit. What was the unethical behavior and why was the behav
Can you help me get started on this assignment? A Code of Ethics is a very important part of an organization's Social Responsibility. "Since the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley legislations, any publicly held company is required to create its own code of ethics to deter wrongdoing and to promote ethical behavior". (Source: http://www.1
Search the Internet for Mattel.com home page. Review the website and find its Corporate Social Responsibility information with respect to Product Safety. Review the site to learn about its viewpoints on product safety. Research Mattel's experience with respect to the product recalls from China. Review the various discussions/is
Recall a time when you worked for or belonged to an organization where the culture was "toxic." Briefly describe the culture and discuss how the ethical behavior of the employees or members affected the culture.
Look at a modern political movement or single figure and outline the practice of ethical/social responsibility... you might observe how this responsibility is dispersed among the population. Conclude with a personal reflection as regards the importance of ethical/social responsibility.
Describe the relationship between concepts of virtue, values, and morals in the simulation. Provide examples of how concepts in this simulation relate to your workplace. Explain ways in which external social pressures influence business ethics in the simulation.
Many companies use the computer to generate purchase orders. Who is responsible for authorizing a purchase when the computer generates the purchase order? How does the responsible individual ensure that computer-generated orders are correct and are generated only for purchases that should be made?