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Ethics vs profits; net income vs cash flow; TVM economic impact

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

International Industries Corp: Ethics, accept bribes as inducement, responsibility

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

Ethical Questions Pertaining To Internet Job Rights by attorney Mark Grossman

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

Discusses business ethics from various perspectives

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

Business Ethics

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.

Accounts Making Sure That Companies Stay Honest 'Post Enron'

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

Responsible Business in the 21st Century

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.

What is the role of ethics in negotiations; how does culture impact ethics?

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.

Responsible Business in the 21st Century

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

Important information about Ethics Article Review

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

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

Issue of new bonds for risky foreign expansion - ethical dilemma

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

Business Ethics: Amtrak Case Study of Corporate Social Responsibility

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

Accounting, policy, and ethics

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

Business Ethics: Week 6 Essay Question Pelman v. McDonald's

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

Ethics

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

Importance of ethics to stakeholders; unethical behavior example.

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

An Organization's Code of Ethics & Social Responsibility

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

What are some of the challenges Mattel has had with regard to Business Ethics?

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

Business Ethics: Help with a Short Essay

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.

Health care reform in the U.S

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.

Ethics dilema

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.

Responsible for computer generated purchase orders

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?