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The Empowerment of Employees: individual and group decision-making responsibility

This solution provides the learner with an understanding of managements role in the area of employee empowement. In particular this discussion covers specific methods for preparing employees for success, along with preparing employees for individual and group decision making responsibilities consistent with a flat organizational

Ethics: Virtues, Rationality, Deontological, Teleological, Utilitarianism

Please help in providing feedback. Thank you A) What are virtues? How might one apply virtue ethics to business situations? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the virtue approach? B) Examine the importance of rationality in the decision rationality making process as viewed by Kant. C) Compare and contrast the foll

Case study: Who are the stakeholders and what are the environmental impacts

I have two questions regarding the attached case study. I need some ideas to get started. a. Who do you think the stakeholders are in this situation and what are the environmental impacts? b. Of the various approaches to environmental ethics which approach sheds most light on the ethical issues raised by this case? Explain.

Ethics: Jolly Giant Company product sales between divisions

Jolly Giant Company has two divisions, the Can Division and the Food Division. The Food Division may purchase cans from the Can Division or from outside suppliers. The Can Division sells can products both internally and externally. The market price for cans is $100 per 1,000 cans. Dan Jacobs is the controller of the Food Divisio

Business Ethics - Corporate Responsiblity

A. Can executives of companies that manufacture questionable products, like violent video games or toys, be accused of being socially irresponsible? What are their responsibilities, if any, to the society in which they market and sell these products? Explain b. To whom are these executives responsible to? Does a potential co

Ethics -Conflict of Interest

Background: Among some of the ethical problems within the business realm include conflict of interest. Task: Explain the kinds of conflicts of interest and how these problems may have devastating consequences. Explain why integrity is important to maintain regardless of the field/business. Using a minimum of two credible sou and Ethics

Using the current "" Annual Report and SEC filings for the past two years, please analyze the following in 400 words : Assess the role of ethics and compliance in "" financial environment. Describe the procedures that has put in place to ensure ethical behavior. Identify the processes amaz

Ethics Studies: Discuss theories and concepts

Discuss the following theories/concepts: Utilitarianism, Rights and Justice, The Market System, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Kantianism, Egalitarian Theory, Libertarianism, and Virtue Ethics. Summarize and analyze these theories/concepts using a minimum of two credible sources.


Is it immoral individuals or a work environment that promotes unethical activity on company time? Please explain*150-200 words

Was there an ethics violation in calculating the bonus for Kelly Steinman?

Kelly Steinman is the manager of a medium size company. A few years ago, Steinman persuaded the owner to base a part of her compensation on the net income the company earns each year. Each December she estimates year-end financial figures in anticipation of the bonus she will receive. If the bonus is not as high as she would lik

Ethics at the highest level

Describe what actions or policies you would take as the top manager of an organization or department to create and maintain and ethical organization. Be specific as you apply ethical concepts to a specific type of organization.

Business Ethics - Insider Trading

Imagine for a moment that you are an accountant for a large software company located in the Silicon Valley. You and your colleagues have been working diligently to prepare the annual report for the stockholder's meeting. You have concluded that profits will be down 30% from your projections and most likely management will be f

Business Ethics - Microsoft (Playing Monopoly Case)

Microsoft (Playing Monopoly) a) In your view, should the government have sued Microsoft for violation of the antitrust laws? Explain. b) Was the final penalty fair to Microsoft? Explain. c) If you were Judge Jackson, what would you do different and what ethical system from below would you appeal to in your decision?

Business Ethics Dilemma with parties having conflicting value/ethical systems

Critics of modern culture insist that with the world becoming increasingly smaller it is becoming increasing harder to impose one cultural value system on another culture. Doing business, according to Norman Geisler, with other companies in other cultures, who hold different beliefs, is very problematic for the morally conscious

Ethics program elements in hospitals

Please help with the following problem. What are the key elements of an ethics program? Which of these elements are present in a hospital organization? What improvements to a hospital organization would you suggest and why.

Business Ethic Toolkit

I have read the following article for class and need some help getting started - I have to craft a synopses on how this kit will assist a new manager in creating an their own ethical framework. The article is here, but I can reference other articles. Any help will be much

Computation of net income, responsibility accounting, inclusion of fixed costs

1. One Very Short Paragraph of discussion needed: Computation of Net Income What useful information do we derive from the computation of Net Income? Do not simply answer with the formula for calculating Net Income - Revenue less Expenses. Rather, comment on the value added economic information we receive through the computa

Code of Ethics Analysis for an Organization

(Please keep in mind that I work as a motel manager) Analyze your own organization's statement of business ethics or code of conduct. Does your organization even have one? Compare your organization's statement to the websites listed above and two additional organizations, preferably from your industry/sector. Compose a discus

Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council

Please assist with this: Read the Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council case then respond following these question outlines. According to the majority opinion in the Lucas case, what two types of regulatory action automatically trigger compensation as takings, without needing to examine the circumstances in a case-specif

Bic Lighters and tendency to explode- Ethics

Since Bic lighters were first manufactured in 1972, hundreds of people have been injured by lighters that explode into flames, often when they are not even in use. The Bic Corporation has stopped most lawsuits by offering huge settlements to those people injured by the lighters. One such settlement topped $3M. In these settlemen

Code of Ethics

This solution provides the learner with an example code of ethics. This solution utilizes a womans health care center as part of the example.

Business ethics: Define trade secret and apply it to the flier received from RGS&H

Define trade secret. Rob Lebow, the director of corporate communications for Microsoft, received a flier from Neal Hill at Rossin, Greenberg, Seronick, & Hill (RGS&H), a small New England advertising agency . The flier stressed the agency's familiarity with Lotus 1-2-3, which was the main competition for Microsoft's new spreadsh

Business ethic, whistle-blowing policy

Rockland International has a seven-year-old whistle-blowing policy that requires employees to report any suspicions of unethical or illegal conduct and assures employees that they will not suffer any adverse consequences from complying with the policy. Art Holmes called Rockland's whistle-blowing hotline and presented copies of

Compliance Strategy - Integrity Strategy Dichotomy

Looking at the Compliance Strategy - Integrity Strategy Dichotomy, the Classical - Socio-Economic continuum and the Teleological theory, synthesize these into a coherent whole through discussions. In other words, how do all of these fit together (or do they?).