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Key data regarding Ethics

1. How do personal ethics relate to organizational ethics? Please support your answers with examples, from real life if possible. 2. How can the use of ethics result in the formulation of business processes? Please support your answers with examples, from real life if possible. 3. What is the relationship of constructi

Fictitious organization that exemplifies business ethics.

- Create a fictitious organization that exemplifies business ethics. - Write a 2,100- to 2,800-word paper in which you explain the organization's ethics programs and overall ethical environment. Address the following in your examination: o Describe current moral and ethical issues faced by the organization. o Explain how th

Business Code of Ethics and Consumer Confidence

Consumer confidence has fallen considerably in the last several years. Where consumer confidence is slow to return because so many of these businesses operated for years and had a vail over all our eyes and suddenly things fell apart and all was revealed. There is no guarantee that there won't be more scandals to come and maybe

Code of Ethics: management as well as employees

The most difficult issue with a code of conduct/ethics is the lack of compliance by those who consider themselves above the code of ethics. The majority of well known infractions of the code of ethics are conducted by executive management. The executive management of Enron approved the company code of ethics, yet they were ins

Code of ethics

I do feel that most companies have and enforce a code of ethics in the workplace. This is mostly due to the fact that if they did not the current economic crisis would be much greater than it is now. There would be hundreds or thousands of Enron's, WorldCom's, and Tyco's being exposed. Bernard Madoff would not be alone in pri

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

Strategic management and ethics

"when critically analyzing the pros and cons of a business decision, one takes into account the appropriateness of the decision in terms of ethical perspective as well." Do you think this is done deliberately and separately or it's just becoming more a part of the culture and is done without as much thought or deliberate acti

Ethics and legislation

Can the current ethics problems be solved through legislation? If not, what is the solution? Relate to Accounting and Financial Reporting

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

personal employee ethics

"...individual with poor or low personal ethics have a hard time in the profession realm". I agree with this statement as it describes what is commonly referenced as the problem in employer-employee relationships in regard to ethics. But what about when the short-coming in ethical standards comes from the employer, as opposed

CEOs and responsibility for financials

Corporate culture has to be manifested by the top executives in an organization if it is to truly pass down to lower level employees. In cases of wide-spread corporate fraud simply establishing the proper procedures to follow, no longer gets CEO's off the hook; CEO's are now required to lead by example. One exhibit of this chang

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

Professional Ethics & Etiquette

1. Discuss one of the ethical challenges facing organizations today. 2. How does this challenge relate to the ethics gap? 3. What could be done differently to reduce the challenge and the ethics gap?

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.

Ethics and Fixed costs for Techono Enterprises

1. Techono enterprises is a manufacturer of microchips. Their production process is complex and involves more than 100 steps, starting with production of small, round silicon wafers and ending with chips being put into individual packages that protect them and provide connections to the products for which the chips are develope

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

Business

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

Business Ethics

Analyze and explain how Immanuel Kant means that humans are subjects, and not objects. Outline how the rights between employers and employees can be balanced in order to be most productive. Explain when a business decision becomes an ethical one.

Ethics and the choice between right

Some individuals would argue that ethics is nothing more than the choice between TWO GOODS rather than choosing between right or wrong. Given that our world is often not black & white but more grey -- would you agree? Why or why not?

What is the role of ethics in negotiation?

What is the role of ethics in negotiation? How does organizational culture affect ethics in a negotiation? If you are to write a code of conduct, what ethical and cultural considerations would you include and why?

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.

Search the Internet for three publicly held companies and find their respective "Code of Ethics." Review the three different codes and write a four to five page paper on the following:

I have selected AT&T, Microsoft and IBM...Could you please assist me with this assignment...Having some difficulty getting off the ground 4-5 Pages Details: 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