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Business Ethics - Policy Statement

Select Dell Inc. as your business and develop an environmental policy statement for that organization. The policy statement must have the following components below: Basic policy statement Justification for the policy Those to whom the policy applies How the policy is to be implemented Who is responsible for imp

Theories in business Ethics relating to customer service

I am considering doing a project on business ethics relating to customer service. I was wondering if you could recommend what the main ethics theories are when dealing with customers and customer service only. I am hoping to apply these theories to different organisations to see if their customer service is ethical. It would be

Management Planning and Ethics

1. What are some factors that influence strategic, tactical, operational, and contingency planning in an organization? 2. What is management's function in strategic planning?

AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

What are the principles of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct? What types of actions might be considered legal, yet unethical? Why is it necessary to have a code of conduct for accountants and auditors?

Ethics in Financial/Accounting Decisions

- Identified and analyzed 3 roles of ethics as it relates to judgment and decision making in accounting and financial reporting. - Gave examples of situations where they were not present. - Assess the value created by ethics.

Drug Use, Rights and Obligations - Utilitarian Ethics

"Drug use is information that is rightfully private and only in exceptional cases can an employer claim a right to know about such use." Defend or oppose this statement. How is your response to this consistent with the moral philosophy described below; and if it is not consistent with that philosophy, explain why it is not.

Business Accounting and Ethics

WorldCom Corporation, the second largest telecommunications company in the United States, became the largest bankruptcy in history due to financial reporting irregularities and misstatements of nearly $7 billion. WorldCom's controller, director of general accounting, and director of management reporting all pleaded guilty to

Professional codes of ethics in accounting

You have recently been hired by Jenny and Brad as corporate controller. After being on the job 6 months, you are given a raise and additional responsibilities in other commonly owned corporations. One of you responsibilities is being the check signer. You notice that you are signing checks payable to Design Emporium (a local

Ethics & Integrity - Novice author wrote a moving memoir

A novice author wrote a moving memoir and was lucky enough to be included in the book club list of a reputable talk show host. As a result, the memoir was an overnight success. Shortly after, it was discovered that some fundamental details of the memoir were fabricated. The publisher provided a refund to those who purchased the

Global Responsibility in a Business School

1) Identify Audencia's (Management school in Nantes, France) different stakeholders and draw a map emphazing on their importance and on their commitment to the organization and to global responsibility. 2) Identify 5 priorities for Audencia in the field of global responsibility and propose concrete action plans for each prior

Business ethics and the EPA

#14) Suppose you are an administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency. It has been reported that a small plant in a small town is in violation of the environmental laws. If you enforce the laws' requirements, the plant will be forced to shut down. The plant is the major source of employment for the town, and its closure w

Business Ethics, five virtues of ethics

Five virtues of ethics Exercises 1. Is doing the right thing at work always the best policy to follow in all circumstances? Why or why not? Provide an example that helps illustrate your position. Professional Development 1. If a supervisor insists that you either perform an unethical practice (The supervisor states, "Tha

role of ethics play in financial reporting and anaylsis

What role do ethics play in financial reporting and anaylsis? Can you think of any organizations that have come under fire recently for fraudulent reporting or analysis? Please provide specific examples of what an accountant can do to maintain high ethical standards.

Business ethics

Case study As a counselor in an outplacement firm, you've been working with Irwin for six months to find him a new position. During that time, he has completed extensive assessment work to determine if he's in an appropriate profession or if he might benefit from a career change.The results of the assessment indicate that Irw

Business Ethics

1. How do trust, cooperation, and principles relate to personal ethics? 2.What effect do trust, cooperation, and principles have on the effectiveness of an organization?

Ethics: Personal and Professional Development

Please interpret the results in the attachment, and apply them to an individual's personal and professional development. Include a statement explaining how his or her educational experience has impacted their ethical thinking. Please address the individual's use of ethics in thinking and decision-making and the potential for con


Can you help me with the following assignment? Describe in your own words an incident where Citigroup faced an ethical situation. Describe the consequences of their actions.

Ethics of Child Brides of India

I need write a paragraph on the 'child brides' of India. I just need to write what ethical change, deficiency, or conflict brought it about? I am not sure where to start. This is the web cite I found need your help on this: Thank y

Telling an accountant not to certain adjusting entries

Net income of john and sue a hardware store that decreased in 2002 mike sneed the owner thinks he will need a loan in 2003 from a bank, late in 2002 he tells his accountant to record a $10,000 sale of furniture to his family even if the merchandise won't be sent from the company until January 2003 he tells his a accountant make

Application of Ethics to Individuals and Groups

Why is understanding, acceptance, and application of ethics important to individuals and groups? How do ethical processes become ground rules for individual and group morals, values, virtues, etc.?