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Business Philosophy and Ethics

Ethics: Dating in the Workplace

Please answer this question in the form of a five pages essay. Be sure to assess, separately with thorough explanations, the utilitarian and deontological considerations. DO YOU THINK IT IS MORALLY ACCEPTABLE FOR AN EMPLOYER TO MAKE RULES AGAINST DATING IN THE WORKPLACE?

Business Ethics

Discuss the roles of government, business, and the consumer in environmental protection. Justify your position.

Accountability, Responsibility, and Risk

"When a reporter makes a mistake in a magazine article, you can run a correction; but when a health care worker makes a mistake, someone can die." Reflecting on this statement, should we hold people in certain professions to higher standards of legal accountability and responsibility? What are the advantages and disadvan

Project management: Project Objectives, Deliverables, Milestones, Technical requirements. limits and exclusions of project, Project Priorities, Work Breakdown Structure,Responsibility Matrix

Using the project you created in Unit 1 Individual Assignment, put together a presentation for the customer that includes the following: 1. Briefly describe the first five points of the Project Scope Checklist in relation to your project: What are the project objectives? List the deliverables. Identify the milestones


Looking at Do the criteria seem reasonable to you? Is there reason to believe that the 100 companies on this list pursue strategies that are ethical?

Discussing Professional and Personal Ethics

1. What are the similarities and differences in professional ethics and personal ethics? 2. How would you respond to a corporate decision to which you are ethically opposed?

Explain the importance of ethics in accounting and financial decision making

Using the Internet, and/or other sources, locate an article discussing ethics in accounting and financial decision making. Can a small review be done w/ siting information ( this does not have to be extremely long) / like a summary of the article Discuss how the concepts of the article relate and/or apply to an organiz

Help with financial Ethics

This is the instructions and I am in a little short in understanding of what being ask and I will need some expert advice of how to approach the paper. I already have about 300 words of answer but I am not sure where to go from there. Using the Electronic Reserve Readings (ERR) for Managerial Finance I, the Course Web Lin

Ethics in finance

Atlantis Company sells computer components and plans on borrowing some money to expand. After reading a lot about earnings management, Andy the owner of Atlantis, has decided that he should try to accelerate some sales to improve his financial statement ratios. He has called his best customers and asked them to make their usual

Managerial accounting

Problem 1-7 Ethics in Business [LO4] Consumers and attorney generals in more than 40 states accused a prominent nationwide chain of auto repair shops of misleading customers and selling them unnecessary parts and services, from brake jobs to front-end alignments. Lynn Sharpe Paine reported the situation as follows in "Managi

Please help me with the following concepts

Your vendor approached you earlier today--after yesterday's disastrous design meeting--and offered you and your top engineering two tickets each to the hottest rock concert of the summer. You all really want to go to this concert but have no way of getting tickets without paying hundreds of dollars. Your firm does not have a

Ethics & Strategy

I need help with the following study questions: 1. A belief in ethical relativism leads to the conclusion that A. it is up to each company to define and implement its own ethical principles of right and wrong. B. there is no objective way to prove that some countries or cultures are correct about what is proper business

Responsibility Centers and Financial Control Problem

You have been asked to speak about the topic of responsibility centers to a group of executives at a conference. 1. For this speech you should select a company/business (of your choice) that you are familiar with and briefly describe it. 2. Give three examples of responsibility centers in that business. 3. Describe ho

Ethics in business

Rex Roofing contracted with the O'Neills to install a new roof on their house for $2,500. Rex began the work and soon realized that he had underbid the job. He informed the O'Neills that he would not do the job for $2,500 after all, but that he would complete the work for $3,200. The O'Neills promised to pay him $3,200. Assum

Business Ethics

Variables considered by Business Ethics in coming up with its list of 100 best corporate citizens?

Puebla Corporation Ethics in dividends calculations

Puebla Corporation is a medium-sized wholesaler of automotive parts. It has ten stockholders, who have been paid a total of $1 million in cash dividends for eight consecutive years. The policy of the Board of Directors requires that in order for this dividend to be declared, net cash provided by operating activities as reported

Code of Ethics and System of Inquiry

Develop a system of inquiry to be used in evaluating decision-making, problem solving, and behavior in a business setting. This model will include a basic framework as well as a discussion of why, how, when and by whom it is used. Consider how the code would be implemented, possible reactions to the code from employees and the

Bribes in Business: Ethics of paying them or not

Topic of the chapter: Bribes and extortions of business Case: I am the U.S. manager of a subsidiary in a developing country. When you come back to the U.S. after home leave, the curb check-in attendent at LAX airport points out that the 4 boxes of documents and one suitcase you are asking him to check in exceed the two pieces

Questions on the ethics of Overhead Allocation

Jack owns a small factory that produces buttons for garment industry. Jack wants to buy a new machine and has applied to a bank for financing. The loan officer has asked for operating statements for the past year. The company's net income has not been very good over the last year, and inventory has grown substantially. Jack is c

Questions and answers

1.How might people from different parts of the world approach decision making? 2.How do you address ethics in your decision making? 3.When are group decisions better than individual decisions? When are they not better? 4.Speaking of differences based on where we come from or live: In the USA normal body temperature i

Ethics Problem

A company president asks the controller to recalculate the statement of cash flows to see if it is possible to meet the requirement for the board to declare a cash dividend. The Board requires that the annual operating cash flow (net cash provided by operating activities) exceed $ 1 million. The president tells the controller, "

Cash flow and ethics

I am looking for insight on the following hypothetical question. Beckham Sports' need to improve its cash flow may have lead to delaying payment to a small vendor, James, very dependent upon Beckham Sports. How does Beckham Sports balance the ethical issue of possibly putting James out of business with its need to improve its

Law and ethics

Scenario: Congratulations! You have just been hired by Diversified Worldwide Industries (DWI), Inc., as the Vice President of Risk Management. DWI is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida, and has over 150 offices in 30 countries. DWI is incorporated in the State of Delaware; its ships are flagged by Liberia and the Baham

The ethics of information gathering methods on the competition

I need help evaluating each of the following approaches that a business firm could use to gather information about competition. For each approach, I need to mark a feeling about its appropriateness using the following scale: 1. definitely not appropriate, 2. probably not appropriate, 3. undecided, 4. probably appropriate, a

Partners in a Strategic Alliance

Firms that are partners in a strategic alliance may legitimately seek to gain knowledge from each other. At what point does it become unethical for an organization to gain additional and competitively relevant knowledge from its partner? Is this point different when an organization partners with a domestic firm as oppos

Organizational Ethics

What are the most important differences between an "integrity organization" and a "compliance organization" in a firm's approach to organizational ethics?