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    Value System and Professional Ethics

    Please, I really need some help to put these ethical questions together. Checkpoint 3: The Company used for Checkpoint 1 & 2 is Walmart and it will also use for Checkpoint 3. For checkpoint 3, complete the deontological analysis of your case study. Provide an explanation of the deontological ethics perspectives (categor

    Managing Ethics within Information Systems (IS)

    Briefly discuss the various organizational approaches to managing ethics within an IS. Policies and procedures must exist for any employees who have access to IS data. For example, policies should clearly outline which employees will track and maintain usage by others, along with consequences for violations of data usage. Onc

    Gulf Oil Spill and Corporate Social Responsibility

    After reading articles about the gulf oil spill and corporate social responsibility, I am having difficulty explaining how the philosophy of Milton Friedman played a role in management's decision and identifying one other ethical framework that influenced management during this event.

    Normative Ethics: Utilitarianism and Deontology

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the news has been full of examples like this one from Hurricane Katrina: During Hurricane Katrina, there were several cases of retail businesses increasing their prices. Gasoline prices went up, food prices increased as food became scarcer, and the prices of generators also became virtual

    What is whistle blowing, and why is it important to the study of business ethics?

    What is whistle blowing, and why is it important to the study of business ethics? Provide details. Discuss the reasons why an employee would refrain from reporting potentially unethical behavior within his/her organization. Should a corporation establish an ethics hotline? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having one.

    Administrative Responsibility, and Recent Ethical Obligations

    Discuss public interest, administrative responsibility and some of the recent ethical obligations confronting public administrators in their day to day decision making. Also examine the recent trend in privatizing government functions and discuss if it posses any dilemma for the attainment of public interest. Be sure to use rele

    Business Ethics: Advertising in Schools

    1. Discuss the ethics of allowing advertising in schools. Is there an appropriate age in which advertising could be considered? 2. What are the benefits and drawbacks to advertising products within schools? 3. What other facts would you need to make a decision and how might your decision affect the stakeholders? 4. Discuss al

    Business Ethics

    Concern about the responsible preservation of the global environment is going to continue to grow in the next century. Businesses at all levels across the globe are asked in most cases to responsibly protect and preserve our planetary environment. Discuss some of the environmentally necessary market and nonmarket issues a busi

    Value System and Professional Ethics.

    After selecting the company "Wal-Mart" that will be the subject of your final paper, complete the introduction portion of the paper. The following areas should be addressed: 1. Introduction - Give an overview of the organization and surrounding events - Include underlying causes for the issue as well as what indications wer

    Code of Ethics for United Services Automobile Association (USAA)

    I could use your assistance with creating an original Code of Ethics for United Services Automobile Association (USAA). The company Code of Ethics, needs to include the following: 1. Guiding principles 2. Purpose of the code 3. Core values 4. Training and education 5. Definitions 6. What employees it covers 7. H

    Ethics in the Industry

    There are two major corporations, one in manufacturing and the other in healthcare. What conclusion could be reached about whether an environmentally conscious (or green) person would fit in these companies? What issues may the potential employee have that would ethically challenge their position? How could their work be effecte

    Business Ethics Learning Objectives

    1. Relate the market system to the need for ethics in business and distinguish it from the law and concepts of virtue and morality. 2. Explore ethics in the context of relativism, psychological egoism, utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. 3. Examine the ideas of character ethic, female ethic, human rights, and et

    Variances Analysis: Corrective Action and Responsibility

    As head plant manager, overseeing the entire production cycle, you have received a report from your accounting staff showing the results of your standard costing practices, shown below: Materials Price Variance - 80,000 Favorable Materials Quantity Variance - 60,000 Unfavorable Labor Rate Variance - 75,000 Unfavorable

    A corporate code of ethics

    A corporate code of ethics pursues four key objectives: 1) help employees, from diverse backgrounds, work more effectively across cultural backgrounds 2) provide a reference point for decision making 3) help attract individuals who want to work for a business that embraces high standards 4) help a company to manage risk by r

    Ethics and social responsibilities

    Why should entrepreneurs be concerned with ethics or social responsibility (how an organization responds to the needs of its stakeholders)? What are the benefits of ethical and social responsibility standards being incorporated into the venture? How can an entrepreneur quantify the "bottom line" value of ethical behavior? What i

    Ethics in Accounting: Demonstrated

    Are ethics important to the accounting profession? Explain your response. How does the profession demonstrate its committment (or non-committment) to ethical behavior in your opinion? Your tutorial is 370 words and two references and explains why financial experts must have ethical practices and how the financial industry sho

    Psychology: Corporate Social Responsibility

    In your own words what is Corporate Social Responsibility? How does Corporate Social Responsibility relate to a personal mission statement? How does Servant Leadership relate to Corporate Social Responsibility or how does one intergate Servant Leadership into Corporate Social Responsibility?

    Business Ethics in Contracts

    Looking at the situation from both a spiritual and an ethical perspective, advise Benji as to whether he should sign the contract, and why. In connection to your response, you may want to research the following ethical concepts and incorporate what you find that is considered relevant to: --Corporate Culture --Honesty --

    Ethics in Negotiation

    Is it ever legal to lie? Are there any motives or rights to behave unethically? Is there such a good thing as an honest face?

    Altruism & Business Ethics

    Is altruism possible or is it simply a more subtle form of self-interest. If altruism is possible, should businesses seek to behave altruistically? What do you think? Give an example.

    FIFA Social Responsibility: Zidane's Last Red Card

    Please help me to thoroughly analyze and answer the questions below. Should players be penalized more for offensive behavior directed against FIFA officials than against other players? Why? Often murder of a police officer carries penalties more severe than murder of an ordinary citizen. Should this be so? Is it more d

    Machiavellianism - Ethics

    Describe the world view of a Machiavellian and explain why that view might lead to certain types of conduct.

    Addressing Issues in Ethics and Legal Conflicts in Business

    Please provide an example of a written analysis about the issues that arise in a business environment. Address the ethical components and factors, as well as how the management would handle the legal issues, and how their decisions would change the outcome of these issues. Discuss factors that you think contribute to the case or