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The Management's Role in Ethics and Social Responsibility

I need help figuring out 2 challenges that many companies face in the areas of ethics and 2 challenges in the area of social responsibility. Also need help with identifying the management's role in addressing each of these issues.

Ethics Module on IKEA and Child Labour

Question: What factors make it difficult to eradicate child labour? Please assist with ideas for short paragraphs or bullet point would be fine. See the following article: Bartlett, Christopher A., Vincent Dessain, and Anders Sjöman. IKEA's Global Sourcing Challenge: Indian Rugs and Child Labor (A). Harvard Business Sc

Ethics Management and Training and Analyzing Current Events

Hello, I would appreciate assistance with the following questions. Please provide references used. Thank you. Go to The Center for Public Integrity iWatch. (http://www.iwatchnews.org/) Scroll to the bottom of the page to "What We Investigate." Select a topic and review two of the latest news items about it. 1. Fr

Business Ethics and Consequentialism: Justice Test

Using the Justice Test from the link below, apply the test to the case using the link below and fully discussed what the right decisions should at each step. http://ethicsops.com/EthicsTestsLinks.aspx http://www.scu.edu/ethics/dialogue/candc/cases/supplier.html

Ethics Clothing Survey

This is an ethical clothing survey seeking to solicit opinions from consumers regarding what is ethical clothing, how it is perceived, and how much knowledge consumers actually know about how it impacts social responsibility and the environment. The survey also asks thought provoking questions about consumer behavior. The survey

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility

Do you view Walmart as a company with integrity? They have a heavy ratio of part to full time workers to help keep cost down, but make millions of dollars a year. Is downsizing ethical and socially responsible? Is using part-time employees, rather than full-time employees, to reduce cost and keep from paying benefits ethical

Business Ethics: Measuring Our Worth

1. If you were deciding whether to engage in the recall or settle the cases in which injury occurred, which would you choose? Why? 2. What influence does the value of your stakeholders have upon your decision? 3. What sort of financial impact will your decision have upon the company? 4. How do you account for the intrinsic an

Business Ethics: Online Research

Conduct online research on the case Pelman vs. McDonald's in which it was alleged that McDonald's was partially responsible for the health problems associated with the obesity of children who eat McDonald's fast food. Should McDonald's and other fast food restaurants be judged negligent for selling dangerous products, failing to

Business Responsibility

PowerPoint Presentation Review both Milton Friedman's "Traditional View of Business Responsibility" (p. 72) and Archie Carroll's "Four Responsibilities of Business" (p. 72-73) in the Pearson textbook, and develop an understanding of their ethical principles. You are also welcome and encouraged to research them using outside

Business Ethics: Affirmative Action

Affirmative action refers to a policy or a program that tries to respond to instances of past discrimination by implementing proactive measures to ensure equal opportunity today. In your own words, discuss your point of view on affirmative action. Do you believe it is fair or does affirmative action create further discrimination

Ethics of Executive Compensation

Do you think executives deserve to make around 200 times as much as the average worker? Is it ethical for managers to take large pay increases while laying off employees and when giving them only small raises? Are companies being socially responsible when paying executives premium compensation?

Leadership, Social Responsibility, and Ethics

The discussion topic is social responsibility. Why should companies feel obligated to consider social responsibility issues? Should they not just go about their business trusting that the surrounding society will adapt to them? By providing jobs, they make the community more secure which fulfills their obligation anyway. After

Ethics and Legalities

- Analyze and explain the state of our legal system in terms of ethics. - Does our legal system promote good ethics or bad ethics? - What is the role of judges in promoting good legal ethical practices? - Please use at least one research site to support your statements. The deliverable length requirement is five pages in

Ethics and Professional Standards

To what extent do ethics and professional standards apply to project management, especially in cultures which may not share the same values as the host culture? For example, how does a multi-national firm with global projects across the world in multiple cultures determine what acceptable ethics and professional standards apply

Business Ethics, Virtue Ethics and Source Evaluation

In a 2-3 page SLP, please do the following: Locate the following articles in the TUI Library using ProQuest (or EBSCO if you cannot find in ProQuest). Then, using the Cornell University website as a guide, perform a critical evaluation of each article or source, explaining why each of the articles or sources below is a scholarl

Discrimination in the Workplace and Business Ethics

I need help constructing a response that demonstrates effective communication skills, research competence, and technology fluency. Information to also include: thesis/ or topic statement, body with six or seven paragraphs and conclusion on business ethical issue to do with discrimination in the workplace Please send in Wo

Deontological Ethics: In Business

Explore the means by which deontological ethics may be used as a useful theoretical lens through which an organization's sense of business ethics may be critically assessed. 1) Briefly describe the Adelphia Communications scandal. 2) Identify and discuss two (2) key ethical problems raised by the Adelphia Communications

Responsibility and Role of Defense Attorneys 310 word essay with reference

Unlike the role of the prosecutor, defense attorneys are often considered enemies of the state and society. Defense attorneys are considered enemies of society because they represent defendants in criminal cases against government, society, and individuals. In order to be a defense attorney, one must possess high moral and ethic

Ethics, Accounting, and Business

-Identify two reasons why accounting is important for business. Justify your selections. -Evaluate the importance of ethics in accounting. Defend your evaluation. -Analyze the importance of having a good understanding of accounting. What implications does a lack of understanding have for business? -Determine the best w

Technology and Responsibility: Reflections on the New Task

Read the article "Technology and Responsibility: Reflections on the New Task of Ethics" by Hans Jonas, printed in Philosophical Essays, 1974, Prentice-Hall. Identify what you consider the most important or interesting (or controversial, or wrong-headed) concept, assertion, argument, or conclusion in Jonas' text. (a) What is the

Reporting Practices and Ethics Paper

Find two or three articles that address financial reporting practices and ethical standards in health care finance, including Generally accepted accounting principles and Corporate compliance, ethics, or fraud and abuse. Discuss the financial management of health care organizations and integrate your research articles. Inclu

Leadership Philosophy

Dear OTA, I would like to ask your assistance in leadership types (autocratic, democratic & laissez-faire). I want to add about 4 pages to my report answering the following problems, with subtitles for me to follow along, any in text citations and references the problems I am addressing are: 1. Analyze the leadership style f

Ethics Within Leadership.

Week 6 Analyse the importance of ethics within leadership while also discussing the difficulty of identifying those ideas and elements that characterise an 'ethical leader'. What contributions does this week's journal article make to identifying unethical practices and their effects? Article: Leadership, Ethics and Resp