Many bioethical choices that leaders must make require a combination of intuition and objective, critical thinking. If a leader needs to make a decision that does not have a legal basis, what criteria can be used to feel confident that the decision is appropriate?
How do ethics and social responsibility influence human behavior in organizations?
One of your friends uses the terms ethics and morality interchangeably. You do not think this is correct. How would you explain the difference between ethics and morality? Provide an example of morality and one of ethics in your explanation. What are examples of virtues, values, and moral concepts? How do each of these relat
Identify and discuss the importance of ethics in the workplace. What do you think the business world would be like without them? Why?
1) Explain the differences between authority, responsibility, and accountability as they apply to OSH program management. 2) Manuele recounts two serious incidents where inadequate management leadership and employee participation were major causes
PROBLEM 2-14 Cost Classification [L02, L03, L06, LOS] Wollogong Group Ltd. of New South Wales, Australia, acquired its factory building about 10 years ago. For several years, the company has rented out a small annex attached to the rear of the building. The company has received a rental income of $30,000 per year on this spac
To what extent was Mattel responsible for issues related to its production of toys in China? How could Mattel have avoided these issues?
Dr. DoRight has recently been hired as the President of the "Universal Human Care Hospital", where he oversees all departments with over 5,000 employees and over 20,000 patients at the medical facility. He has been provided with a broad set of duties and oversight of numerous departments, including business development, customer
Duska and Duska in "Ethics in Auditing:The Auditing Function" defend the rather demanding position that, based upon Kant's universalizability principle, auditors must avoid even the perception of conflict of interest. Begin by providing the best possible explanation/defense of their arguments leading to their conclusion. Next ex
Discuss your point of view on affirmative action and whether or not you think it's fair or that it creates further discrimination?
Ashton Martin (Amy Martinez) is a student who plans to attend approximately four professional events a year at her college. Each event necessitates a financial outlay of $100 to $200 for a new suit and accessories. After incurring a major hit to her savings for the first event, Ashton developed a different approach. She buys the
1. Do you believe ethics gets in the way of corporate profitability? Why or why not? Support your answer with appropriate examples. 2. Provide your arguments for or against each of the following ethical issues. Remember to provide appropriate examples and other material to support your arguments. Is it ethical for tobacc
See the attachment. Please study the example attached in which Mil-Tech Manufacturing Company is facing a bottleneck in its production line in painting process. Questions (Please answer in detail in complete sentences and in paragraph form): 1. What would you recommend to Mr. Camillo Garcia, the Mil-Tech's safety and hea
Describe a time when a business decision was made and it was not a favorable outcome. Discuss one of the stumbling blocks and what you have done differently having insight on this dilemma.
When measuring moral dilemmas, Kohlberg suggests the use of hypothetical dilemmas & Straughan disagrees stating hypothetical dilemmas do not evoke the same reactions. Which is more useful in measuring managers moral reasoning and why?
Why do states and the federal government exercise oversight responsibility over not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporations? How do states and the federal government differ in the way they exercise this responsibility?
1. According to a study done in 2006 by LRN Consulting, 70% of Americans will not purchase products or services from a company with a reputation for questionable ethics. Based on LRN's "Five Steps to Building a Sustainable Ethics and Compliance Process", present an argument to the head of a major bank or financial trading firm o
What is prosocial behavior? In what three conditions can diffusion of responsibility occur and why; explain the steps of prosocial behavior and the significance of each step.
I have to find an article from a business magazine or journal that deals with ethics issues in marketing. 1. Name of magazine/journal, date of issue, author, and page number. 2. Include a two paragraph detailed synopsis of the article. 3. How could the marketer solve or end this ethical situation? Be sure to provide s
Hello, I need some assistance on a practice question for an upcoming assignment. I'm having a difficult time finding a starting point or figuring out what info to include/exclude (creativity block). Some examples would be great. Any help would be appreciated.Thanks Ethics has been broadly defined as concerning certain issues
Elements of culture in international business Briefly discuss the reasons why the various elements of culture might increase the cost of doing business in a country. Review the website www.executiveplanet.com. Choose two countries that are culturally diverse. Compare and contrast the cultures of the two countries and discuss the ways in which the differences in culture, business practices, and ethics will affect the cost of doing business in each.
Briefly discuss the reasons why the various elements of culture might increase the cost of doing business in a country. Review the website www.executiveplanet.com. Choose two countries that are culturally diverse. Compare and contrast the cultures of the two countries and discuss the ways in which the differences in culture,
Business: Illegal Aliens in the US, Ethics of Cigarettes, and Overtime Policy A) How do you feel about companies hiring illegal aliens in the US? We have many companies and cities that tend to look the other way. Is this the case of if you are not caught it is okay or you give a person a job so that is a good thing. Or is it an issue that they can pay workers a lot less because they do not want to get caught and cannot become legal citizens. Are we exploiting people in this country too? B) In things like cigarettes and even alcohol how do we measure the ethics in these companies if they cause so many social and medical issues or is it a factor of the user abuses the product and not the product? What do you think? C) What do you think would be a reasonable policy for overtime and working employees harder? If a company says more overtime, should it be mandatory or not, for instance?
A) How do you feel about companies hiring illegal aliens in the US? We have many companies and cities that tend to look the other way. Is this the case of if you are not caught it is okay or you give a person a job so that is a good thing. Or is it an issue that they can pay workers a lot less because they do not want to get c
What are the main features of Kantian ethics? What are the main features of utilitarian ethics? Which view do you find most persuasive? Why?
Mission, Vision and Value Statements A. Go to a public corporation's website and read their statements on corporate social responsibility. What aspects of their ethics do you agree or disagree with? Why? B. What is the difference between a vision and a mission? Where have you seen misleading organizational mission, vision, and values statements? How did that affect the organization?
A. Go to a public corporation's website and read their statements on corporate social responsibility. What aspects of their ethics do you agree or disagree with? Why? B. What is the difference between a vision and a mission? Where have you seen misleading organizational mission, vision, and values statements? How did that aff
Which relates to the myths about business ethics? Select three myths, and discuss why they represent a general misunderstanding about business ethics.
Describe the relationship between strategic and financial planning. Include the following: - A strategic planning initiative for Microsoft and identify an initiative discussed in the organization's annual report. - How the initiative affects the organization's financial planning. - How will the initiative affect costs? - Ho
You are a banker in the US trying to get a new client from overseas to invest his millions with you. You offer to provide the CEO an all expense paid trip to Las Vegas for a few days and to see a sold out concert you know the CEO wishes to see. Is this ethical behavior?
Say you own a US company and you want to begin doing business in, let's say, Lebanon. You are able to get a connection with a high official in the government. You offer to pay this agent 1% of the contract price if he can help you win the contract. The contract will be close to $10 million, so this is a lot of money to be mad
A soft drink company distributed cell phones to preadolescents in low-income areas. The phones routinely received advertising messages for the drink. Following criticism, the company said that the benefits of the disadvantaged children's having the cell phones (e.g., safety) outweighed any "exploitive targeting" considerations.
A former employee who was fired due to poor quality work, absences, and lateness related to her drinking problem informs you that she has applied for a position at another company and has already given your name as a reference. She desperately needs a job (she is a single parent with three children), and she asks you to give her