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Comparing Codes of Ethics with the American Nurses Association

I need help in researching a code of ethics on websites for professional organizations from non-related nursing fields such as engineering, law enforcement, education or journalism. I need help in comparing the chosen ethical code to the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics located at: http://www.nursingworld.org/Ma

Business Research Ethics

Find an article that discusses unethical business research conduct that has resulted in individuals or a firm being convicted, or at least tried for, this conduct. Some examples include the following: - Asking inappropriate questions - Skewing research results - Failing to maintain participants' confidential information

Ethic Models for Accountants

While codes of ethics may provide guidelines for employees, including accountants, these guidelines may not offer the methods to follow for moral reasoning when confronted with ethical issues when performing accounting duties. Alternative models to assist accountants have evolved to assist them in making morally sound judgments.

Bio-Ethics

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?

Ethics, Morality, Virtues and Values

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

Are Workplace Ethics Important?

Identify and discuss the importance of ethics in the workplace. What do you think the business world would be like without them? Why?

Corporate Governance and Ethical Responsibility

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"

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

Ethics and Accounting: Is Ashton's (Amy's) conduct ethical?

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

ethics in the way of corporate profitability

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

Ethics: Mil-Tech Manufacturing Company

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

Business Ethics, hypothethical questions

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?

Sustainable ethics

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

The ethics in marketing

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

Ethics, values and social responsibility.

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,

Kantian and Utilitarian Ethics

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

3 myths about business ethics

Which relates to the myths about business ethics? Select three myths, and discuss why they represent a general misunderstanding about business ethics.

Ethics & Compliance: Microsoft Strategic and Financial Planning

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

Ethical Practices

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?