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Analyze the following ethical scenarios or unethical scenarios:

1) Betty is a high producing, devoted employee who might work overtime in an emergency. She tells her boss that she got caught in traffic upon arriving late the next day, when in fact, she overslept. Is this unethical behavior?
If so, why? If not, why not?

2) Suzy is a sympathetic employee who knows a co-worker is operating a small business on the side (often using company office equipment and paper) but says nothing. Is this unethical behavior? If so, why? If not, why not?

Minimum of 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from scholarly resources, and properly cite any references with an APA format.

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1) It is indeed unethical behavior for Betty to tell her boss that she got caught in traffic upon arriving late, when in fact she had overslept. This is unethical behavior largely due to the fact that it is unethical and or wrong for her to attempt to deceive her boss as to the reasoning behind her arriving late to work. Ethics essentially concerns the ...

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