Bus ethics 1-8 | Business & Finance homework help

Issues related to fairness, honesty, and integrity may arise because business is sometimes regarded as a

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contest, with the most profitable firm “winning.”

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contest, with the most ethical firm “winning.”

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war requiring surprise attacks, guerrilla warfare, and other warlike tactics to win the battle for consumers’ dollars.

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game governed by its own rules rather than those of society.

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game governed by the rules of society.

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The classifications of ethical issues discussed in the text are

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honesty, fairness and integrity, abusive and intimidating behavior, lying, conflict of interest, bribery, fraud, discrimination, sexual harassment, environmental issues, and information technology.

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bribery, accounting fraud, discrimination, sexual harassment, and lying.

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conflict of interest, bribery, fraud, honesty and fairness, and discrimination.

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bribery, lying, honesty and fairness, discrimination, and technology.

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fraud, conflict of interest, discrimination, sexual harassment, and lying.

 

 

 

The primary method for resolving conflicts and serious business ethics disputes is

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criminal law.

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a Federal Trade Commission arbitration panel.

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lawsuits using civil laws.

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the Resolution Panel of the Department of Justice.

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the Better Business Bureaus.

 

 

 

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It is impossible to agree on ________ judgments about what is ethical.

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normative

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descriptive

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regular

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acceptable

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typical

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The most significant influence on ethical behavior in the organization is

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gender.

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nationality.

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external locus of control.

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internal locus of control.

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significant others.

 

 

 

Studies have shown that younger managers tend to go along with their superiors

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because they are afraid of them.

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because of company policy.

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to demonstrate their loyalty.

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because it is what they are paid to do.

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because it is the law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exposing an employer’s wrongdoing to outsiders such as the media or government regulatory agencies is called

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an exposé.

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vindication.

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whistle-blowing.

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moralizing.

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ethical exposure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The use of bribery in international business is

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totally unacceptable.

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acceptable in the United States.

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a cost of conducting business in any country.

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an acceptable business practice in many countries’ cultures.

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illegal in all countries.

 

 

Development of a code of ethics should involve all of the following except

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legal staff.

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the board of directors.

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suppliers.

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the president.

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senior managers.