BUS 309 Week 11 Final -
A firm that has become a "neighbor of choice" builds and sustains ________ within the community.
- Educational opportunities
- Political clout
According to utilitarianism:
- An action is morally right if it results in the greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people affected by the action.
- An action is morally right if it results in the greatest amount of good possible in the given situation.
- If you behave morally, you are serving the community.
- An action is morally right if it results in the least amount of negativity possible.
Morality is best defined as:
- What is considered as correct within a society.
- Making the right decision's where there is a chance to do wrong.
- Defining what is right and wrong for an individual or a community.
- Where individuals have a conscious choice to make a right and ethical decision.
Most companies begin the process of establishing organizational ethics programs by developing:
- Ethics enforcement mechanisms
- Hidden agendas
Stakeholders are considered more important to an organization when:
- They can make use of their power on the organization.
- They do not emphasize the urgency of their issues.
- Their issues are not legitimate.
- They can express themselves articulately.
The ability to interpret and adapt successfully to different national, organizational, and professional cultures is called:
- National competitiveness
- Global development
- Cultural intelligence
- Stakeholder sensitivity
The absolutist/cognitive perspective divides into:
- Ethical relativism/Non-relativism
The area where ethics and law overlap is called:
The community relations function should develop community mission statements, assess opportunities, and identify priorities for the types of contributions a business will make by:
- Consistently privileging one stakeholder group.
- Considering only internal constituents.
- Remaining independent of all stakeholder groups.
- Cooperating with various internal and external constituents.
The first step in the auditing process should be to secure the commitment of:
- top executives and directors
The ________ dimension of social responsibility refers to a business's societal contribution of time, money, and other resources.
To be successful, business ethics training programs need to:
- Focus on personal opinions of employees.
- Be limited to upper executives.
- Educate employees on formal ethical frameworks and models of ethical decision making.
- Promote the use of emotions in making tough ethical decisions.
- Assumes good businesses will make good decisions.
- Assumes good government good ethical practices on their businesses.
- Assumes good persons will make good decisions and personal qualities affect decisions.
- Assumes good persons will make good decisions but it has nothing to do with personal qualities.
What are ethical theories?
- Ethical theories are conduct that should be followed in order to have good ethical practice.
- Ethical theories are the rules and principles that determine right and wrong for any given situation.
- Ethical theories are ancient hypotheses on how to create good business practice.
- Ethical theories give guidelines on how to achieve a good corporate image.
What is business ethics?
- The study of business situations, activities, and decisions where issues of right and wrong are addressed.
- Defined as decisions organizations make on issues that could be considered right or wrong.
- Ethics that can be applied to an organization’s practices.
- Ethical processes businesses use in order to achieve a good ethical standard.
What type of justice exists if employees are being open, honest, and truthful in their communications at work?
Which is NOT a reason a business engages in business ethics?
- To recover a company’s image after a notorious business scandal.
- To avoid the loss of a good corporate image or being sued for misconduct.
- To enhance global relationships.
- To act with real commitment.
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Which is NOT a reason why business ethics is important?
- Stakeholders increasingly demand ethical behavior.
- Continued occurrence of ethical infractions shows it is needed.
- Ethical companies have been found to be performers that are more effective.
- Ethical companies are more likely to achieve government funding and local funds.
Which of the following are considered ethics of justice?
- Innocent justice, guilty justice, intuitional justice
- Retributive justice, processes justice, compliant justice
- Innocent justice, fraudulent justice, negligent justice
- retributive justice, procedural justice, distributive justice
Which of the following are Plato's Virtues?
- Wisdom, courage, self-control, and justice
- Confidence, motivation, and control
- Happiness, goodness, and love
- Wisdom, confidence, happiness, and justice
Which of the following is a problem presented by ethics audits?
- They may be used to reallocate resources.
- They identify practices that need improvement.
- Selecting auditors may be difficult.
- They may pinpoint problems with stakeholder relationships.
Which of the following is NOT a driver of responsible competitiveness?
- Development drivers
- Business action
- Social enablers
Which of the following is NOT one of the primary elements of a strong organizational compliance program?
- A written code of conduct
- An ethics officer
- Significant financial expenditures
- A formal ethics training program
Which of the following is the best definition for "ethical"?
- Global, strict, and absolute rules on right and wrong according to ethical conduct.
- Claims morality is context dependent and subjective there are no universal right and wrongs that can be rationally determined.
- Right and wrong is objective and determined by the organizations culture.
- Claims there are eternal, universally applicable moral principles. Right and wrong are objective qualities.
______________ are standards of behavior that groups expect of their members.
- Codes of conduct
- Group values
- Group norms
- Organizational norms