Chapter 5-Quiz No. 1

Chapter 5-Quiz No. 1 - ethical decision-making. 7....

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Group Name:_____________________________ Group Memebrs not Present:______________________________________________ Quiz No. 1 – Chapter 5 TRUE/FALSE 1. Ethics, found between the domains of law and free choice, is the code of moral principles that gov- erns any individual or groups. 2. Free choice lies between the domains of codified law and ethics. 3. If something is not illegal, it must be ethical. 4. An ethical dilemma arises in a situation when each alternative choice or behavior is undesirable be- cause of potentially harmful ethical consequences. 5. An individual who must make an ethical choice in an organization is called the moral agent. 6. Utilitarian, individualism, moral-rights, and objective dualism are the four approaches that guide
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Unformatted text preview: ethical decision-making. 7. Objective dualism is the ethical concept that argues that moral behaviors produce the greatest good for the greatest number of people. 8. The basis for the recent trend among companies to police employee personal habits such as alcohol and tobacco consumption on the job is called the utilitarian ethic. 9. Monitoring the Internet to maintain the company's ethical climate and workplace productivity could be considered part of an individualistic approach. 10. The ethical concept that acts are moral when they promote the individual's best long term interests, which ultimately leads to the greater good, is known as the moral rights approach. 1...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2009 for the course MHR 301 taught by Professor Sharif-zadeh during the Spring '07 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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