quiz 15 - 1 The card check legislation promotes the secret...

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1. The card check legislation promotes the secret ballot component the process of forming a workplace union. a. false 2. Concern about society's overall welfare is of primary importance for the rights-based argument defending the respectability of wealth concentrations. a. False 3. The star system is measured by a constellation of ideas involving the increasing concentration of wealth within a profession—and within the economy generally—in the hands of a few individuals. a. True 4. Cronyism is partiality to others because they're friends and allies. a. True 5. Right to self-definition resists the entire concept of unionized activity because collective bargaining eliminates individuality. a. True 6. Cronyism is synonymous with and necessary for a star system. a. False 7. A decision about how envy works affects ethical evaluations of an economic star system. a. True 8. Food stamps issued by the United States government is an example of wealth division in terms of need. a. True 9. The social welfare argument against the star system
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Unformatted text preview: operates from the duty to help others when doing so requires no unreasonable sacri±ce of our own interests. a. false 10. Salary refers to the amount of money someone would have if they would have sold everything they owned and concentrated the dollars in a single bank account. a. False 11. The right to free agency argues against the proposal that the model workplace become something close to a union shop. a. True 12. The fairness argument defending the star system as ethically acceptable aFrms that the general welfare can be served by wealth imbalances a. ±alse 13. Individual worth refers to the amount an individual gets paid each year to do something. a. ±alse 14. Money is only one of several ways people are rewarded for their work. a. True 15. The bene²cence argument against the star system forms an argument against the maintenance of large disparities rather than high incomes. a. True...
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  • Spring '08
  • VictorHeller
  • Trade union, A., Secret ballot, cronyism, social welfare argument

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