Chapter 10 Glossary

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Glossary Chapter 10 abuse of official position The use of one’s employment situation for personal gain, often raising moral concerns and ethical questions due to the likelihood that one is violating one’s obligations to the firm or organization. Examples range from misusing expense accounts to billing the company for unnecessary travel, from using subordinates for non-organization-related work to abusing a position to enhance one’s own financial leverage and holdings. bribes Remuneration (money, gifts, entertainment, or preferential treatment) for the performance of an act that is inconsistent with the work contract or the nature of the work one has been hired to perform; often the exchange of money for violating job responsibilities or for failing to report irregularities. (See kickbacks .) business gifts and entertainment Familiar parts (or perks) of the business world, given to clients and business associates, including meals, tickets, hotel stays, etc. as well as goods and services; both categories can raise conflict-of-interest problems and even border on bribery. The parameters are more strictly regulated for federal and state jobs, but less
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course CAST Ethhics taught by Professor Shak during the Spring '10 term at Rochester.

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