Chap002 - Chapter 02 - Ethics in Business Research Chapter...

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Chapter 02 - Ethics in Business Research Chapter 02 Ethics in Business Research Multiple Choice Questions 1. Which term below refers to norms or standards of behavior that guide moral choices about research behavior? A. Politics B. Ethics C. Standards D. Philosophy E. Integrity Level: Easy 2. The goal of ethics in research is to _____. A. To ensure that no one is harmed B. To protect researchers from legal liability C. To identify what behavior is appropriate D. To ensure research sponsors fulfill their legal obligations E. None of the above Level: Moderate 3. All of the following are unethical activities except _____. A. Violating nondisclosure agreements B. Revealing the names of research participants C. Stating that a survey will take 10 minutes to complete when the actual time is 15 minutes D. Invoicing for time that was not spent on the project E. Providing incentives for respondents Level: Easy 2-1
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Chapter 02 - Ethics in Business Research 4. Which approach to ethics advocates that ethical behavior should be directed by "duties" regardless of the positive circumstances that might result from behavior that is in contradiction to the duty? A. Relativism B. Deontology C. Empiricism D. Utilitarian E. Scientology Level: Moderate 5. When a person follows his belief that one should not lie, and then tells the truth even when it hurts another person, he has illustrated the _____ approach to ethics. A. Ethical relativism B. Deontology C. Empiricism D. Utilitarian E. Scientology Level: Moderate 6. The approach to ethics that relies upon each individual's own sense of morality is known as _____. A. Ethical relativism B. Deontology C. Empiricism D. Utilitarian E. Scientology Level: Moderate 2-2
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Chapter 02 - Ethics in Business Research 7. Research should be designed such that participants do not experience _____. A. Physical harm B. Discomfort C. Embarrassment D. Loss of privacy E. All of the above Level: Easy 8. To ensure the ethical treatment of participants, researchers should do all of the following except _____. A. Explain the benefits of the study B. Provide incentives to participants C. Explain the participants rights D. Explain what steps have been taken to protect participants E. Obtain informed consent Level: Moderate 9. Inducements offered to participants as encouragement to participate in research that are disproportionate to the task are considered _____. A. Persuasive B. Informative C. Appropriate D. Coercive E. Illegal Level: Moderate 2-3
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Chapter 02 - Ethics in Business Research 10. _____ occurs when the participants are told only part of the truth or when the truth is fully compromised. A. Coercion B. Deception C. Informed consent D. Debriefing E. Manipulation Level: Easy 11. Which of the following is an appropriate use of deception in research? A. To collect data to compile lists for selling something B. To develop competitive intelligence C. To collect personal information for fraudulent purposes D. To prevent biasing the respondents E. All of the above Level: Moderate 12. Deception is considered inappropriate unless _____.
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