Ch13 TF - Chapter 13(True/False) Making Ethical and...

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Chapter 13—(True/False) Making Ethical and Managerial Decisions TRUE/FALSE 1. According to Learning from Experience: The Ethics of Jim Sinegal, Cofounder and CEO of Costco, Sinegal could easily be mistake for a stock clerk. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 389-390 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 2. According to Learning from Experience: The Ethics of Jim Sinegal, Cofounder and CEO of Costco, the organization believes it best serves shareholders by holding down all costs, including the costs of labor. ANS: F Costco pays employees high wages. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 389-390 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 3. There is an underlying foundation of ethical concepts, principles, and rules available for decision making and behaviors in organizations. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 390 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Comprehension 4. Ethics refers to the rightness or wrongness of the decisions and behaviors of individuals and the organizations of which they are members. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 390 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 5. Ethical issues in organizations are rare occurrences and generally are relatively easy to address. ANS: F Ethical issues in organizations are common occurrences and generally are difficult to address. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 390 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 6. Ethical issues rarely influence the decisions most employees must make. ANS: F Most decision making is influenced by ethical issues. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 390-391 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Comprehension 7. Employees may experience ethical dilemmas when ethical issues involve factors that blur the distinction between "right" and "wrong."
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ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 391 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 8. The ethical assessment of alternatives in decision making can be improved through an understanding of five key foundation concepts: ethical intensity, decision principles and rules, affected individuals, benefits and costs, and determination of rights. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 391 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Leadership Principles MSC: Recall 9. According to the most recent survey by the Ethics Resource Center in Washington, D.C., more than half of the American employees surveyed observed at least one type of ethical misconduct in the workplace despite an increase in employees awareness of formal ethics programs. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 391-392 OBJ: 13-1 NAT: AACSB Ethics | Ethical Responsibilities MSC: Recall 10. According to the most recent survey by the Ethics Resource Center in Washington, D.C., employees in organizations with weak ethical cultures reported a much higher level of observing at least one type of misconduct than employees in organizations with strong ethical cultures. ANS: T
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