Quiz3E-Answers - a. Deontological theories are based upon...

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Quiz 3E - Answers Block 2: Videos 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, and 14 and associated reading assignments. 1. An ethical dilemma is defined in your text as a situation where: a. You are being told to do something you believe is wrong b. A moral actor has to decide whether an action is right or wrong c. You do not know what is the right thing to do d. Two or more “right” values are in conflict e. All of the above Page 39 2. A hedonistic version of Utilitarianism that was the precursor for the modern version was associated with: a. Jeremy Bentham b. John Stuart Mill c. George Washington d. Aristotle e. John Rawls Article: What is Utilitarianism? 3. A practical challenge with applying the utilitarian approach in business is: a. Deciding which right or duty is most important b. Understanding how the decision affects you and your family as stakeholders c. Obtaining the information required to evaluate consequences d. Avoiding force or fraud e. Avoiding conflict with the law Page 41 4. Which of the following statements is FALSE?
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Unformatted text preview: a. Deontological theories are based upon broad ethical principles or values b. Some deontological theories focus on rights rather than duties c. Ethical theories are never based upon religious moral rules or traditions d. The right to freedom from unreasonable search and seizure would be considered a negative right e. The concept of the Categorical Imperative is associated with Emmanuel Kant Page 43 5. Which of the following statements is TRUE? a. Secondary stakeholders are those with which an organization has a formal contractual relationship b. Deontology defines morality in terms of the maximization of net expectable utility for all parties affected by a decision or action c. The concept of the “original position” is attributed to Jeremy Bentham d. John Rawls has suggested the “veil of ignorance” as a tool for making ethical decisions e. Organizations generally have multiple stakeholders with conflicting interests Page 355...
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course BUS 100 taught by Professor David during the Spring '11 term at Mesa State.

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