Chapter5 Ethics and Business Decision Making

Chapter5 Ethics and Business Decision Making - Chp 5 Ethics...

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Chp 5 Ethics and Business Decision Making Page history last edited by abogado 5 months ago MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 1. John is sales manager for Kleen ‘N Brite Products, Inc. Compared to John’s personal activities, his business activities involve a. more complex ethical standards. b. simpler ethical standards. c. the same ethical standards. d. no ethical standards. 2. Lia works for Media Marketing Company. Her job includes putting “spin” on the firm’s successes and failures. In this context, ethics consist of a. “bad” versus “good” publicity. b. questions of rightness and wrongness. c. the firm’s quarterly revenue. d. whatever is legal. 3. Superior Corporation engages in ethical behavior solely for the purpose of getting good publicity and thereby increasing profits. Superior is a. acting unethically in its pursuit of publicity. b. acting unethically in its pursuit of profits. c. acting unethically in its setting of priorities. d. not acting unethically. 4. Kit follows certain religious principles. With respect to the behavior of Kit and other adherents of her religion, its principles are most likely a. absolute.
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b. changeable. c. flexible. d. vague. 5. Tina, the chief financial officer for USA Products Corporation, attempts to apply Christian precepts in making ethical decisions and in doing business. In applying duty-based ethical standards that are derived from a religious source, Tina would most likely consider the motive behind an act to be a. irrelevant. b. the least important consideration.
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This note was uploaded on 05/18/2011 for the course BUSINESS 2041 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '08 term at DeAnza College.

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