Unit 1- Ethics, Morality, and Legalities (Individual Project)

Unit 1- Ethics, Morality, and Legalities (Individual Project)

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Running Head: Ethics, Morality, and Legalities 1 Ethics, Morality, and Legalities Marquetta Nixon Legal and Environment of Business Professor James Rambeau Date: July 17, 2011 Due Date: July 24, 2011 1
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Ethics, Morality, and Legalities 2 Lobbing refers to the act of trying to influence members of a legislative body to vote in favor of the “lobbyists”. Also lobbying may just involve political support offered in return for political influence, or action. Lobbying is made legal by a government that doesn’t involve financial support. Bribery involves offering money in return for political action or influence. Also bribery is when money contributions are made to a political group in expectation of being favored in political or legislative decisions. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 was enacted for the purpose of making it
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Unformatted text preview: unlawful for certain classes of persons and entities to make payments to foreign government officials to assists in obtaining or retaining business. The appropriate punishment for the violation of ethical and legal principles is jail time. The person should know what wrong from right. So I think they should get the most possible time in prison for the crime. Remedies should be limited in that they should only be enforced against those who violated an obligation or duty. Ethics, Morality, and Legalities 3 Reference page www.differencebetween.net/miscellaneous/politics/difference-between-lobbying-and-bribing/ www.answer.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=2010082820635AAUhqZt www.justice.gov www.answer.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=2011021105746AAOEFcw...
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Unit 1- Ethics, Morality, and Legalities (Individual Project)

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