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Unformatted text preview: 1) Businesses organized in the United States are subject to the laws of other countries in which they operate. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Law and Ethics 2) All ethical standards have been enacted as law. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Law and Ethics 3) If something is legal, it is also ethical. Answer: FALSE Diff: 1 Topic: Law and Ethics 4) Under ethical fundamentalism, persons look to an outside source to decide whether a course of action is appropriate. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Business Ethics 5) Ethical fundamentalism permits a person to determine right and wrong for himself. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Business Ethics 6) Utilitarianism requires taking the course of action that provides the greatest good to society. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 146 ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS 42 7) One advantage of utilitarianism is that there is no need for measuring the good of an action for society. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 8) The most favorable aspect of applying utilitarianism is that it is easy to estimate the good that results from different actions. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 9) Deontology is based on universal rules that require that all similar cases be treated alike with no exceptions. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Business Ethics 10) The concept of reversibility under Deontology allows that the rules be reversed in that the actor must utilize the rule he or she uses to judge the morality of someone else's conduct. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 11) Those who abide by Kantian ethics behave by doing unto others as they would have done unto themselves. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 12) John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau both proposed a social contract theory of morality under which each person is presumed to have entered into a social contract with all others in society to obey moral rules that are necessary for people to live in peace and harmony. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 147 13) Under the social contract theory of societal justice, members of society are obligated to obey the moral rules of society regardless of whether others obey those rules. Answer: FALSE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 14) The distributive justice theory has been criticized because its principles of justice are supposed to be chosen by persons who do not know their position in society, something that is unrealistic. Answer: TRUE Diff: 1 Topic: Business Ethics 15) Under Rawls's social justice theory, the least advantaged in society must receive special assistance to allow them to realize their potential. Answer: TRUE Diff: 2 Topic: Business Ethics 16) Ethical relativism allows an individual to evaluate the ethics of his actions based on his own feelings about what is ethical....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course LAW LAW taught by Professor Ricks during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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