Practice2Ans - Practice Test #2 - Answers 1. CFO Jane is...

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Practice Test #2 - Answers 1. CFO Jane is concerned about overreacting to the bad press. She tells the group that she has concluded that a recall’s costs to the company far outweigh the benefit of such a recall to the public. It is virtually certain that no babies actually will be harmed and leaving the bibs on the market will ensure that low-income consumers, the biggest consumers of this bib, will continue to be able to afford a Consolidated-made bib rather than a bib produced by a less well-known company. The company’s shareholders are also likely to be harmed by a costly recall. She thinks the overall best solution is to leave the bibs on the market with a warning, including in the company’s advertising, that they contain trace amounts of lead and urges the team to agree with her recommendation. Which of the following theories of ethical decision-making has Jane followed in making her recommendation? a. Nozick’s rights theory b. Utilitarianism c. Rawls’ theory of justice d. Kant’s categorical imperative 2. John, from Marketing, agrees with Jane that Consolidated should leave the bibs on the market, agrees with adding a consumer warning to the bibs, but disagrees such a warning should be included in the company’s advertising. The company’s advertising
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course BUSINESS IDS301 taught by Professor O'byrne during the Spring '09 term at San Diego State.

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Practice2Ans - Practice Test #2 - Answers 1. CFO Jane is...

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