You as a Manager 97 p 80 Ben a first line manager has been asked by a superior

You as a manager 97 p 80 ben a first line manager has

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You as a Manager 97. (p. 80) Ben, a first-line manager, has been asked by a superior to present a government official with a cash payment in order to secure a contract. This makes Ben uncomfortable since he does not feel it is right, yet he worries about upsetting his boss. Ben is facing A. political-legal trends. B. an ethical dilemma. C. a moral-rights approach by his boss. D. an idealistic situation. E. sociocultural trends. An ethical dilemma is a situation in which you have to decide whether to pursue a course of action that may benefit you or your organization but that is unethical or even illegal. AACSB: Ethics Bloom's: Apply Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 What does the successful manager need to know about ethics and values? Topic: The Ethical Responsibilities Required of You as a Manager 3-66 Chapter 03 - The Manager's Changing Work Environment & Ethical Responsibilities Doing the Right Thing 98. (p. 80) Standards of right and wrong that influence behavior are known as A. ethics. B. morals. 03-03 What does the successful manager need to know about ethics and values? Topic: The Ethical Responsibilities Required of You as a Manager 99. (p. 80) Fairness in hiring practices is an example of an organization's A. cost-benefit analysis. B. morality. C. competitive advantage. D. long-term interests. E. values. Values are the relatively permanent and deeply held underlying beliefs and attitudes that help determine a person's behavior, such as the belief that "Fairness means hiring according to ability, not family background." AACSB: Ethics Bloom's: Understand Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 03-03 What does the successful manager need to know about ethics and values? Topic: The Ethical Responsibilities Required of You as a Manager 3-67 Chapter 03 - The Manager's Changing Work Environment & Ethical Responsibilities Doing the Right Thing 100. (p. 81) In considering a large-scale layoff, a manager performs a cost-benefit analysis and determines that profits will be greatest if she proceeds. She is using the ______ approach to guide her decision regarding an ethical dilemma. A. individual B. responsibility C. Bloom's: Apply Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 What does the successful manager need to know about ethics and values? Topic: The Ethical Responsibilities Required of You as a
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