- True Chapter 4 Ethics and CSR Sometimes after devastating natural disasters, some people will take advantage of the situations to steal unguarded possessions or loot businesses that have been temporarily abandoned. However, this was not a major problem after the earthquake and flooding that ravaged Japan in 2011. An explanation for the Japanese case lies in ____. - The importance of group membership Pg126 Considering Van Tulder and Van der Zwart’s model in chapter four, of the following concepts, which best demonstrates a country’s cultural values? - Civil society - Pg 141 How people view or define unethical versus ethical behavior is influenced by their values - True If a firm takes a defensive position towards social responsibility it will do all that is required to do but not anything else. - True An example of _____ would be if a firm donates $750,000 to set up sanitation and basic medical care facilities for displaced Rohinga refugees in Bangladesh. - Philanthropic giving pg 138
Maria is a junior accountant for a successful global engineering firm. She finds out that her boss has been using company money to pay for his personal vacations. She reports this to her superior’s supervisor. What Maria has done is referred to as____. - Whistle- blowing - Pg 139-140 Large German firms typically negotiate with labor organizations under the oversight of the German government. - True Managers who are tried and found by courts to be guilty of having paid bribes can be made to pay fines but do not have to spend time in jail. - False Which of the following is considered to be a main actor in the model developed by Van Tulder and Van der Zwart? - The state - Pg 141 ____ is the degree to which a society or organization’s membership adheres to (follows) general ethical behavioral standards. - Ethical compliance - Pg 138 One of the best tools firms have to check whether its employees hold the proper values and engage in the appropriate behaviors to achieve firm success is the “corporate social audit”. - False What position regarding social responsibility has a firm adopted if it does the bare minimum to deal with environmental or social issues it faces? - Obstructionist stance - Pg 136 Ethics applies to groups or organizations. It is not an individual concept - False Research has shown that while bribery is common in China, the Chinese people have a lot of experience with it and as a result it does not affect that nation’s Gross National Product. - False Some organizations earn revenue by providing guided tours to see wild, exotic animals in addition to the usual room and food hotels provide, and then use a significant portion of their earning to help maintain these animals and their natural environments. These organizations are engaged in ____. - Ecotourism - Pg 133 Chapter 5 International HR Management A staffing policy which entails looking or the very best people with the highest qualifications to fill important positions throughout the firm, without placing importance on the nationality of candidates is the ____ staffing policy.
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