Scenarios at the end of chapter 3 a they all involve

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scenarios at the end of Chapter 3? A. They all involve men. B. There is no one "right" answer to any of them. C. Each situation could have been avoided. D. A lack of government regulation was a major cause of e E. Good marketing could have kept these issues from eve
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Ethical decisions are difficult precisely because they rarely have a clear "right" answer. Instead, managers must choose between conflicting outcomes while considering the impact on all stakeholders. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Apply Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: Understanding Ethics Using Scenarios 70. (p. 67) Alicia has been asked to approve a marketing campaign which, although it is not illegal, promotes food products to children. She is concerned that the food products are not particularly nutritious, although they are not as bad for children as some others sold by competitors. She reviews the tests in the Ethical Decision- Making Metric II (Exhibit 3.8), and she decides her best course of action is to: If Alicia has concerns arising out of her personal ethics, she needs to pause and ask more questions before making a go/no-go decision. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Apply Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: Understanding Ethics Using Scenarios 71. (p. 67) The Ethical Decision-Making Metric II (Exhibit 3.8):
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The metric offers a set of six tests of an ethics- related decision, reflecting on the decision in a variety of ways. These tests will not be helpful unless all relevant information is considered honestly and without bias. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: Understanding Ethics Using Scenarios 72. (p. 68, Scenario 4) In the "Who is On the Line?" scenario, where Star 38's new software hides or provides a phony phone number on caller ID systems, an initial ethical question for Star 38 is: A. Is this an ethical business plan? B. Where will we find investors? C. What does it take for Star 38 to be considered socially r D. Should the firm be advertising its services in all markets E. Should the firm locate calling services abroad to avoid F It is not the implementation of the plan, but the plan itself, that has ethical challenges.
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  • Fall '12
  • Chris
  • Ethics , Corporate social responsibility

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