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the: A. shareho lders. B. employees. C. customers. D. marketing managers. E. all of these. Stakeholders are individuals who have a stake in the decision. Shareholders can be affected if sales are impacted; the same is true of employees and marketing managers. Customers will be affected as well, if they used to specifically seek cigarettes with those descriptions. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 2 Medium Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: A Framework for Ethical Decision Making 48. (p. 58) Many corporations are shifting from defined benefit to defined contribution retirement programs. When considering changes to retirement programs, the primary stakeholders are the: The primary stakeholders are the employees
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whose retirement programs are changing. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Apply Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: A Framework for Ethical Decision Making 49. (p. 58) When Bernie Ebbers, WorldCom's CEO, was convicted of financial crimes, WorldCom was forced to merge with MCI. One of the ramifications of this merger was the loss of WorldCom's sponsorship of the Sea Pines Heritage PGA golf tournament. The tournament funds the Heritage Foundation, a major community charity. This example illustrates: The impact of the CEO's behavior reached beyond his company, affecting members of the community who formerly benefited from the work of the Heritage Foundation. AACSB: Ethics Blooms: Understand Difficulty: 3 Hard Learning Objective: 03-03 Identify the four steps in ethical decision making. Topic: A Framework for Ethical Decision Making 50. (p. 58) When auditing expenses claimed by the university president, the auditors found extravagant spending on $1,000 per night hotels, banquets, and gourmet restaurants. The president was fired, alumni donations declined, and staff members-- who were disturbed by the extravagance while staff salaries were frozen--quit their jobs. This example illustrates:
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Hushing up the unethical behavior is not a solution; among other things, if the matter were ever to become public, the embarrassment to the university would be far greater than if they dealt with the situation from the start. The example shows, though, that unethical actions can harm an organization in a variety of ways.
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