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45. Hisaoki picks up the local newspaper and reads a stinging letter to the editor criticizing his beverage company for supporting a sporting event for handicapped children. The letter writer is critical of a banner displayed at the event, with the logos of alcoholic beverages and Hisaoki's company name. In the Framework for Ethical Decision Making, Hisaoki's company failed to: A. identify issues. B. promote the firm's corporate social responsibility efforts C. gather information and identify stakeholders. D. brainstorm and evaluate alternatives. E. choose a course of action. 46. A new law in South Carolina makes it illegal for people under the age of 18 to smoke cigarettes. Previously, the law banned sales of cigarettes to anyone under age 18, but not smoking. Which of the following types of companies would be unlikely to have to incorporate this change into the Ethical Decision Making Framework?
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47. A recent court ruling banned the use of terms such as "light, low tar, natural, or mild" by tobacco companies. The stakeholders for this decision are the: 48. Many corporations are shifting from defined benefit to defined contribution retirement programs. When considering changes to retirement programs, the primary stakeholders are the: 49. 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: A. the need to identify issues. B. that the impact of unethical actions can reach far beyon C. that unethical firms cannot be socially responsible. D. the lack of information needed to make ethical decision
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E. all of these. 50. 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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  • Fall '12
  • Chris
  • Ethics , Corporate social responsibility

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