Professional Code of Conduct Exercise
1. Write a short summary of a professional code of ethics, preferably one germane to your major or field (e.g., Code
of Ethics of the National Society of Engineers; Code of Ethics of the American Medical Association;
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 1.
1. Ethical behaviour and ethical reputation can provide a competitive advantage
in the marketplace and with customers, suppliers, and employees.
2. If something is seriously wrong, the law will prohibit it. Con
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 5.
1. As identified in Cost Reductions, Downsizing-Related Layoffs, and HR
Practices, the best source of ideas for cost reduction is:
d. External consultants.
2. As reported in People Hav
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 3.
1. As related in Principles for Building an Ethical Organization, the Indian story
of Arjuna was told at a recent ethics conference to illustrate:
a. How the same techniques that work in one context may not work in
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 2.
1. According to "Thinking Ethically: A Framework for Moral Decision Making," the
first step in analysing moral issues is to:
a. Establish moral principles.
b. Create a level playing field.
c. Get the facts.
d. Determine what et
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 4.
1. As stated in High Rates of Misconduct at All Levels of Government,
government agencies are subject to the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
2. As noted in High Rates of Misconduct at All Levels of Govern
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 6.
1. The example given in "Trust in the Marketplace" of a company that ultimately
increased its trustworthy reputation by the way it handled an unfortunate
incident in the marketplace was:
a. Johnson & Johnson.
PISCO Practice Assignment
Assignment Background: Several articles in your text outline approaches to ethical decision
making. Indeed, there are many decision making models available to use in helping us make
good ethical decisions. As a class, we will be
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 8.
1. As identified in Honest Innovation, the common denominator in all the
product failures profiled was:
a. Optimistic sales forecasts.
b. Deliberate dishonesty.
c. Repackaging of an existing product.
d. Poor marketing strategy.
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 7.
1. As reported in Ethics Must Be Global, Not Local, the Foreign Corrupt
a. Criminalized the act of making payments outside the United States in
pursuit of contracts.
b. Criminalized foreign corruption in the Unit
OLS 26300: PRACTICE QUIZ 9.
1. As claimed in "Creating an Ethical Culture," in order to prevent criminal
activity in the workplace, a corporation must focus on creating:
a. A workplace culture of ethics and honesty.
b. A written code of ethics.
c. Steps f