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The fact that business leaders in the late 19th century felt they had to shop that large corporations were a force for social good is an exemple of
“in the long run, those who do not use power in a manner which society considers responsible will tend to lose it” is the description of
the revolution of rising expectations
the belief that each succeeding generation should have a higher standard of living than its predecessor and that major institutions should continually improve is known as
the natural environment
The symbiotic view
states that there is an interactive relationship among social performance, financial performance, and corporate reputation.
the examination of business and its relationship to society typically focuses on
corporate social responsibility emphasizes?
it is in business’s long range interest to be socially responsible
the government, consumers, and members of the community are examples of
the set of two-way understandings that characterize the relationships between major social institutions is called the
the part of corporate social responsibility that focusesonbusiness’s voluntary activity which are not normally expected of a firm is
they will need to, in order to be successful in the long run
business organizations must address the legitimate needs and expectations of stakeholders because
the view of the firm that recognizes suppliers, customers, employees, and owners as stakeholders is the
the part of corporate social responsibility that focuses on activities and practices that are expected by society, but not codified into law, is
a purposeful aggregation of people who represent a common cause or share common beliefs is called a
a stakeholders ability or capacity to produce an effect within the firm is called its
a community, nation, or broad grouping of people having common traditions, values, institutions, and collective activities and interests is a
the concept of business responsibility based on using laws to constrain business behavior is referred to as the
the most efficient use of corporate wealth to benefit thepublis is through contributions to charity and other worthy causes is called
seriously considering the impact of the companys actions on society
an interest or share in something is referred to as
the classical view of economics holds that a society can best determine its needs and wants through
the demographics, lifestyles, and social values of a society determine the firm’s
decentralization and diversity of power concentrations leads to
It is judgmental
which of the following is not seen as a value of the stakeholder model of the firm?
Stakeholder management capability is thought of in three levels. Which is highest?
The_______era of corporate social responsibility
Emphasizes specific issues
Which of the views of the firm recognizes the most stakeholders and is the most complex?
A special-interest society
Secondary nonsocial stakeholders
A group of people who represents the interests of a nonhuman species such as the natural environment and does not have a direct stake in the firm is known as
The view of the firm that recognizes just suppliers and customers as stakeholders is the
Stakeholders that are perceived to have high levels of power, legitimacy, and urgency are called
The method by which a firm is being governed, directed, administered, or controlled is
When the interests of management and owners are not aligned, there will likely be a
Directors who have no ties to the firm other than membership on the board are called
A shareholders rights plan aimed at discouraging or preventing a hostile takeover is known as
Provide better protection for investors in public companies by improving the financial reporting of those companies.
The fact that company information should be made regular and frequent intervals and should contain information that might affect the investment decisions of shareholders is contained in the concept of
Public opinion polls regarding business ethics are:
Difficult to assess because the media keeps ethics scandals in the public eye.
The discipline that deals with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation is:
A doctrine or system of moral conduct is called:
Business ethics is
The focus of descriptive ethics is on:
The approach to business ethics in which we compare a decision or practice to prevailing norms of acceptability is the
All of the following are questions that capture the central meaning of ethics EXCEPT
What ought to be?
The normative question of ethics is:
The ethics question “how do we get from what is to what ought to be?” is
The model of ethical management that implies and positive and active opposition to what is right is called:
The model of ethical management in which managers fail to take morality into account when making decisions is:
The key operating question of moral management is:
Unintentional amoral management model
Managers who simply fail to consider moral questions when making business decisions use the:
Law and order morality
Lawrence Kohlberg’s model of moral development includes all of the following levels EXCEPT:
Which of the following is NOT a source of a manager’s values that is external to the firm?
Decisions about ethical situations often present a:
An ethical concept or rule that helps the decision maker take an ethical course is called a:
Teleological theories focus on:
Ethical theories that focus on duties are called:
The ethical principle that states, “we should always act so as to produce the greatest ratio of good to evil for everyone” is
Act only according to that maxim by which you can increase the overall happiness of everyone affected by your action.
Which of the following is NOT a formulation of Kant’s categorical imperative?
they cannot be overridden by utility
The basic idea that underlies the principle of rights is that:
which of the following is NOT a type of justice mentioned in the textbook?
It is a uniquely Christian principle
Reasons to use the Golden Rule as an ethical principle include all of the following EXCEPT:
One of the most powerful ethical tests is the test of:
Lower level managers
The pressure to compromise one’s personal ethical standards is felt most by:
The moral tone of an organizations is set by
Being a moral manager involves all of the following activities EXCEPT:
Being forthright, sincere, and honest in communication with others is referred to as:
An ethics screen is:
A set of select standards against which are proposed action is compared.
Focus on team accomplishments focus on team building
Which one of the following is NOT a difference between the old social contract and the new?
Society has honored the corporation’s private property rights
Private corporations have not had to recognize employee rights because:
Rights provided by law are called:
The belief that employees should only be discharged for good reasons is the:
The idea that the relationship between a worker and employer is voluntary and can be terminated at any time,by either party, is the:
The public policy exception
The exception that protects employees from being fired because they refuse to commit crimes or take advantage of privileges to which they are entitled by law is:
Employer promises that they may not even know they made are called:
The good cause norm is:
The belief that employees should be discharged only for good reasons
Email the employee the termination
Which of the following is not an action that managers should take when terminating employees?
The right to receive an impartieal review of one’s complaints and to be dealt with fairly is known as:
Investigates reported complaints and helps to achieve equitable settlements.
A process in which a neutral party resolves a dispute between two or more parties and the resolution is binding is known as:
An individual who reports to some outside party some wrongdoing that he or she knows or suspects is his or her employer of committing is a:
Legal challenges to the employment-at-will doctrine include all of the following EXCEPT:
Surveillance has become more simple and less expensive in the workplace is a result of:
Most experts say that privacy means:
He right to keep personal affairs to oneself and to know how information about one is being used.
The American with Disabilities Act:
Makes it illegal to base employment decisions on a medical condition that does not impair the person’s ability to perform essential function of the job.
The Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988:
Banned most private sector uses of the lie detector
The questionable accuracy of the tests
The due-process resistance to drug testing is based on:
The effects on employees of being monitored include:
Workers who are more likely to be exposed to workplace violence than their peers are ones who:
One main reason that business has turned its attention to employee health issues is:
Employers neglected to keep the workplace free from a hazard
In the area of prevention, companies will be liable by OSHA when:
A state of equilibrium where the demands of a person’s personal and professional life are equal is called:
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in all the following EXCEPT:
Bona fide occupational qualification
A qualification that might ordinarily be argued as being a bases for discrimination, but a company can show is job related and necessary is called a:
The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 503 prohibits job discrimination based on:
The EEOC defines a disability as:
The form of discrimination in which people are treated differently because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin is called:
Adverse (disparate) impact
The form of discrimination in which fewer minorities are included in the outcome of a practice than would be expected, whether or not it was intentional, is called:
The general rule used to prove discrimination under the adverse impact concept is called the:
The Equal Pay Act of 1963:
Prohibits discrimination between men and women on the basis of sex in payment of wages.
The idea that workers doing different jobs should receive the same pay if those jobs have equal inherent worth is called:
Taking positive steps to hire and promote people from groups previously discriminated against is called:
Affirmative action with preferential hiring
The affirmative action posture that enlarges the pool of applicants and systematically favors minorities and women in actual decisions is called:
The concept that preferential treatment for minorities and women leads to harms to other groups is called:
From your Jeopardy slides… Before the 1960s, the primary ethical principle applied to employers’ treatment of job applicants was this:
The most common form of monitoring done by employers of employees:
Griggs vs. Duke Power
The court case that established disparate impact theory of discrimination:
The economic integration of many formerly national economies into one worldwide economy is called:
Offshoring or Outsourcing
Moving jobs that have historically resided in the home country to a lower-cost host country is called:
Which of the following countries was NOT an original participant in the NAFTA agreement?
To be viewed as legitimate in their host countries, MNCsmust fulfill their social responsibilities, include all of the following EXCEPT:
Which of the following is NOT a factor in a host country’s perception of the legitimacy of an MNC?
The main two factors of concern in management and control of global operations are:
Organizational structure/design and human resource management
The Alien Tort Claims Act allows:
It is a way of providing needs foreigners with money they need
All of the following are arguments in support of bribery EXCEPT:
Which of the following is NOT an argument commonly used against bribery?
Bribes are unfair because foreigners can get them, while US citizens cannot
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act:
Makes it illegal for the representative of an American corporation to offer or pay officials of foreign governments for the purpose of getting or maintaining business
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act allows:
Most Congressional legislation before the 1950s that affected business was:
Business generally follows the ethic of:
Government is generally thought to follow the ethic of:
Which of the following is NOT a method that government uses to influence business?
The question of whether current public functions should be performed by the government or private sector is addressed by:
The opposite of privatization could be considered:
Requiring equal employment opportunities be granted to job applicants
Government influences business through all of the following nonregulatory methods EXCEPT:
Government payments to industries or groups in special categories are called:
Being too extensive, costly, burdensome to business (All of the Above)
Government regulations have been criticized for:
Maintaining a trade/surplus with foreign countries
Which of the following is NOT a major reason given for governmental regulation?
Government intervention in monopolistic industries is often brought about by:
Negative externalities are often referred to as:
Government regulation of business through the control of economic or market variables is a form of:
Governmental regulations that seek to further societal objectives are examples of:
Effective control and the burden placed on firms
The dilemma of regulation is the tradeoff between:
Which of the following is NOT considered a part of the induced costs of regulation?
The right to be heard was listed as part of the consumer’s Magna Carta because:
The social movement that seeks to augment the rights and powers of buyers in relation to sellers is:
The father of the consumer movement is:
Issues related to product information include all of the following EXCEPT:
Information that communicates truths, and avoids exaggeration and innuendo is:
Information that provides potential purchasers with enough information to make the best choice among the options available is:
Words that are inherently vague, without being misleading are referred to as:
Use of plot placements involve:
Advertising claims that cannot be substantiated by evidence are termed:
The practice of directly contrasting a firm’s product with the product of a competitor is called:
The fact that advertising can increasingly be found everywhere is referred to as:
An implied warranty is:
An unspoken promise that there is nothing significantly wrong with the product.
A guarantee that is explicitly offered at the time of sale is called a:
The ethical theory based on the concept of duty that suggests that if a product causes harm, the firm should pay the costs of any injury is:
Reasons to be concerned about product liability include all of the following EXCEPT:
The legal principle that anyone in the value chain of a product is liable for harm caused to the user if the product as sold was unreasonably dangerous is:
All of the following are dimensions of quality EXCEPT:
Total Quality Management programs
The body of methodologies and techniques for achieving quality that focuses on the number of defects is called:
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