CH 5 Test Review

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1. Egoism states that all people should uphold certain values, such as honesty, that society...
 
1. (p. 165) Egoism states that all people should uphold certain values, such...
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2. Two basic ethical ideals underpin the Caux Principles: honesty and integrity.
True    False

 
2. (p. 165) Two basic ethical ideals underpin the Caux Principles: honesty and...
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3. Egoism is a preferred ethical stance from a societal perspective, compared to utilitarianism....
 
3. (p. 165) Egoism is a preferred ethical stance from a societal perspective,...
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4. Virtue ethics goes beyond the conventional rules of society.
True    False
 
TRUE

Virtue ethics is a perspective that goes beyond the conventional rules of society...
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5. People in the conventional stage of Kohlberg's model of cognitive moral development...
 
5. TRUE

(p. 167) People in the conventional stage of Kohlberg's model of cognitive...
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6. It is easy to be a whistleblower since there are few consequences for it.
True    False
 
FALSE

Most whistleblowers suffer consequences such as being ostracized, treated rudely,...
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7. The economic responsibility of a business includes satisfying its obligations to investors....
 
TRUE
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8. Sustainability is not compatible with the natural ecosystems that generate and preserve...
 
FALSE
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9. Life-cycle analysis (LCA) quantifies the total use of resources and the releases into...
 
TRUE
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10. Honesty, caring, loyalty, fairness and integrity are all examples of
A. ethics.
B. citizenship.
C. values.
D. self...
 
C. values.

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11. A situation, problem, or opportunity in which an individual must choose among several...
 
B. ethical issue.
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12. Han believes in fairness and kyosei and uses these principles to make decisions of...
 
A. moral philosophy.

Moral philosophy refers to the principles, rules, and values...
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13. ___________ considers acceptable behavior as that which maximizes benefits for the...
 
A. Egoism
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14. The __________ principle encourages employees to consider first if they would like...
 
B. sunshine
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15. An ethics program that is designed by lawyers to detect, prevent and punish legal...
 
B. compliance-based
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16. Compliance-based ethics programs are typically designed by
A. lawyers
B. employees
C. top...
 
A. lawyers
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17. Compliance-based ethics programs ensure
A. resistance to social responsibility.
B. moral...
 
B. moral mediocrity.

Compliance-based ethics programs should reduce illegal behavior...
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18. Ethical programs tend to be better integrated into operations, thinking and behavior...
 
B. top management has a personal commitment to responsible ethical behavior.

When...
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19. Going beyond legal compliance with ADA standards and training people to understand...
 
B. integrity-based programs.

Integrity-based ethics programs would go further by...
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20. John Rawls maintained that only a person ignorant of his own identity can make a truly...
 
C. veil of ignorance.

The philosopher John Rawls created a thought experiment based...
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21. The process for ethical decision making begins with
A. defining the complete...
 
C. understanding all moral standards and recognizing all moral impacts.
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22. Level 1 business costs of ethical failures include
A. government fines and...
 
A. government fines and penalties.
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23. Which of the following is a Level 2 cost of ethical failure?
A. Government...
 
B. Remedial education
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24. Telling others, inside or outside the organization, of wrongdoing is called
A. ethical...
 
B. whistleblowing.
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25. Corporate social responsibility is the
A. taking of an active role in training...
 
B. obligation toward society assumed by business.
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26. Computer Geeks believes in and engages in meeting societal expectations whether or...
 
C. Ethical

Ethical responsibilities include meeting other societal expectations,...
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27. The order of the levels in the pyramid of global corporate social responsibility and...
 
C. economic, legal, ethical, philanthropic
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28. Speaking out against unethical actions is called
A. empathy.
B. generativity.
C. mutuality.
D. civil...
 
E. intolerance of ineffective humanity.
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29. Who wrote "The social responsibility of business is to increase profits?"
A. Adam...
 
B. Milton Friedman
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30. Under a business initiative called Ecomagination, GE is looking for business opportunities...
 
E. solving environmental problems.

Under a business initiative called Ecomagination,...
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Scenario A. Your organization faces an ethical question. There has been a problem with your...
 
A. Universalism

Universalism states that all people should uphold certain values,...
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Scenario A. Your organization faces an ethical question. There has been a problem with your...
 
D. Relativism

Relativism defines ethical behavior based on the opinions and behaviors...
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 Scenario C. Two managers at RW Oil, Inc. are discussing the latest e-mail they have received...
 
B. Compliance-based

Compliance-based ethics programs are designed by corporate...
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Scenario D. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc. is in the middle of its first day of the senior management...
 
C. ethical

Ethical responsibilities include meeting other societal expectations,...
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Scenario D. Eagle Manufacturing, Inc. is in the middle of its first day of the senior management...
 
A. Production of goods and services that society wants at a price that perpetuates the...
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36. According to public opinion polls, only 31 percent of employees said they trust their...
 
TRUE

According to a survey by Edelman, people are often suspicious of their own company's...
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37. Moral philosophy refers to the principles, rules, and values people use in deciding...
 
TRUE
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68. The assessment of how decisions are evaluated in the company refers to the organization's...
 
B. ethical climate.

The ethical climate of an organization refers to the processes...
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39. Utilitarianism is an ethical system stating that the greatest good for the greatest...
 
TRUE
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61. The goals of a transcendent education include which of the following?
A. Empathy
B. Generativity
C. Mutuality
D. Intolerance...
 
E. All of the above are goals of a transcendent education.

A transcendent education...
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41. The ethical climate of an organization refers to the processes by which decisions...
 
TRUE
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42. Excessive emphasis on long-term revenues over shorter-term considerations is one of...
 
TRUE

Many factors create a climate conducive to unethical behavior including excessive...
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43. An ethical leader is one who is both a moral person and a moral manager influencing...
 
TRUE
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44. A compliance-based ethics program creates a moral commitment to ethical conduct.
True    False

 
FALSE

A compliance-based ethics program does not create a moral commitment to ethical...
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45. An integrity-based ethics program instills in people a personal responsibility for...
 
TRUE
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67. Bruce is using which ethical system for his decision making?
A. Universalism
B. Egoism
C. Utilitarianism
D. Relativism
E. Virtue...
 
A. Universalism

Universalism states that all people should uphold certain values,...
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47. GE management sees environmentally friendly technologies as one of the global economy's...
 
TRUE

Under a business initiative called Ecomagination, GE is looking for business opportunities...
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66. __________ is a process of analyzing all inputs and outputs, through the entire...
 
B. LCA
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49. The Caux Principles are based on two ethical ideals:
A. good and bad.
B. right...
 
D. kyosei and human dignity.
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50. Utilitarianism states that
A. Some values must always be upheld, regardless...
 
E. The greatest good for the greatest number should be the overriding concern of decision...
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51. Tarissa typically makes a decision about what she will or won't do based on what her...
 
C. Relativism

Relativism defines ethical behavior based on the opinions and behaviors...
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52. Knowing what actions are morally defensible is referred to as
A. moral awareness.
B. moral...
 
B. moral judgment.
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63. Some of the world's worst environmental problems are in
A. Japan.
B. the...
 
E. China.

Some of the world's worst environmental problems are in China, because...
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64. __________ has as its goal the creation of sustainable economic development and...
 
C. Ecocentric management
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62. Who wrote "The social responsibility of business is to increase profits?"
A. Adam...
 
B. Milton Friedman
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56. McDonalds has changed the packaging of their sandwiches so that less waste is produced....
 
D. corporate social responsibility.

Corporate social responsibility is the obligation...
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57. To obey local, state, federal and relevant international laws defines ________ responsibility....
 
B. legal
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65. Economic growth and development that meets present needs without harming the needs...
 
C. sustainable growth.

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59. Which of the following is the "lowest" level of the pyramid of global corporate social...
 
A. Economic responsibility


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60. Office Depot gives a portion of their sales on school supplies to the customer's designated...
 
E. philanthropic responsibility

Philanthropic responsibilities are additional behaviors...

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