Business Ethics 101 Knowledge Quiz

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Business Ethics 101 Knowledge Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the term "Business Ethics"?
    • A. 

      A Set of written or unwritten codes of morals, values, and principles required to run a business

    • B. 

      Your moral values towards your work.

    • C. 

      A set of rules formed by the HR department.

    • D. 

      None of above.

  • 2. 
    Who is responsible for ethics in an organisation?
    • A. 

      Employees

    • B. 

      HR

    • C. 

      Senior Management

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    "Ethics is about fairness, about deciding what is _____ and _____, about defining practices and rules which underpin _____ conduct between individuals and groups."
  • 4. 
    Good ethics means _____ business
  • 5. 
    In a public restaurant you overhear two colleagues discussing confidential information about a client. They mention the client by name. Would you:
    • A. 

      Ignore it

    • B. 

      Talk to your colleagues about your concerns about confidentiality and leave it at that

    • C. 

      Report them to your line manager

  • 6. 
    You recently fired someone who often came to work late, left early, and spent a lot of time surfing the internet for fun while on the job.  Recently, you have learned that another member of your staff is doing the same thing.  However, this person is a the daughter of a close personal friend (who doesn't work at the company).  You have given this employee several warnings about her behaviour but the problems continue.  Would you:
    • A. 

      Fire the employee

    • B. 

      Give her a final warning and hope this takes care of the situation

    • C. 

      Ask your friend to speak with her daughter

  • 7. 
    You insert the exact amount of change into the vending machine at work for a can of juice. Two cans are released from the machine. What do you do with the extra can?
    • A. 

      Offer the can of juice to an employee

    • B. 

      Report the incident to an appropriate member of staff

    • C. 

      Keep the extra can of juice for you

  • 8. 
    Do ethical character traits include integrity, honesty, and justice?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      It depends upon the situations.

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