Take This Ultimate Business Ethics Test

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Take This Ultimate Business Ethics Test

Take this ultimate business ethics test to see if you know enough about the topics or need more insight. There are sets of behavioral patterns that some people exhibit that do not reflect the views of a company. Business ethics give us a clear view of what is expected of them in a business setting. The test below is designed to test what you know of business ethics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the collection of private, commercially oriented organizations?
    • A. 

      Society

    • B. 

      Business

    • C. 

      Institutions

  • 2. 
    What is a broad group legitimate institutions comprised of regulative, normative, cultural elements, people and other organizations, interest groups, and a nation that provide meaning and stability to social life?
    • A. 

      Society

    • B. 

      Business

    • C. 

      Institution

  • 3. 
    Which three things define society?
    • A. 

      Institution, normative rules, legitimacy

    • B. 

      Macro environment, stakeholders, corporations

    • C. 

      Social, economic, political

  • 4. 
    What are structures or mechanisms that bring about social order. They are comprised of normative and cultural-cognitive elements that together with activities and resources bring about stability and meaning to social life. Examples are church and marriage
    • A. 

      Institution

    • B. 

      Normative rules

    • C. 

      Legitimacy

  • 5. 
    What are rules that we define as normal and introduce a prescriptive, evaluative and obligatory dimension to social life answering what ought to be and how things should be done; driven by moral principles. Example is "smoking is bad"
    • A. 

      Institution

    • B. 

      Normative Rules

    • C. 

      Legitimacy

  • 6. 
    What is a generalized perception or assumption that the actions of an entity are desirable, proper, or appropriate within some socially constructed system of norms, values, beliefs, and definitions
    • A. 

      Institutions

    • B. 

      Normative Rules

    • C. 

      Institutions

  • 7. 
    Which is not one of the 4 segments of the Macro environment?
    • A. 

      Economic

    • B. 

      Political

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Legitimate

    • E. 

      Technological

  • 8. 
    The focus of the segment of the market is demographics, lifestyles, and social values that come from institutions:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Technological

  • 9. 
    The focus of this segment is the nature and direction of the economy in which businesses operate:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Technological

  • 10. 
    The focus of this segment is the processes for the passing of laws and election of officials, the interaction between firms, politics, and government:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Technological

  • 11. 
    The focus of this segment is CHANGES in technological advancements taking place in society:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Economic

    • C. 

      Political

    • D. 

      Technological

  • 12. 
    What are the strengths and weaknesses of a pluralistic society
  • 13. 
    These are individuals or groups with which the business interacts who have vested interest in the firms
    • A. 

      Shareholders

    • B. 

      Stockbrokers

    • C. 

      Stakeholders

  • 14. 
    Pluralism leads to special interest groups
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Be able to draw the ring model of special interest societies
  • 16. 
    This is the ability or capacity to produce an effect or to bring influence(associate size with power)
    • A. 

      Special interest

    • B. 

      Business power

    • C. 

      Iron law of responsibility

  • 17. 
    This is the idea that in the long run, those who do not use power in a manner society considers responsible will tend to lose it. Know example
    • A. 

      Special interest

    • B. 

      Business power

    • C. 

      Iron law of responsibility

  • 18. 
    Name factors that are in our social environment
  • 19. 
    This type of issue arises on the spur of the moment and management must formulate quick responses
    • A. 

      Short term

    • B. 

      Long term

  • 20. 
    This type of issue deals with concerns that have been around for a while that management must develop a thoughtful organizational response to
    • A. 

      Short term

    • B. 

      Long term

  • 21. 
    What is the difference between ethics and business ethics
  • 22. 
    Be able to draw the triangle that shows how technology changes
  • 23. 
    Know how to describe the social contract
  • 24. 
    Be able to describe and draw the stakeholder model
  • 25. 
    This requires the individual to consider his/her acts in terms of a whole social system, and holds him/her responsible for the effects of acts anywhere in that system
    • A. 

      Corporate social responsibility

    • B. 

      Corporate social responsiveness

    • C. 

      Corporate social performance

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