Business Ethics At The Workplace Knowledge Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Who is responsible for ethics in an organization?

    • A.

      Employees

    • B.

      HR

    • C.

      Senior Management

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above is the correct answer because ethics in an organization is a collective responsibility. Employees play a crucial role in upholding ethical standards by adhering to the organization's code of conduct. HR is responsible for creating and implementing policies that promote ethical behavior and ensuring employees are aware of them. Senior management sets the tone for ethical behavior by leading by example and creating a culture that values integrity. Therefore, all three groups are responsible for ethics in an organization.

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  • 2. 

    "Ethics is about fairness, about deciding what is _____ and _____, about defining practices and rules which underpin _____ conduct between individuals and groups."

    Correct Answer
    right
    wrong
    responsible
    Explanation
    Ethics is about fairness, about deciding what is right and wrong, about defining practices and rules which underpin responsible conduct between individuals and groups.

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  • 3. 

    Good ethics means _____ business

    Correct Answer
    good
    Explanation
    Good ethics means conducting business in a morally upright and responsible manner. It involves adhering to principles of honesty, integrity, fairness, and respect for all stakeholders, including employees, customers, suppliers, and the community. By practicing good ethics, businesses can build trust, maintain a positive reputation, and foster long-term relationships with their stakeholders. This ultimately leads to sustainable growth and success in the business.

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  • 4. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    C. Report them to your line manager
    Explanation
    As a loyal employee to the organisation you have a duty to report any unlawful and inappropriate breach of confidentiality to your line manager if you think this could be a threat to the company and it's customers.

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  • 5. 

    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 behavior 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

    Correct Answer
    A. Fire the employee
    Explanation
    You should treat the individual exactly the same as you did the previous employee who was fired for exactly the same actions. You have followed the process of severals warnings to give her an opportunity to improve in her role so should not give her any further preferential treatment.

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  • 6. 

    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

    Correct Answer
    B. Report the incident to an appropriate member of staff
    Explanation
    You should treat other's property as you would expect other to treat yours. You are only entitled to one can of juice.

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  • 7. 

    Which three things define society?

    • A.

      Society

    • B.

      Business

    • C.

      Institution

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Society
    Explanation
    The correct answer is society. Society refers to a group of individuals who share a common culture, norms, values, and interact with one another within a specific geographical area. It encompasses the social relationships, customs, and institutions that shape human behavior and interactions. Society plays a crucial role in shaping individuals' beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors, and it provides a framework for social order and organization.

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