Chapter 11 - Morrison - Gbe 4e

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Chapter 11 - Morrison - Gbe 4e


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  • 1. 
    Utilitarianism stands for all but one of the following principles. Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Minimal governmental interference

    • B. 

      The greatest happiness of the greatest number

    • C. 

      Social justice

    • D. 

      Maximum individual liberty

  • 2. 
    Kant’s categorical imperative is based on…
    • A. 

      The principle that ethical rules vary between societies

    • B. 

      The principle that each person is an end, not a means to an end

    • C. 

      The principle that morality is universal

    • D. 

      The principle that people are inherently egoistic

  • 3. 
    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) dates from….
    • A. 

      1956

    • B. 

      1991

    • C. 

      1948

    • D. 

      1920

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is considered a ‘social right’?
    • A. 

      Right to a fair trial

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech

    • C. 

      Freedom from arbitrary arrest

    • D. 

      Right to healthcare

  • 5. 
    A ‘weak’ theory of corporate social responsibility (CSR) would include which of the following?
    • A. 

      Obeying the letter and spirit of the law

    • B. 

      Charitable giving

    • C. 

      Paying wages above the national minimum

    • D. 

      Adhering to environmental standards above the national minimum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are primary stakeholders of a company?
    • A. 

      Employees of outsourcing companies

    • B. 

      Employees of subcontractors

    • C. 

      Employees of the company

    • D. 

      Employees of supplier companies

  • 7. 
    The UN Global Compact is between…
    • A. 

      Companies, governments and the UN

    • B. 

      Companies, the UN and NGOs

    • C. 

      Governments, companies and NGOs

    • D. 

      The UN, global business leaders and governments

  • 8. 
    Which of the following corporate governance practices is in accord with CSR?
    • A. 

      Stakeholder representation on boards

    • B. 

      Non-voting shares

    • C. 

      Overpaid executives

    • D. 

      Insider control of the board

  • 9. 
    The social enterprise is…
    • A. 

      An SME that is not-for-profit

    • B. 

      Between a for-profit business and a charity

    • C. 

      A not-for-profit enterprise

    • D. 

      A for-profit business in the social services sector

  • 10. 
    What caused the scandal in Volkswagen that led to a massive recall of vehicles?
    • A. 

      Failing to test cars for emissions

    • B. 

      Issuing incorrect emissions data

    • C. 

      Selling unsafe cars in the US

    • D. 

      Installing defeat devices to understate emissions