Ethical Business Conduct Policy Quiz -may 2012

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Ethical Business Conduct Policy Quiz -may 2012

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     You are a general manager.  You receive a telephone call from a man identifying himself as a federal investigator.  He tells you that he needs the address, date of birth, and social security number for an associate that he identifies by name.               You should:   
    • A. 

      Give him the information

    • B. 

      Tell him he will need to send a written request for the information to Stein Mart's human resources department and that he will need to include a writen consent to the release of information signed by the associate

    • C. 

      Tell him it would be easier if he came into the store to review the file because you've got a corporate visit and a 12-Hour sale this week and you do not have time to be going through personnel files

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Any person who violates Stein Mart's ethics policy is subject to: 
    • A. 

      Termination

    • B. 

      Prosecution

    • C. 

      Civil Action

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    A vendor from Dallas is making a visit to the corporate office.  During conversation, it is noted that the Buyer is planning a trip to Dallas to visit family.  The vendor offers to fly the Buyer back to Dallas on the Company plane.  The Buyer should: 
    • A. 

      Decline the offer

    • B. 

      Accept the offer since there will be no additional cost to the vendor

    • C. 

      Offer to pay a nominal amount for the flight

    • D. 

      Ask their DMM for their approval

  • 4. 
    A vendor offers to pay the costs of a Buyer's baby shower.  The Buyer should: 
    • A. 

      Say that she can accept a gift only

    • B. 

      Accept the offer since the cost will be minimal

    • C. 

      Refuse the offer

    • D. 

      Make sure her DMM knows about it

  • 5. 
    If your state allows for the concealment of a firearm in a vehicle, you may not: 
    • A. 

      Bring it onto Stein Mart property

    • B. 

      Exhibit it to someone in the parking lot

    • C. 

      Use it for defensive purposes

    • D. 

      Both A & B are correct

  • 6. 
    You own shares of Company stock in a Fidelity brokerage account, and also own additional Stein Mart shares in a Scottrade account.  Stein Mart is in a blackout period, but you want to sell shares today.  You can: 
    • A. 

      Sell the shares in the Scottrade account, but not the Fidelity account

    • B. 

      Sell any shares you want to

    • C. 

      Have your spouse sell the Scottrade shares

    • D. 

      Not sell any shares

  • 7. 
    A vendor invites a Buyer and their family to use a private beach club once a month, at no cost to either the Buyer or Vendor.  The Buyer can: 
    • A. 

      Accept the offer since it involves no cost to the vendor

    • B. 

      Decline the offer

    • C. 

      Accept the offer, but limit the number of times of use and notify the SVP, Internal Audit, Safety & Security

    • D. 

      Accept the offer, but offer to pay a nominal amount

  • 8. 
    A store General Manager is unsure how long certain records are to be kept.  She should: 
    • A. 

      Contact the Accounting Department

    • B. 

      Ask a more senior GM

    • C. 

      Keep the records for seven years

    • D. 

      Both A & C are correct

  • 9. 
    The spouse of a Buyer is also a vendor rep.  He sells a product that Stein Mart normally carries, but it is not sold in her department.  Before he can sell to Stein Mart she should: 
    • A. 

      Make a full disclosure to the SVP, Internal Audit, Safety & Security and obtain approval

    • B. 

      Make a full disclosure to the EVP/Chief Merchandising Officer and obtain approval

    • C. 

      Make sure that her DMM approves

    • D. 

      Both B & C are correct

  • 10. 
    A store General Manager's brother-in-law is a carpenter.  He can: 
    • A. 

      Hire him as long as his District Director approves it

    • B. 

      Hire him as long as the total paid to him is less than $200

    • C. 

      Not hire him, unless approved by the Company SVP, Internal Audit, Safety & Security

    • D. 

      Both A & B are correct