Ethics Matters Self Test

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Ethics Matters Self Test

Ethics Test for Individuals


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is it Ethical to overpromise to win a customer, gain support for a pet project or avoid confrontation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 2. 
    Cindy knows that a office manager is over ordering on certain office supplies (to take home for personal use), because this does not directly involve her, she chooses not to report this. Does this make her as gulity as the person committing the act if management were to find out?  
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 3. 
    Rob is aware of a Business Manager that is not following by policy for file apporval. He wants to report this but is worried the BM will retaliate. According to PINNACLE Policy should Rob be worried that the BM will retaliate against him if he makes a report against him/her?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 4. 
    Amy's best friend works for Pinnacle as an IM and recently got Amy a job working on property as an Assistant Manager. Amy is unaware that the IM and BM of the property are lying on reports. Amy notices that there are discrepancies on the reports, but does not say anything. A week later the VP contacts the employees to question their knowledge on the discrepancies. Because Amy signed off on several reports the VP feels she must have noticed the differences. The IM tell Amy she is not to say anything because of their friendship. Is Amy's position going to be in jeopardy if she refuses to participate in the investigation?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 5. 
    Is it Ethical if you hear associate tell a coworker that she/he is not allowed to do something because of their specific religion?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 6. 
    You continuously hear some coworkers having inappropriate conversations about other employees on a daily basis. Is this considered harassment?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Joe often leaves his chair in the middle of the isle at work. He also keeps old food and other untiey things on his desk. This is not keep a safe and healthy working environment for other associates to work in, you do?
    • A. 

      Say something to Joe, in front of other coworkers

    • B. 

      Advise your supervisor of the problem as you do not want to embarrass Joe

    • C. 

      Write Joe an anonymous letter

  • 8. 
    Is it conflict of interest, If Jean hires his sister for housekeeping and does her payroll, but not disclose that they are directly related?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 9. 
    Rumors, swearing, verbal abuse, pranks, arguments, property damage, vandalism, sabotage, pushing, theft, physical assaults, psychological trauma, anger-related incidents, rape, arson and murder are all examples of
    • A. 

      Helping out your coworkers, in the Workplace

    • B. 

      Violence in the Workplace

    • C. 

      Safe and Healthy environment

  • 10. 
    To make ends meets, Bob uses the petty cash to buy some personal items and expensed them as business charges. Because Bob plans to repay the barrowed money does this make it okay?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Is it okay to come to an agreement with a competitor about delaying price increases and implementing discount programs?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 12. 
    You do not feel comfortable going to your supervisor with an issue. What should be the first thing that you do?
    • A. 

      Call / Email head of HR

    • B. 

      Look at the Concern Resolution Process

  • 13. 
    Kate over hears Eric on the phone, disclosing information that is confidential to the company; she also notices that he is not giving true and accurate information. Should Kate report this immediately?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Depends

  • 14. 
    My property/department routinely orders logo items such as sweatshirts and golf shirts to give to customers. Even though these items are given to clients for free, it is not okay for me to take items for my own personal use.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Chris recently submitted a falsified doctor's note excusing her from work for two months and she was approved for paid medical leave. This is an example of
    • A. 

      Good Faith

    • B. 

      Looking for the best interest of the company

    • C. 

      Fraud, Waste and Abuse

  • 16. 
    Client Satisfaction is always top priority.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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