Test Bank Business Ethics 5th Edition by Andrew Crane A+

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Test Bank Business Ethics 5th Edition by Andrew Crane A+

Test Bank Business Ethics 5th Edition by Andrew Crane A+

$35.00
Test Bank Business Ethics 5th Edition by Andrew Crane A+

Title: Chapter 1 - Question 1

01) Issues relating to business ethics often lead to _______ conflict, where there may simply not be a(n) _______ correct answer. Therefore, it may not just be a case of deciding between right and wrong but often at an individual level it involves deciding between different courses of action that different _______ both believe to be right or wrong.

a. Value, Subjectively, Organizations

Feedback: Business ethics are not always clear correct and often stray into very grey areas due to value conflict where an objectively correct answer simply does not exist, therefore it can often be a case of trying to understand and reconcile different actors’ points of view.

Page reference: p.6

*b. Value, Objectively, Actors

Feedback: Business ethics are not always clear correct and often stray into very grey areas due to value conflict where an objectively correct answer simply does not exist, therefore it can often be a case of trying to understand and reconcile different actors’ points of view.

Page reference: p.6

c. Economic, Objectively, Actors

Feedback: Business ethics are not always clear correct and often stray into very grey areas due to value conflict where an objectively correct answer simply does not exist, therefore it can often be a case of trying to understand and reconcile different actors’ points of view.

Page reference: p.6

d. Economic, Subjectively, Organizations

Feedback: Business ethics are not always clear correct and often stray into very grey areas due to value conflict where an objectively correct answer simply does not exist, therefore it can often be a case of trying to understand and reconcile different actors’ points of view.

Page reference: p.6

Type: multiple choice question

Title: Chapter 1 - Question 2

02) Which of the following statements regarding morality and ethics are correct?

  1. Morality is concerned with norms, values and beliefs embedded in social processes
  2. Ethics define what is right and wrong for an individual or community
  3. Morality is concerned with the study of ethics and the application of reason to elucidate specific rules and principles
  4. Ethical theories are the codification of rules and principles

*a. 1,4

Feedback: Statements 1 and 4 are correct. Morality is concerned with the norms, values, and beliefs embedded in social processes which define right and wrong for an individual or a community. Ethics is concerned with the study of morality and the application of reason to elucidate specific rules and principles that determine morally acceptable course of actions. Ethical theories are the codification of these rules and principles.

b. 1,3

Feedback: Statements 1 and 4 are correct. Morality is concerned with the norms, values, and beliefs embedded in social processes which define right and wrong for an individual or a community. Ethics is concerned with the study of morality and the application of reason to elucidate specific rules and principles that determine morally acceptable course of actions. Ethical theories are the codification of these rules and principles.

c. 1,2,3

Feedback: Statements 1 and 4 are correct. Morality is concerned with the norms, values, and beliefs embedded in social processes which define right and wrong for an individual or a community. Ethics is concerned with the study of morality and the application of reason to elucidate specific rules and principles that determine morally acceptable course of actions. Ethical theories are the codification of these rules and principles.

d. 1,2,3,4

Feedback: Statements 1 and 4 are correct. Morality is concerned with the norms, values, and beliefs embedded in social processes which define right and wrong for an individual or a community. Ethics is concerned with the study of morality and the application of reason to elucidate specific rules and principles that determine morally acceptable course of actions. Ethical theories are the codification of these rules and principles.

Type: multiple response question

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 03

03) Which of the three following factors characterise public sector organisations engagement with ethical issues?

a. Informal organisational structure, Accountability to general public, Focus on employee and community issues

Feedback: Public sector organisations are often characterised by formal, bureaucratic organisational structures, as well as being accountable to the general public and higher-level government organizations, and conflict of interest and corruption are key ethical priorities.

Page reference: p.16-17

b. Formal organisational structure, Accountability to shareholders, Focus on employee and community issues

Feedback: Public sector organisations are often characterised by formal, bureaucratic organisational structures, as well as being accountable to the general public and higher-level government organizations, and conflict of interest and corruption are key ethical priorities.

Page reference: p.16-17

c. Informal organisational structure, Accountability to Shareholders, Focus on conflict of interests

Feedback: Public sector organisations are often characterised by formal, bureaucratic organisational structures, as well as being accountable to the general public and higher-level government organizations, and conflict of interest and corruption are key ethical priorities.

Page reference: p.16-17

*d. Formal organisational structure, Accountability to general public, Focus on conflict of interests

Feedback: Public sector organisations are often characterised by formal, bureaucratic organisational structures, as well as being accountable to the general public and higher-level government organizations, and conflict of interest and corruption are key ethical priorities.

Page reference: p.16-17

Type: fill-in-blank

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 04

04) The following sentence describes the relationship between morality, ethics and ethical theory. Fill in the missing word. Ethics rationalizes morality to produce ethical _______ that can be applied to any situation.

Feedback: Ethics rationalizes morality to produce ethical theory that can be applied to any situation. For a graphical depiction, see Figure 1.2.

Page reference: p.8-9

a. Theory

Type: multiple response question

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 05

05) An information and mobile technology company might call itself ethical because it... Please select all that apply.

*a. Ensures that its pricing practices are fair

Feedback: All are possible reasons an information and mobile technology company to call itself ethical.

Page reference: p.15

*b. Protects children from harmful materials

Feedback: All are possible reasons an information and mobile technology company to call itself ethical.

Page reference: p.15

*c. Provides philanthropic support for related causes (e.g. human rights).

Feedback: All are possible reasons an information and mobile technology company to call itself ethical.

Page reference: p.15

*d. Manages and reduces its carbon emissions

Feedback: All are possible reasons an information and mobile technology company to call itself ethical.

Page reference: p.15

Type: matching question

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 06

06) Match the different types of organization with their different approaches to managing ethics.

Feedback: Different kinds of organizations also face different priorities in addressing business ethics, have different constraints, and are responsible or accountable to different kinds of stakeholder. See Figure 1.5.

Page reference: p.16

a. Large corporation = Formal, public-relations and/or systems-based

Feedback: Different kinds of organizations also face different priorities in addressing business ethics, have different constraints, and are responsible or accountable to different kinds of stakeholder. See Figure 1.5.

Page reference: p.16

b. Small business = Informal, trust-based

Feedback: Different kinds of organizations also face different priorities in addressing business ethics, have different constraints, and are responsible or accountable to different kinds of stakeholder. See Figure 1.5.

Page reference: p.16

c. Civil society organization = Informal, values-based

Feedback: Different kinds of organizations also face different priorities in addressing business ethics, have different constraints, and are responsible or accountable to different kinds of stakeholder. See Figure 1.5.

Page reference: p.16

d. Public sector organization = Formal, bureaucratic

Feedback: Different kinds of organizations also face different priorities in addressing business ethics, have different constraints, and are responsible or accountable to different kinds of stakeholder. See Figure 1.5.

Page reference: p.16

Type: fill-in-blank

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 07

07) According to Crane et al, globalization as defined in terms of the deterritorialization of economic activities is particularly relevant for business ethics, and this is evident in three areas – culture, law, and ______________.

Feedback: According to Crane et al, globalization as defined in terms of the deterritorialization of economic activities is particularly relevant for business ethics, and this is evident in three areas – culture, law, and accountability.

Page reference: p.20-22

a. Accountability

Type: multiple choice question

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 08

08) There are clear regional differences in business ethics. Read the following statements carefully and decide which of the following is correct.

a. In North America, the key actors in business ethics are government, trade unions and corporate associations. In Europe it is government and corporations, while in Asia it is the corporation.

Feedback: In Europe, the key actors in business ethics are government, trade unions and corporate associations. In Asia it is government and corporations, while in North America it is the corporation.

Page reference: p.23-25

*b. Key issues in business ethics in Asia are corporate governance and accountability. In North America they are misconduct and immorality in single decision situations. In Europe, key issues in business ethics are social issues in organizing the framework of business.

Feedback: Key issues in business ethics in Asia are corporate governance and accountability. In North America they are misconduct and immorality in single decision situations. In Europe, key issues in business ethics are social issues in organizing the framework of business.

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