MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 3
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1) Which of the following describes normative ethics? A. It consists of studying and describing the morality of a people, culture, or society. B. It attempts to justify the basic principle of morality. C. It analyzes hidden presuppositions and brings them to light for critical scrutiny. D. It compares and contrasts different ethical systems, codes, practices, and beliefs. 2) Ethical behavior is defined as A. principles, norms, and standards agreed upon by society B. a set of moral principles or values that guide an individual C. Metaethics D. rules of behavior set by the federal government 3) Which of the following describes metaethics? A. It attempts to justify the basic principle of morality. B. It compares and contrasts different ethical systems, codes, practices, and beliefs. C. It analyzes hidden presuppositions and brings them to light for critical scrutiny. D. It attempts to form into a related whole the various norms, rules, and values of a society’s morality. 4) The Myth of Amoral Business is consistent with which of the following? A. Businesses and people in business are unethical. B. Businesses and people in business are inherently ethical. C. Businesses and people in business are not explicitly concerned with ethics. D. Businesses and people in business are immoral. 5) All of the following statements are false EXCEPT A. Ethics cannot be taught because individuals come into an organization already as a bad apple. B. Bad apples are just a few individuals who spoil it for the rest of us. C. Bad barrels are caused by bad apples in an organization. D. Employees’ good behavior can be spoiled by a bad barrel. 6) Students in which area of study may need more ethics training because research has found that they rank lower in moral reasoning than other students? A. Political science B. Medicine C. Business D. Philosophy 7) Why did the U.S. Sentencing Commission begin to focus on the ethical culture of the organization in 2004? A. More and more consultants were discussing ethical culture in their programs. B. Prior to 2004, researchers did not have a definition of ethical culture. C. Prior to the change, organizations used formal programs as window dressing. D. Researchers had just recently introduced the idea of an ethical culture in 2002. 8) According to the Executive Ethical Leadership Reputation Matrix, which type of leader is an executive characterized as a weak moral person and a strong moral manager? A. Ethical leader B. Hypocritical leader C. Ethically neutral leader D. Unethical leader 9) The moral person component of ethical leadership A. tells employees how the leader is likely to behave B. demonstrates a reputation for ethical leadership among employees C. shows that ethics and values are an important part of the leader’s message D. tells employees how the leader expects them to behave 10) Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally permissible, but not morally obligatory? A. The employee has good reason to believe that by going public, the necessary changes will be brought about. B. The whistleblower has reason to believe that he or she will be seen as failing to be loyal to the company. C. The firm will do serious and considerable harm to employees or to the public. D. The whistleblower has documented evidence that would convince a reasonable, impartial observer that one’s view of the situation is correct. 11) Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally permissible, but not morally obligatory? A. The employee has good reason to believe that by going public, the necessary changes will be brought about. B. The employee has exhausted the internal procedures and possibilities within the firm, maybe even to the board of directors. C. The whistleblower has reason to believe that he or she will be seen as failing to be loyal to the company. D. The whistleblower has documented evidence that would convince a reasonable, impartial observer that one’s view of the situation is correct, and that the company’s product poses a serious danger to the public. 12) The SarbanesOxley Act of 2002 attempts to do which of the following? A. Makes whistleblowing illegal B. Creates a federal office for whistleblowers to report to C. Provides some protection for whistleblowers D. Provides protection for corporations with whistleblowers 13) Which of the following is a good definition of the virtues from the perspective of a virtue ethicist? A. The virtues are skills of discerning the rules and obeying them. B. The virtues are characterized by emphasizing the ends over the means. C. The virtues are skills of excellence in the art of living in society with others. D. The virtues are characterized by the habit of going along with the majority. 14) All actions by nations or companies involve, first and foremost, which of the following? A. Actions by corporate entities B. Actions by legislative bodies C. Actions by nation states D. Actions by individuals 15) Which of the following is the highest virtue, for Aristotle? A. Courage B. Justice C. Generosity D. Wisdom 16) Which of the following is one of the moral responsibilities of management? A. Management is responsible to the workers. B. Management is responsible to maximize profits. C. Management is responsible to the shareholders. D. Management is responsible to the board. 17) Which of the following is not true about the moral responsibilities of management? A. Management is responsible to the workers. B. Management is responsible to maximize profits. C. Management is responsible to the shareholders. D. Management is responsible to the board. 18) Which of the following is the general obligation derived from the system of free enterprise that covers the wide range of issues from just compensation to truth in advertising to providing the quality of goods or services that one represents oneself as providing? A. The obligation not to undermine the freedom and values of the system B. The obligation to do no harm C. The obligation to live up to the contracts into which one enters freely D. The obligation to be fair in the transactions in which it engages 19) In an example of failing to protect its employees, which company knew asbestos caused cancer as early as 1930, but lied to its employees and used several tactics to coverup the product’s effects? A. A.H. Robbins B. Manville Corporation C. McWane, Inc. D. Johnson & Johnson 20) In an example of a conflict of interest, which of the companies below conducted a series of offthebooks partnerships managed by the company’s executives to hide the organization’s debt, inflate its stock price, and benefit the executives financially? A. Enron B. Merrill Lynch C. Citicorp D. Adelphia 21) In an example of lack of product safety, which company waited 9 years to alert its customers that its birth control product causes severe pelvic inflammatory disease that may lead to miscarriages or severe childbirth defects? A. Merck B. Johnson & Johnson C. A.H. Robbins D. Adelphia 22) All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A. Organizations are not affected by the expatriate family’s ability to adjust to the new setting. B. Organizations are affected by the expatriate manager’s ability to adjust to the new setting. C. Foreign language proficiency is more important for nonEnglish speakers in Englishspeaking countries. D. Crosscultural training can help an expatriate manager better adjust to the new culture. 23) Which of the following is legal according to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) passed in 1977? A. Grease payments to lowerlevel government officials B. Payments to highranking government officials C. Bribes to political parties D. Kickbacks to win overseas contracts 24) The psychic distance paradox causes performance failures because A. when doing business in cultures that are perceived to be similar, managers prepare less and do not realize the cultures are actually quite different B. managers do not understand the culture’s behavior despite language proficiency C. expatriate managers are unable to connect with the local culture after moving from a similar culture D. negotiators who are working in a similar culture to their own perceive the two cultures as being significantly different
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