MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 5
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1) Ethical behavior is defined as A. a set of moral principles or values that guide an individual B. principles, norms, and standards agreed upon by society C. Metaethics D. rules of behavior set by the federal government 2) Which of the following describes normative ethics? A. It attempts to justify the basic principle of morality. B. It consists of studying and describing the morality of a people, culture, or society. 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. 3) Which of the following describes metaethics? A. It compares and contrasts different ethical systems, codes, practices, and beliefs. 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 attempts to form into a related whole the various norms, rules, and values of a society’s morality. 4) Which of the following are the correct steps and order of steps in the ethical decision making process? A. moral judgment, moral awareness, and moral behavior B. moral awareness, moral behavior, and moral cognition C. moral awareness, moral judgment, and moral behavior D. moral awareness, moral cognition, and moral behavior 5) Business ethics is typically which of the following? A. Special effects B. Metaethics C. Casuistry D. Normative ethics 6) All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A. The majority of companies now offer ethics training. B. Interest in business ethics began in the 1960s as researchers surveyed managers’ attitudes toward business ethics. C. The proliferation of unethical behavior is a problem primarily in American business organizations. D. When entering a new job, most students believe they need to check their ethics at the door. 7) All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A. Any attempt to change an organization’s ethics must consider the entire cultural system. B. New rules and values must be reinforced via training programs and reward systems. C. An effective culture change may take at most 1 to 2 years. D. A cultural system includes both formal and informal systems. 8) According to the Executive Ethical Leadership Reputation Matrix, which type of leader is an executive characterized as a strong moral person and a strong moral manager? A. Unethical leader B. Hypocritical leader C. Ethically neutral leader D. Ethical leader 9) Weak organizational cultures are A. desirable if an organization has many subcultures B. undesirable because they lead to weak organizations C. desirable if an organization wants behavioral consistency D. desirable if an organization wants diversity of thought and action 10) Whistleblowing is often thought to indicate the falsity of which common myth? A. The Myth of Stakeholder Interest B. The Myth of Shareholder Interest C. The Myth of Moral Business D. The Myth of Amoral Business 11) Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally obligatory? A. The employee has exhausted the internal procedures and possibilities within the firm, maybe even to the board of directors. B. The employee has reported the serious threat to his or her immediate supervisor. 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, and that the company’s product poses a serious danger to the public. 12) Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally permissible, but not morally obligatory? A. The employee has reported the serious threat to his or her immediate supervisor. B. 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. C. The whistleblower has reason to believe that he or she will be seen as failing to be loyal to the company. D. The employee has good reason to believe that by going public, the necessary changes will be brought about. 13) Which of the following is the highest virtue, for Aristotle? A. Wisdom B. Courage C. Generosity D. Justice 14) Sound judgment involves all EXCEPT which of the following? A. A welldeveloped moral sense B. Experience C. Careful deliberation D. Morality 15) Which of the following describes a moral ideal? A. A pleasure or happiness B. A disposition C. A talent or ability D. A goal toward which we can strive 16) 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 to be fair in the transactions in which it engages B. The obligation not to undermine the freedom and values of the system C. The obligation to live up to the contracts into which one enters freely D. The obligation to do no harm 17) Which of the following is not true about the moral responsibilities of management? A. Management is responsible to the board. B. Management is responsible to the workers. C. Management is responsible to the shareholders. D. Management is responsible to maximize profits. 18) Which of the following is not a part of the Triple Bottom Line? A. The financial bottom line B. The environmental bottom line C. The human resources bottom line D. The social and ethical bottom line 19) The idea that consumers have the right to safety, right to be heard, right to choose, and right to be informed came from which president in which year? A. The Food and Drug Act; 1906 B. John F. Kennedy; 1962 C. George W. Bush; 2004 D. Theodore Roosevelt; 1930 20) 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. A.H. Robbins C. Adelphia D. Johnson & Johnson 21) 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 22) All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A. Culture represents different patterns of believing. B. Culture is used to interpret the world. C. Individuals will interpret their experiences in a new culture in terms of that new culture. D. Culture can be defined as collective mental programming. 23) “When in Rome, do as Romans do” is an example of A. Ethical relativism B. Cultural imperialism C. Cultural relativism D. Ethical imperialism 24) When dealing with an individual from a different culture, which of the following is true? A. American negotiators are the most flexible to their negotiation partner’s behavior. B. Canadian and Japanese negotiators are the least flexible to their negotiation partner’s behavior. C. Negotiators generally do not adapt their negotiation behavior to that of the negotiation partner. D. Negotiators generally adapt their negotiation behavior to that of the negotiation partner.
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