MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 2
MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 2
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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 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 iustllythe basic principle of morality 2 Special ethics applies to which of the following A It analyzes societal practices and their application to particular problems B It consists of studying and describing the morality of a people culture or society C It consists of applving general ethics to particular problems D It analyzes hidden presuppositions and brings them to light for critical scrutiny 3 Which of the following is the art of solving difficult problems cases or deliberations through the careful application of moral principles A Casuistry B Normative ethics C Metaethics D Special effects 4 All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A The proliferation of uneth nl behavior isa problem primarily in American business organizations B When entering a new job most students believe they need to check their ethics at the door C Interest in business ethics began in the 1960s as researchers surveyed managers attitudes toward business ethics D The majority of companies now offer ethics training 5 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 Business B Political science C Medicine D Philosophy 6 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 bv a bad barrel 7 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 Ethically neutral leader B Unethical leader C Hypocritical leader D Ethical leader 8 The moral person component of ethical leadership A shows that ethics and values are an important part of the leader s message B tells employees how the leader expects them to behave C demonstrates a reputation for ethical leadership among employees D tells employees how the leader is likely to behave 9 All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A An effective culture change may take at most 1 to 2 years B Any attempt to change an organization s ethics must consider the entire cultural system C New rules and values must be reinforced via training programs and reward systems D A cultural system includes both formal and informal systems 10 The SarbanesOxley Act of 2002 attempts to do which of the following A Provides some Drotection for whistleblowers B Provides protection for corporations with whistleblowers C Creates a federal office for whistleblowers to report to D Makes whistleblowing illegal 11 Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally obligatory A The firm will do serious and considerable harm to employees or to the public B The employee has exhausted the internal procedures and possibilities within the firm maybe even to the board of directors C The employee has reported the serious threat to his or her immediate supervisor D The whistleblower has documented evidence that would convince a reasonable impartial observer Mt one s view of the situation is correct and thit the companv s product poses a serious danger to the public 12 Whistleblowing is often thought to indicate the falsity of which common myth A The Myth of Moral Business B The Myth of Stakeholder Interest C The Myth of Shareholder Interest D The Mvth of Amoral Business 13 Sound judgment involves all EXCEPT which of the following A Experience B Careful deliberation C Morality D A welldeveloped moral sense 14 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 skills of excellence in the art of living in society with others C The virtues are characterized by emphasizing the ends over the means D The virtues are characterized by the habit of going along with the majority 15 Which of the following is the highest virtue for Aristotle A Courage B Generosity C Justice D Wisdom 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 not to undermine the freedom and values of the system B The obligation to live up to the contracts into which one enters freely C The obligation to do no harm D The obli2ation to be fair in the transactions in which it engag 17 Which of the following is one of the moral responsibilities of management A Management is responsible to the workers B Management is responsible to the shareholders C Management is responsible to maximize profits D Management is resnonsible to the boar d 18 Which of the following is not a part of the Triple Bottom Line A The environmental bottom line B The human resources bottom line C The social and ethical bottom line D The financial bottom line 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 AH Robbins B McWane Inc C Mgnville Cornorzm D Johnson amp Johnson 20 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 George W Bush 2004 C John F Kennedy 1962 D Theodore Roosevelt 1930 21 Despite a terrible disaster which company demonstrated its ability to act swiftly and compassionately for multiple shareholder groups affected by the chemical leak A Exxon B Union Carbide C Merck D Manville Corporation 22 When in Rome do as Romans do is an example of A Ethical relativism B Cultural imperialism C Ethical imperialism D Cultural relativism 23 When dealing with an individual from a different culture which of the following is true A American negotiators are the most exible to their negotiation partner s behavior B Canadian and Japanese negotiators are the least exible to their negotiation partner s behavior C Negotiators generally adapt their negotiation behgvior to t of the negotiation partner D Negotiators generally do not adapt their negotiation behavior to that of the negotiation partner 24 All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A Culture represents different patterns of believing B Culture is used to interpret the world C Culture can be defined as collective mental programming D Individuals Will interpret their experiences in a new culture in terms of that new culture
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