MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 1
MGT216 Final - 24 questions - Sample 1
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1 Which of the following is the art of solving difficult problems cases or deliberations through the careful application of moral principles A Metaethics B Casuistry C Special effects D Normative ethics 2 Ethical behavior is defined as A Metaethics B principles normsand staninrds agreed upon bv societv C a set of moral principles or values that guide an individual D rules of behavior set by the federal government 3 Which of the following describes normative ethics A It analyzes hidden presuppositions and brings them to light for critical scrutiny B It consists of studying and describing the morality of a people culture or society C It attempts to iustifv the basic principle of morality D It compares and contrasts different ethical systems codes practices and beliefs 4 Which of the following are the correct steps and order of steps in the ethical decision making process moral awareness moral behavior and moral cognition moral awareness moral iudgment and moral behavior moral judgment moral awareness and moral behavior moral awareness moral cognition and moral behavior cow 5 All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A Interest in business ethics began in the 1960s as researchers surveyed managers attitudes toward business ethics B The majority of companies now offer ethics training C The proliferation of uneth nl behavior isa problem primarily in American business organizations D When entering a new job most students believe they need to check their ethics at the door 6 Business ethics is typically which of the following A Metaethics B Special effects C Casuistry D Normative ethics 7 Weak organizational cultures are A undesirable because they lead to weak organizations B desirable if an organization has many subcultures C desirable if an organization wants behavioral consistency D desirable if an organization Wigs diversity of thought and action 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 Hypocritical leader B Unethical leader C Ethically neutral leader D Ethical leader 9 Why did the US Sentencing Commission begin to focus on the ethical culture of the organization in 2004 A Prior to 2004 researchers did not have a definition of ethical culture B Researchers had just recently introduced the idea of an ethical culture in 2002 C Prior to the change organizations used formgl progglms as window dressing D More and more consultants were discussing ethical culture in their programs 10 The SarbanesOxley Act of 2002 attempts to do which of the following A Creates a federal office for whistleblowers to report to B Provides protection for corporations with whistleblowers C Provides some protection for whistleblowers D Makes whistleblowing illegal 11 Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistleblowing to be morally obligatory A The employee has reported the serious threat to his or her immediate supervisor B The employee has exhausted the internal procedures and possibilities within the firm maybe even to the board of directors C The firm will do serious and considerable harm to employees or to the public D The whistleblower hgs 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 whistleblower has reason to believe that he or she will be seen as failing to be loyal to the company B The emplovee has reported the serious threat to his or her immediate supervisor C The employee has good reason to believe that by going public the necessary changes will be brought about 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 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 excellence in thinrt of living in society with others B The virtues are skills of discerning the rules and obeying them C The virtues are characterized by the habit of going along with the majority D The virtues are characterized by emphasizing the ends over the means 14 Which of the following is the highest virtue for Aristotle A Generosity B Courage M D Justice 15 Which of the following would be the conclusion a virtue ethicist might make of one who reacts to strong temptation by frequently giving in to it A The person by weak character B The person has an immoral character C The person has an excellent character D The person has a strong character 16 Which of the following is one of the moral responsibilities of management A Management is responsible to the shareholders B Management is responsible to the workers C Management is resnonsible to the boar d D Management is responsible to maximize profits 17 Which of the following is the general obligation derived from the system of free enterprise that holds that parties must be able to count on the actions of other agents with whom they interact A The obli2ation to live up to the contra cts into which one enters freelv B The obligation not to undermine the freedom and values of the system C The obligation to be fair in the transactions in which it engages D The obligation to do no harm 18 Which of the following is the general obligation derived from the system of free enterprise that is sometimes called the moral minimum A The obligation to live up to the contracts into which one enters freely B The obligation not to undermine the freedom and values of the system C The obligation to be fair in the transactions in which it engages D The obligation to do no harm 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 McWane Inc B AH Robbins C Johnson amp Johnson D Manville Corporation 20 In a 2002 poll which profession ranked last on the who do you trust scale A Accountants B Politicians C Lawyers D Chief executive officers 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 Manville Corporation B Union carbide C Merck D Exxon 22 All of the following statements are true EXCEPT A Individuals will interpret their experiences in a new culture in terms of that new culture B Culture is used to interpret the world C Culture can be defined as collective mental programming D Culture represents different patterns of believing 23 When dealing with an individual from a different culture which of the following is true A Negotiators generally do not adapt their negotiation behavior to that of the negotiation partner B Canadian and Japanese negotiators are the least exible to their negotiation partner s behavior C Negotiators generally adapt their negotiation behavior to that of the negotiation partner D American negotiators are the most exible to their negotiation partner s behavior 24 Which of the following is legal according to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA passed in 1977 A Kickbacks to Win overseas contracts B Bribes to political parties C Payments to highranking government officials D Grease Davments to lowerlevel government officiai
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