Test Bank for Understanding Business Ethics,  2nd Edition, Peter A Stanwick

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    Table of contents:

    Chapter 1: The Foundation of Ethical Thought
    The Role of Morals
    The Foundation of Ethical Theory
    Teleological Frameworks
    Deontological Frameworks
    Seven Guiding Principles to Support Ethical Actions
    The Seven Deadly Sins
    The Trolley Problem
    Global Business Standards Codex
    Chapter 2: The Evolving Complexities of Business Ethics
    The Global Complexity of Business Ethics
    History of Business Ethics
    The Role of Integrity
    Specific Behaviors of High Integrity
    Is Everyone Unethical?
    The Cheating Culture
    Grade Inflation and the Institutional Pressure to Cheat
    The Role of Technology and Cheating
    Generational Differences Pertaining to Ethics
    The Role of Trust in Ethical Conduct
    Chapter 3: Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility
    What Is a Stakeholder?
    Management’s Response to Stakeholders
    The Ability to Build Trust with the Stakeholders
    The Role of Stakeholder Communications
    Triple Bottom Line Reporting
    The Benefit Corporation
    Suppliers as Stakeholders
    Customers as Stakeholders
    Government as a Stakeholder
    NGOs as Stakeholders
    Local Community and Society as Stakeholders
    The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility
    Alternative Firm Configurations to Address Stakeholder Issues
    The Role of Corporate Reputation
    The Role of Corporate Philanthropy
    Part II: Internal Focus of Ethical Issues
    Chapter 4: Ethics and Financial Reporting
    Ethics and Financial Reporting
    The Role of Creative Accounting
    The History of Ponzi Schemes
    The Role Of Insider Trading As An Ethical Issue
    Ethical Philosophies and Accounting Issues
    The Role of Financial Reporting
    The Objectives of Financial Reporting
    Where Were the Auditors?
    Responsibilities of Management
    The Use of Heuristics in Auditing
    Responsibilities of Auditors
    Responsibilities of Audit Committees
    AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
    Components of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
    Section 404—Internal Controls
    A Comprehensive Model of Top Management Fraud
    Accounting Shenanigans or Tricks of the Trade
    Chapter 5: Ethical Leadership and Corporate Governance
    Ethical Leadership
    A Manager’s Ability to Develop Trust, Commitment, and Effort
    The Responsibility of Managers
    The Transformation From Moral Person to Ethical Leader
    Ethics and Corporate Governance
    Board of Directors
    The Role of the Board of Directors
    A Contingent Perspective of Corporate Governance
    Ethics and the Structure of the Board of Directors
    The Benefits of a Strong Board of Directors
    CEO Compensation and Ethical Reputation
    Ethical Viewpoints Explaining CEO Compensation
    Corporate Governance and Stakeholders
    Chapter 6: Strategic Planning, Corporate Culture, and Corporate Compliance
    Ethics and Strategic Planning
    The Ethical Cycle
    Using Strategic Ethical Decisions to Build Character
    Is There a Link Between Strategic Planning and an Ethical Culture?
    How to Address Strategic Ethical Decision Making From a Global Perspective
    How to Address Ethical Crisis and Disaster Recovery
    Corporate Culture
    Evaluation of Corporate Culture
    Using Organizational Integrity to Link Corporate Culture to Corporate Compliance
    Ethics and Corporate Compliance
    The U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations
    The Challenge of Compliance
    Corporate Compliance Systems and Global Corruption
    Chapter 7: Decision Making and Human Resource Issues
    Ethical Decision Making: Kohlberg’s Six Stages of Moral Development
    The Role of Emotion in Moral Decision Making
    Rationalizing Unethical Behaviors
    Ethical Decision Making and Moral Intensity
    The Role of Power and Influence in Ethical Decisions
    Human Resource Issues
    The Role of Workplace Diversity
    Ethical Climate and Organizational Misbehavior
    Sexual Harassment and Sexual Discrimination
    Office Bullying
    Employee Monitoring
    The Ethical Issues Related to Extreme Jobs
    Part III: External Focus of Ethical Issues
    Chapter 8: Ethics and the Environment
    The Tragedy of the Commons
    Natural Environment as a Stakeholder
    Natural Environment as a Competitive Advantage
    Voluntary Environmental Compliance
    What Does It Mean to Be Green?
    Employees as Environmental Stakeholders
    NGOs as Environmental Stakeholders
    Communicating the Firm’s Environmental Commitment to Its Stakeholders
    United States Government Regulations
    Environmental Accounting Issues
    Environmental Justice
    Environmental Sustainability
    Ethics and Climate Change
    Climate Change as a Strategic Option
    The Effects of Climate Change on the Firm
    A Firm’s Carbon Footprint
    Chapter 9: Ethics and Information Technology
    Why Are Information Technology Ethical Issues Important?
    Management Issues and Policy Areas for Information Technology
    The Next Step: Critical Analysis
    Privacy of Employees
    Types of Computer Monitoring
    Telephone Monitoring
    Privacy of Customers
    The Challenge of Technology
    The Role of Government Regulations
    The Volunteer Censoring of Internet Search Information
    Technology-Based Fraud
    Internet Attacks
    Chapter 10: Marketing and Advertising
    Alternative Views of the Foundation of Marketing and Advertising
    Green Marketing
    Ethical Consumer Behavior
    Relationship Marketing and Privacy
    The Role of Consumer Boycotts
    The Ethical Challenges of Product Recalls
    The Reasons for Recalls
    The Steps of a Recall
    Financial Costs of a Recall
    The Ethics of Fair Pricing
    Ethics of Purchasing and Sales
    False and Misleading Advertising
    The Eventual Truth in Advertising
    Advertising to Children
    The Sydney Principles
    The Magic of Disney
    Chapter 11: Ethical Issues in the Developing World
    The Bottom of the Pyramid
    New Generation Business Strategies for the Bottom of the Pyramid
    Social Entrepreneurship
    Fair Trade
    Human Rights
    Poverty and Hunger
    Food Versus Fuel
    The UN Millennium Development Goals
    Part IV: Developing and Evaluating a Strong Ethical Focus
    Chapter 12: Establishing a Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines
    Role of a Code of Ethics
    Code of Ethics and Stakeholders
    Benefits of a Code of Ethics
    Content of a Code of Ethics
    The Role of Total Responsibility Management and a Code of Ethics
    Steps for an Effective Code of Ethics
    Value of a Code of Ethics
    How to Make a Code of Ethics More Effective
    Examples of Codes of Ethics
    Role of Government Regulations
    Global Code of Ethics
    Chapter 13: Evaluating Corporate Ethics
    Why Firms Need Ethics Training Programs
    Establishing an Ethics Training Program
    Establishing a Global Ethics Training Program
    Benefits of an Ethics Training Program
    Enforcement and the Ethics Training Program
    Sending the Right Message to the Employees
    Corporate Ethics Officers
    Ethical Auditing
    Components of the Ethical Audit
    Government Regulations and Whistle-Blowing
    Evaluation of Ethics and Stakeholders
    Part V: Cases
    Case 1: Bernard Madoff: How “One Big Lie” Can Destroy Thousands of Lives
    Case 2: Siemens: How the Greased Wheels Slid off the Ethical Track
    Case 3: TOMS Shoes: Helping Soles All Over the World
    Disney Citizenship: Lending a Mouse Ear to Hear How to Help Society
    Case 4: World Food Programme: A Quarter a Day Keeps the Hunger Away
    Case 5: Rupert Murdoch and News Corporation: All the News That’s Fit to Hack
    Case 6: Enron: Were They the Crookedest Guys in the Room?
    Case 7: Google: Don’t Be Evil Unless…
    Case 8: Health South: The Rise and Fall of the Scrushy Empire
    Case 9: De Beers and the Conflict Diamonds: A Monopoly Doesn’t Last Forever
    Case 10: Interface: More Than Just a Carpet Company
    Case 11: Facebook and Privacy: Big Brother “Likes” Us
    Case 12: Outsourcing at Mattel: Elmo Sad… Elmo Covered in Lead Paint
    Case 13: GM and the Ignition Switch: It Is Deja Vu All Over Again
    Case 14: Mc Wane: A Dangerous Business
    Case 15: Merck’s Vioxx: How Would You Interpret the Data?
    Case 16: Music Industry: Ethical Issues in a Digital Age
    Case 17: Apple Outsourcing in China: i Sweatshop?
    Case 18: Patagonia: Don’t Buy Our Stuff
    Case 19: Tokyo Electric Power and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Disaster: A Tsunami of Problems
    Case 20: Tyco: I’m Sure That It’s a Really Nice Shower Curtain
    Case 21: Olympus: A Corporate Governance Picture That Was Out of Focus
    Case 22: Wal-Mart: But We Do Give Them a 10% Employee Discount
    Case 23: World Com: Can You Hear the Lawsuits Now?
    Case 24: BP and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster: “I Would Like My Life Back”
    Case 25: Greyston Bakery: The Zen of Philanthropy


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