ETH 316 Week 5 Final Exam consisting of 25 questions.

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ETH 316 Week
5 Final Exam consisting of 25 questions.

Individual Final Examination

Prepare to take the final examination. Faculty to
create final exam materials.1.        Discarding
the few “bad applies” will not solve all of the ethical problems        within an organization.  (True/False)

2.   Good character is not the main factor
determining whether an individual        acts
ethically within an organization.   (True/False)


3.   Federal laws define what is ethical.  Therefore, all unethical behavior is   considered unlawful.  (True/False)


4.        When
employees come to an organization, they have already developed        into “good’ or “bad” apples.  Therefore, there is much a manager can do to impact an employee’s ethical behavior.  (True/False)


5.        Managers
at the top levels of an organization report feeling less pressured     to compromise their ethics.  (True/False)


6.   Media coverage cannot positively influence an
organization’s reputation allowing it to
charge premium prices and attract better applicants and    investors.  (True/False)


7.        Like
managers, employees are generally concerned about the ethical behavior of the organization they work
for.  (True/False)


8.   An organization cannot be convicted of a
crime even if only one employee     breaks
the law.  (True/False)


9.   Most business managers rely on a
deontological approach.  (True/False)


10. Although all of the philosophical approaches
have limitations, an individual    must
choose two and follow their guidance in every situation.  (True/False)


11. Generally ethical dilemmas are not
routine.  Therefore, there is a way that   an individual can be prepared or informed for
a problem ahead of time.      (True/False)


12. If an individual does not recognize that he or
she is facing an ethical    dilemma, then
moral judgment is likely to occur. (True/False)


13. Ethical conflict is almost exclusively
influenced by individual differences.         (True/False)


14. There are no major differences in levels of
moral reasoning between men       and
women.  (True/False)


15. Which of the following is true?

       a. Moral reasoning cannot be increased
through training.

       b. A more-principled individual is more
likely to cheat.

       c. When an organizations’ leader is
characterized by high moral                        development, the entire ethical climate of
the organization is weaker.

       d. Employee satisfaction and commitment
are related to the leader’s                    moral development. 


16.     Research
has shown that the best way to encourage ethical behavior is to       create an organizational culture that is
built to enhance employee     engagement.  (True/False)


17. One of a manager’s least important
responsibilities is to bring good people     into
the organization.  (True/False)


18. According to a survey of executives, most
respondents would rather tell the truth
to employees about performance than not to confront them about   performance problems.  (True/False)


19. People do want to believe that the world
operates on the principles of      fairness


20. One of the most common faults in ethical
decision making is not to ignore       the
long-term consequences of a decision. 


21. Because common ethical problems exist across
virtually all organizations,        formal
programs designed for ethics do not work well as “one size does not        fit all.” 


22. The more a firm demands unquestioning obedience
to authority, the less        likely the
firm will experience higher levels of unethical conduct among    employees. 


23. It is unethical for managers to “control”
employees’ ethical behavior through
direct management and the organization’s formal and informal   cultural systems.  (True/False)


24. ________________ students may need more ethics
training because      research has found
that they rank lower in moral reasoning than other       students.                                                                                a) 

political science




25. Any organization that does not fulfill its
philanthropic responsibilities is     acting
ethically.  (True/False)
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