Essay on Law and Ethics in the Business Environment

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Question 1
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The best example of a source for virtue ethics for a business is
Answer
Selected Answer: the corporate mission statement.
Correct Answer: the corporate mission statement.
Question 2
4 out of 4 points
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All of the following are considered exceptions to the general rule that there is no duty to rescue except:
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Selected Answer:
Witnessing an accident – this creates a duty to step in and help the injured
Correct Answer:
Witnessing an accident – this creates a duty to step in and help the injured
Question 3
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Select the best definition of ethics:
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Selected Answer: a fairly clear cut set of guides for decision making.
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hire and fire management and select and appoint a chief executive
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Selected Answer:
III only
Correct Answer:
III only
Question 7
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According to Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which of the following is not a reason to allow corporations the right to spend money and advertise for political candidates?
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Selected Answer:
Political speech is the most important, and most protected, speech that exists. It is crucial to the democratic process that political speech be encouraged and heard.
Correct Answer:
The immense wealth of a corporation allows it to be the most accurate in providing messages to people.
Question 8
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Under the legal doctrine of “employment at will” an employee can be lawfully terminated from her job for:
I. wearing a shirt that clashes with her suit
II. any non-discriminatory reason
III. complaining about illegal activity in the workplace
IV. only for good cause
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Selected Answer:
b. II only
Correct Answer:
c. I and II
Question 9
4 out of 4 points
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There are several reasons why whistleblowing may not be protected on an international level. These include:
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Selected Answer:
Collective or collaborative cultures may frown on whistleblowing instead of working together to fix a problem.
Correct Answer:
Collective or collaborative cultures may frown on
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