Ethics And Corporate Social Responsibility

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Question 1
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 Which of the following best describes morality?

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It is defined as the tool used to measure the level of social integration present in society.

B

It is the study of ethical values that are perceived in an organization.

C

It is the study of moral standards and their effect on behavior and conduct.

D

It is defined as the standards that people use to judge what is right or wrong, good or evil.

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Question 2
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 Which of the following is a direct benefit derived from CSR?

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CSR can improve a company's brand value.

B

CSR is responsible for bringing foreign direct investment.

C

CSR brings better productivity from the workforce.

D

CSR has a direct impact on debenture interest rate.

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Question 3
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 _____ is defined as the ethical philosophy claiming that behaviors are considered moral if they produce the greatest good for the greatest number of people.

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Consumerism

B

Totalitarianism

C

Utilitarianism

D

Kantianism

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Question 4
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 According to Kazuo Inamori, an employee in the first level of performance would

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neglect morality to gain economic benefits.

B

achieve results with a challenging spirit and positive attitude.

C

fail to achieve any sustainable results.

D

enjoy successful results without positive efforts.

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Question 5
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 _____ is an ethical philosophy claiming that motives are the most important aspect in judging what is right or wrong.

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Utilitarianism

B

Capitalism

C

Moralism

D

Kantianism

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Question 6
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 Someone who has been entrusted to make decisions on behalf of another party is called a

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mentor.
B
principal.
C
fiduciary.
D
subordinate.
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Question 7
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 Which of the following is true of virtue ethics?

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It claims that morality's primary function is to develop virtuous character.
B
It claims that profitability is the fundamental virtue for every organization.
C
It claims that an organization's morality is defined by its members.
D
It claims that a virtuous organization is always a successful one.
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Question 8
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 _____ is a subset of justice that claims that rules should be clearly stated, consistently obeyed, and impartially enforced.

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Distributive justice
B
Procedural justice
C
Retributive justice
D
Conditional justice
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Question 9
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 Which of the following best describes distributive justice?

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It is a subset of justice that deals with treatment of people within a society, an institution, or a state.
B
It is a subset of justice that deals with implementation of rules and regulations in an organization.
C
It is a subset of justice that deals with the distribution of wealth among members of a society.
D
It is a subset of justice claiming that rules should be clearly stated, consistently obeyed, and impartially enforced.
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Question 10
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 When making a decision, Sara prepares a cost-benefit analysis of all possible outcomes and selects the alternative that results in the greatest good for all affected parties. Sara subscribes to which ethical framework?

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Utilitarianism
B
Kantianism
C
Virtue ethics
D
Distributive justice (Egalitarianism)
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Question 11
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 The fact that companies exposed millions of Americans to asbestos while operating within the law provides support for

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the need for ethics in business.
B
the need for ethics in private life.
C
tax penalties on companies that do not practice CSR.
D
the need for more public relations campaigns.
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Question 12
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 When Monni evaluates employees, he considers their results as well as the attitude and process with which the results were obtained. Monni most likely subscribes to which ethical framework?

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Utilitarianism
B
Kantianism
C
Virtue ethics
D
Distributive justice (Egalitarianism)
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Question 13
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 A scientist receives a yearly grant from a pharmaceutical company that funds research on a new cancer drug. After conducting the research, the scientist learns that the new cancer drug is less effective compared to many other cancer drugs in the market. After the scientist shares this information with the company, they encourage him to "reanalyze the data" in order to find different results favorable to the pharmaceutical company. The company also suggests that if different results are not found, it will withdraw all research funding from the scientist. Which of the following is the scientist facing?

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A conflict of interest
B
A trade secret violation
C
A privacy violation
D
A whistle-blowing allegation
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Question 14
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 Leslie has been hired as an executive to make decisions on behalf of the company and its shareholders. Leslie is now in a(n)

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fiduciary relationship with the shareholders.
B
ordinary business relationship with the company.
C
CSR relationship with the company and its shareholders.
D
utilitarian relationship with the company and its shareholders.
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Question 15
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 Jim, a programing expert at CL Corp., creates a new software program. However, before he can reveal his program, he receives an attractive employment offer from a rival company. Jim resigns from CL Corp. and accepts the rival company's offer, and he mentions the new software to his new employer. In this scenario, Jim is

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engaging in a conflict of interest.
B
revealing a trade secret.
C
competing fairly in the open market.
D
violating employee privacy.
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Question 16
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 Gary has been charged with the task of establishing business relationships in a foreign country where it is customary to lavish decision makers with expensive gifts. Gary is faced with the ethical dilemma of

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CSR.
B
conflict of interest.
C
bribery.
D
insider trading.
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Question 17
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 Maynard Inc., a construction company, planned to set up operations in a foreign country. However, due to bureaucracy problems and paperwork delays in the local government offices, the company was unable to begin operations. The company distributed gifts and holiday vouchers to officials present in the local offices in order to speed up the paperwork. In this scenario, Maynard Inc. is engaged in

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bid-rigging.
B
whistle-blowing.
C
bribery.
D
moral discrimination.
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Question 18
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 Which of the following best defines whistle-blowing?

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It is the attempt to influence a bidding process by providing monetary or non-monetary benefits to officials engaged in the process.
B
It is the attempt to gain an unfair advantage by providing monetary benefits to governmental officials.
C
It is the release of trade secrets by a member of an organization to a rival organization engaged in the same business or trade.
D
It is the release of information by a member of an organization that is evidence of illegal or immoral conduct to the company's executives or outside regulatory agencies.
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Question 19
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 Whistle-blowers usually report problems with the firm because

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they believe the firm will lose profits.
B
they believe it is their ethical duty to report the problem.
C
the firm needs to be more socially responsible.
D
they will receive extra compensation from the government.
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Question 20
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 Jake, a corporate accountant, works for a manufacturing firm. During an annual accounts review, he noticed that there were certain discrepancies in the accounts. He determined that top management was involved in manipulation of the accounts and reported this to the federal authorities. In this scenario, Jake is

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engaged in bribery.
B
revealing trade secrets.
C
engaged in whistle-blowing.
D
engaged in bid-rigging.
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