Chapter 5 business ethics
the impact of profits on people
the impact of profits on the planet
the ____ public relations impact
the safety risks for ____ and employees
you are starting a new company. You want your employees to act ethically. What will you NOT do? ____
Olivia makes a statement on her Twitter account that casts a negative light on her employer. Her manager fires her for violating her company’s social media policy. Olivia claims that federal law prohibits her from being fired. Does she have _____
Let employees know that only short-run profits matter
yes, because federal labor law protects employees’ right to engage in “concerted activities”
Outcome-based ethics looks at the impact of decisions on key _____.
Every person has certain duties to others, including humans and the planet____ ethics is rooted in this principle.
a firm’s owners (shareholders)
a firm’s employees
Which of the following philosophers is most associated with general guiding principles for moral behavior?
Individuals should evaluate their actions in light of the consequences that would follow if everyone in society acted in the same way. This is called the
is a philosophical theory developed by two British philosophers, Bentham and Mill.
Drag and Drop the appropriate terms into the spaces provided.
A major premise of the _____ approach to ethics is “the greatest good for the greatest number.”
An action is morally correct when it creates the least amount of harm for the ____people.
a____analysis involves assessing the negative and positive affects of alternative actions.
Whenever an action affects the majority adversely, it is morally
Corporate social responsibility is typically imposed on corporations by state laws.
Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, some payments to minor foreign government officials are allowed to accelerate the performance of administrative services.