Hrm 522 week 5 midterm exam part 1

HRM 522 WEEK 5 MIDTERM EXAM PART 1
NOTE: TWO VERSIONS POSTED MAKING 50 QUESTIONS
VERSION 1
Question 1   Ethics is a part of decision makingAnswer   at all levels of work and management.  primarily at the upper management levels of an organization.  mostly for policy makers.  that is less important than other decision making processes.  only at that lower levels of organizational management.
Question 2   The ________ focus(es) on firms taking action to prevent and detect business misconduct in cooperation with government regulation.Answer   United States Sentencing Commission  Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct  World Trade Organization  United Nations Global Compact  Federal Sentencing Guidelines for OrganizationsQuestion 3   Ethical culture is defined asAnswer   rules, standards, and moral principles regarding what is right or wrong in specific situations.  the establishment and enforcement of ethical codes throughout the organization.  the development of rules and norms that are socially enforced.  the codification of laws to reward organizations for taking action to prevent misconduct.  acceptable behavior as defined by the company and industry.
Question 4   During the 1990s the institutionalization of business ethics was largely driven by which piece of legislation?Answer   Sarbanes-Oxley Act  Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act  Foreign Corrupt Practices Act  Global Sullivan Principles
Question 5   Which of the following is not something a firm might do to encourage organizational ethics and compliance?Answer   Employee ethics training  Hiring a compliance officer  Ignoring potential ethical issues  Writing a code of ethics  Conducting an ethics and compliance audit.
Question 6   One of the major ethical issues President Obama’s administration focused on wasAnswer   decreasing environmental legislation.  deregulation.  tax decreases.  incentives to oil companies.  health care and consumer protection
Question 7   According to the role of ethical culture in performance, all of these are drivers of profit exceptAnswer   trust.  investor loyalty.  employee commitment.  customer satisfaction.  opportunity for misconduct.
Question 8   Which represented a far-reaching change to organizational control and accounting systems, making securities fraud a criminal offense?Answer   Council on Economic Priorities and Social Accountability 8000.  Sarbanes-Oxley Act.  Consumer Protection Act.  Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct.  Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Question 9   In ascending order, Carroll’s four levels of social responsibility areAnswer   ethical, legal, economic, philanthropic.  economic, ethical philanthropic, legal.  economic, legal, ethical, philanthropic.  legal, ethical, economic, philanthropic.  ethical, legal, moral, economic.
Question 10   The term used to express how a firm meets its stakeholder expectations of its economic, legal, ethical, and philanthropic responsibilities isAnswer   reputation.  corporate citizenship.  corporate ethical audit.  ethical citizenship.  fiduciary duties
Question 11   Which of the following is not a benefit that primary stakeholders tend to provide to organizations?Answer   Supplies of capital and resources.  Expertise and leadership  Word-of-mouth promotion  Infrastructure  Pro-bono bookkeeping
Question 12   The originator of the idea of the invisible hand, which is a fundamental concept in free market capitalism, wasAnswer   Adam Smith.  Theodore Levitt.  Norman Bowie.  Herman Miller  Milton Friedman.
Question 13   Some economists believe that if companies address economic and legal issues, they are satisfying the demands of society, and that trying to anticipate and meet additional needs would be almost impossible. Which economist’s theory are they following most closely with this belief?Answer   Adam Smith.  Theodore Levitt.  Norman Bowie.  Herman Miller  Milton Friedman.
Question 14   Public health and safety and support of local organizations are issues most relevant to which stakeholder group?Answer   Investors  Community  Suppliers  Customers  Employees
Question 15   The idea that the mission of business is to produce goods and services at a profit, thus maximizing its contribution to society is associated withAnswer   Adam Smith.  Theodore Levitt.  Norman Bowie.  Herman Miller  Milton Friedman
Question 16   The first of the three activities that are associated with the stakeholder orientation is theAnswer   organization-wide generation of data.  organization’s responsiveness to intelligence.  set of consumer attributes identified.  organizational strategy of target markets.  human relations department’s set of priorities.
Question 17   Abusive or intimidating behavior is the most common ethical problem for employees. Which of the following is not related to this concept?Answer   Physical threats  False accusations  Being annoying  Profanity  Performance probation
Question 18   What type of fraud involves intentional deception on the part of an individual or group in order to derive an unfair economic advantage over an organization?Answer   Channel  Integrative  Consumer  Product  Conventional
Question 19   ________ involves tricking individuals into revealing their passwords or other valuable corporate information.Answer   Shoulder surfing  Remote hacking  Social engineering  Physical hacking  Dumpster diving
Question 20   Which of the following is not a side-effect of being the victim of workplace bullying?Answer   Increased productivity  Sleep disturbance  Depression  Increased sick days  Stomach problems
Question 21   Issues related to fairness and honesty may arise because business is sometimes regarded as aAnswer   legal case, where everything must be done to the letter of the law.  contest, with the most ethical firm “winning.”  guerilla war where anything goes in the fight for consumers’ dollars.  game governed by its own rules rather than those of society.  game governed by the rules of society.
Question 22   In marketing communications, lying causes predicaments for companies because it destroysAnswer   trust.  honor.  confidence.  integrity.  products.
Question 23   Ethical issues in business typically arise because of conflicts between individuals’ personal moral philosophies and values and theAnswer   values and attitudes of the organization in which they work.  values and attitudes of the society in which they live.  values and attitudes of the organization in which they work and the society in which they live.  laws and regulations of the country in which they live.  values and attitudes of their parents and religion
Question 24   The ethical decision-making process beginsAnswer   with a conflict of interest.  when an individual experiences a conflict between his or her values and those of his or her firm.  when stakeholders trigger ethical issue awareness and individuals openly discuss it with others.  with a conflict in values.  when an individual experiences a conflict between his or her values and those of society.
Question 25   Affirmative action programsAnswer   involve the promotion of unqualified employees.  are not imposed by federal law on employers.  are not very commonly used anymore because there is no need to protect minorities.  only involve the training of individuals.  involve the recruitment, hiring, promotion, and training of qualified individuals
VERSION 21. Principles are2. Ethics is a part of decision making3. Which of the following is not something a firm might do to encourage organizational ethics and compliance?4. During the 1990s the institutionalization of business ethics was largely driven by which piece of legislation?5. Having acceptable personal ethics is probably not going to be sufficient to handle complex business ethical issues when an individual has6. Which of the following is generally not considered a business ethics issue?7. Social responsibility is8. Investors are concerned about business ethics because they know that misconduct can9. Which of the following industries tends to generate a high level of trust from consumers and stakeholders?10. Stakeholders’ power over businesses stems from their11. Why do critics argue that high compensation for boards of directors is a bad thing?12. Which of the following is not a method typically employed by firms when researching relevant stakeholder groups?13. The degree to which a firm understands and addresses stakeholder demands can be referred to as14. One policy to address the issue of executive pay was implemented by J.P. Morgan, it stated that ________.15. Public health and safety and support of local organizations are issues most relevant to which stakeholder group?16. The originator of the idea of the invisible hand, which is a fundamental concept in free market capitalism, was17. ________ is defined as any purposeful communication that deceives, manipulates, or conceals facts in order to create a false impression.18. Among retail stores, ________ is a larger problem than customer shoplifting19. ________ are used to obtain or retain business and are not generally considered illegal in the U.S.20. What type of fraudulent activity could involve a consumer staging an accident to seek damages?21. Abusive or intimidating behavior is the most common ethical problem for employees. Which of the following is not related to this concept?22. Which of the following is not a consequence of ethical misconduct?23. Optimization is defined as24. Which of the following is not a side-effect of being the victim of workplace bullying?25. Concerns involving copyright infringement on books, movies and music, and other illegally produced goods relate to which type of ethical issue?
 

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