Law and Ethics in the Business Environment Essay

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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:
Answer
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:
Answer
Selected Answer: a fairly clear cut set of guides for decision making.
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Which of the following is true?
Answer
Selected Answer:
Public employees may speak out on matters of public concern and have First Amendment protection but not when they speak out in the course of their official duties.
Correct Answer:
Public employees may speak out on matters of public concern and have First Amendment protection but not when they speak out in the course of their official duties.
Question 11
4 out of 4 points
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In the essay, Work Matters, by law professor Marion Crain, all of the following are the result of working except:
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Selected Answer:
People stay out of jail.
Correct Answer:
People stay out of jail.
Question 12
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The Sarbanes Oxley Act was passed in response to:
I. concerns that investors received full and complete information about potential corporate fraud
II. a lack of investor confidence
III. corporate scandals like Enron
IV. discrimination against an employee when providing information she reasonably believes constitutes a violation of federal security laws
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Selected Answer:
I and II
Correct Answer:
I, II, III, IV
Question 13
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Exceptions to the rule of employment-at-will include which of the following?
I. organization of unions
II. passage of Sarbanes Oxley Act
III. raising of

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