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Question;Question 1;According to Cultural Relativism, the most wealthy;countries have proven to create the greatest good and so the most wealthy;countries set the example for objective universal moral truths.;True;False;Question 2;Kant's categorical imperative states;that you should _________________________________________.;Act only on that maxim that generates peace among cultures and;societies.;Act only on that maxim that produces the greatest good for the;greatest number of people.;Act only on that maxim that produces the greatest wealth among;nations.;act only on that maxim through which you can at the same time will that it should become a universal law.;Act only on that maxim that produces the least number of conflicting;duties.;Question 3;Bowie thinks that human beings possess a _____ that;is beyond all price.;respect;dignity;work ethic;loyalty;hope;Question 4;What is a sufficient condition for a;decision in business to be considered an "ethical" issue?;A sufficient condition for categorizing a business decision as an;ethics" issue is that the decison is made by anyone in the;accounting department.;A sufficient condition for categorizing a business decision as an;ethics" issue is that the decision involves lawyers.;A sufficient condition for categorizing a business decision as an;ethics" issue is that everyone complains about the decision.;A sufficient condition for categorizing a business decision as an;ethics" issue is that the decision affects people and what people;care about in a significant way.;All of the above.;Question 5;Which of the following is an;example of restricting a person's autonomy?;Rape;Locking them in a room for 3 hours.;Manipulating a person to choose the option that you want.;Lying to your customers about the quality of the product you are;selling.;All of the above.;Question 6;There is no 'universal truth' in ethics, that;is, there are no moral truths that hold for all peoples at all times" is a;tenant of which moral theory?;Cultural relativism;Kantianism;Utilitarianism;Consequentialism;Moralism;Question 7;Which of the following is an;example of violating or restricting one's ability to rationalize?;Gaslighting- creating a state of paranoia;Getting them drunk or;drugged up.;Overly complimenting them to make them feel good.;A and B;B and C;Question 8;Friedman holds that executives are fiduciaries of;stockholders.;True;False;Question 9;By definition, firms buy the goods or services they need;from their own stakeholders.;True;False;Question 10;According to the Economist, what;should employers do when sending employees to dangerous places?;Require a physical exam by a doctor before the employee takes the;job;Pay for life insurance in case the employee is killed;Have employees sign a waiver and promise not to sue;Assess the risks, avoid;pressuring employees, and use experienced staff;Tell employees how valuable their work is to the company;Question 11;If a person's ability to be;rational and autonomous has been violated or restricted, then that person's;dignity has been violated.;True;False;Question 12;Which of the following is not considered an economic system?;Communism;Capitalism;Democracy;Socialism;Question 13;What is the "boiling frog" syndrome mentioned;by the Economist article?;When in a foreign country, you might not be aware of dangers like;poisonous frogs.;When the danger increases;gradually, you might not be aware of it.;When you need a job, you might be willing to work somewhere dangerous.;When you are the boss, you might pressure employees to work somewhere;dangerous.;When you eat too many frogs, you might get sick.;Question 14;Friedman would rather the economic market take care of itself;and leave social responsibilities, such as environmental husbandry, to the;government.;True;False;Question 15;Friedman thinks that people, and NOT businesses;have;Responsibilities;Inherent value;code of ethics;To be watchful of businesses;All of the above;Question 16;According to Adam Smith, it is not in our human;nature to care about other people, expecially when those people do not;contribute to our own happiness or wealth. This is why people are only;motivated by profit.;True;False;Question 17;In Friedman's words, the reason that the corporate;executive is chosen by the stockholders is that;The executive is the top employee, and they are the most;important customer.;Markets will afford him more respect.;The;executive is an agent serving the interests of his principal.;They should have all of the power in all circumstances.;The executive should indeed keep the stockholder in mind when;making difficult decisions.;Question 18;We as fully functioning human beings have the;ability to learn and know the difference between right and wrong. We;refer to this ability in class as;Logic;Evolution;Compassion;Rationality;Instinct;Question 19;According to cultural relativism, there is no;objective morality that binds all persons to the same moral obligations.;True;False;Question 20;Which are main claims of Cultural Relativism?;There is no objective standard that can be used to judge one's social;code better than another.;Cultures are incapable of maintaining peace.;Universal truths in morality exist, although very hard to discover.;The moral code of own;society has no special status, it is merely one among many.;C and D;A and D;Question 21;According to cultural relativism, culture or society;determines what is right or wrong behavior.;True;False;Question 22;The "ought implies can;rule can be summarized by the which statement?;Anything a person is capable of doing is fair game.;If a person is able to save 5 people from dying, then he has moral;obligation to do so.;A person is obligated to save 5 people from dying if and only if;other poeple are obligated to do so as well.;If I am not capable of doing 'X', then it makes no sense to conclude;that I ought to do 'X'.;All of the above.;Question 23;According to Kantianism, our reason reveals our duties.;True;False;Question 24;Norman Bowie argues that, generally;speaking, we should __________ people.;A.;Exploit;B.;Bluff;C.;Love;D.;Respect;E.;Undermine;Question;25;Moral/ethical obligations;are all grounded in laws that have been passed and enforced by the;governement..;True;False;Question 26;The notion of 'doing right for;rights sake' is;Democratic;Kantian;Utilitarian;Cultural Relativism;Question 27;According to Friedman, when a;business is concerned with social responsibility, the executives are;Wasting their money;Spending other people's money rather than their own;Being heroes;Doing the best they can;given the situation;Left without any other choice;Question 28;Kant argues that freedom and the ability to make moral decisions are what make;human beings especially valuable.;True;False;?;Question;29;Autonomy refers to the human preference of making rational choices;for other people.;True;False;Question 30;Norman Bowie argues that, generally speaking, we;should _____ people.;undermine;respect;exploit;bluff;love;Question 31;Kant argues for the respect of persons.;True;False;Question 32;An owner of a corporation is not a stakeholder in a corporation.;True;False;Question 33;According to Utilitarianism, the most;moral action is the action that produces _____________________________.;the greatest good for the;greatest number.;the greatest efficient outcomes.;compliance with ones culture or society.;precedent for duty so that other may use that precedent as future;guidelines.;none of the above.;Question 34;Friedman believes that a corporation is like an artificial person.;True;False


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