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Question;51. Which of the following was an employee complaint in the Enron case?a. At the same time top executives were selling their stock, the same executives wereencouraging employees to buy the stock.b. During the period of the stock?s collapse, Enron employees were encouraged to selltheir stocks.c. While top executives were buying stock in the company, they were encouragingemployees to sell their stocks.d. Top management was encouraging employees to hold their stocks because they felt thestock would rebound.52. Which of the following is a moral basis for disclosure of corporate information?a. Each person has the right to know those actions of others that could benefit him.b. Each person has the right to any information about a company he desires.c. Each person has the right to enter a transaction fairly and thus is required to informothers of his intent.d. Each person has the right to know those actions of others that will serious andadversely affect him.53. Martha Stewart was charged with which of the following?a. Making an insider tradeb. Lying in connection with making an alleged insider tradec. Failing to disclose the financial position of her companyd. Obstructing justice by not providing proper documentation of workplace safety54. In the Diamond Shamrock and Occidental Petroleum Corporation deal, which of the followingbest describes the actions of Ivan Boesky and Michael Milken?a. They shared inside information with intent to make a significant profit, but because ofactions that neither foresaw, they lost money.b. They shared inside information with the intent to make significant profit, but werefound out and thus doomed the deal.c. They traded inside information with intent to make significant profit, and, after the dealwent through, both made substantial profits.d. They traded insider information with intent to make significant profit, but decided thatit was improper and so did not take advantage of the information.55. At its height, the compensation of top executives at large companies was, on average, howmuch higher than the pay of the average worker?a. 7 times greaterb. 20 times greaterc. Over 700 times greaterd. Over 300 times greater56. What is the term that refers to compensation given the family of a CEO in the event that hedies in office?a. The golden coffinb. The golden parachutec. The golden eggd. The golden will57. Until Ben Cohen retired as CEO of Ben & Jerry?s, the cap on executive pay was which of thefollowing?a. Twenty times that of the average workerb. Seven times that of the lowest paid workerc. Fourteen times that of the average workerd. Fifty times that of the lowest paid worker58. What is the first step in the assessment of safety?a. Deciding how much safety is demanded with respect to a particular product or activityb. Determining how much safety is attainable and how to attain it in a given endeavorc. Ascertaining whether a particular instance of a product or activity comes up tostandards of safetyd. Lowering the level of risk until it is found, by the ordinary person, to be acceptable59. What is the second step in the assessment of safety?a. Deciding how much safety is demanded with respect to a particular product or activityb. Determining how much safety is attainable and how to attain it in a given endeavorc. Ascertaining whether a particular instance of a product or activity comes up tostandards of safetyd. Lowering the level of risk until it is found, by the ordinary person, to be acceptable60. What is the third step in the assessment of safety?a. Deciding how much safety is demanded with respect to a particular product or activityb. Determining how much safety is attainable and how to attain it in a given endeavorc. Ascertaining whether a particular instance of a product or activity comes up tostandards of safetyd. Lowering the level of risk until it is found, by the ordinary person, to be acceptable61. Which step in the assessment of safety is a technical question?a. Deciding how much safety is demanded with respect to a particular product or activityb. Determining how much safety is attainable and how to attain it in a given endeavorc. Ascertaining whether a particular instance of a product or activity comes up tostandards of safetyd. Deciding who will experience the risk62. Which step in the assessment of safety involves a question of acceptable risk?a. Deciding how much safety is demanded with respect to a particular product or activityb. Determining how much safety is attainable and how to attain it in a given endeavorc. Ascertaining whether a particular instance of a product or activity comes up tostandards of safetyd. Deciding who will experience the risk63. Which of the following is a problem with strict liability?a. Manufacturers are given greater incentive to make their products safer.b. The company is in the best position to fix a defect in its product.c. A company has a ?deep pocket,? and so is best able to accept the cost of harm.d. No company can foresee all of the misuses of its product.64. Which of the following is an example of preventing pollution at its source?a. Reimbursing those harmed for the harm doneb. Disposing of the pollution in an appropriate wayc. Not allowing the pollution to developd. Properly creating a ?paper trace? to track pollution65. All of the following may result from whistle-blowing cases EXCEPT:a. Most individuals are firedb. Individuals are blackballed in the industryc. Individuals may be shunted at promotion timed. The possibility of promotion66. Where does tradition with the corporate community tend to place the burden of justification ina whistle-blowing case?a. On the whistle-blower?s co-workers who should support the whistle-blowerb. On the company as a wholec. On the employee blowing the whistled. On the corporation?s senior management and corporate attorneys67. Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistle-blowing to be morally permissible, but not morally obligatory?a. The firm will do serious and considerable harm to employees or to the public.b. The whistle-blower has documented evidence that would convince a reasonable,impartial observer that one?s view of the situation is correct, and that the company?sproduct poses a serious danger to the public.c. The employee has good reason to believe that by going public, the necessary changeswill be brought about.d. The whistle-blower has reason to believe that he/she will be seen as failing to be loyalto the company.68. Whistle-blowing is often thought to indicate the falsity of which common myth?a. The Myth of Stakeholder Interestb. The Myth of Amoral Businessc. The Myth of Moral Businessd. The Myth of Shareholder Interest69. Which of the following conditions is necessary for whistle-blowing to be morally obligatory?a. The employee has exhausted the internal procedures and possibilities within the firm,maybe even to the board of directors.b. The employee has good reason to believe that by going public, the necessary changeswill be brought about.c. The firm will do serious and considerable harm to employees or to the public.d. The employee has reported the serious threat to his/her immediate supervisor.70. Which of the following describe ?personal whistle-blowing??a. Morally permitted, but not morally requiredb. Morally obligatoryc. Morally forbiddend. Morally irrelevant71. One might argue that attempts by the government to limit an individual?s of tobacco or alcohol is an example of which of the following?a. Manipulationb. Coercionc. Fairnessd. Paternalism72. Which are the only two developed nations that allow direct-to-consumer advertising ofpharmaceutical drugs?a. United States and Great Britainb. United States and New Zealandc. United States and Germanyd. United States and Canada73. Which of the following is not a way in which a company undercuts the competition afforded by another unethically?a. Pricing one?s product lower than one?s costs, thus making the competition operate at aloss.b. Buying up competitor companies to eliminate competition.c. Targeting products in one area to subsidize losses in another, thus driving out thecompetition.d. By producing a better product and coming to dominate the field.74. When, in the event of a civil emergency like a hurricane, merchants raise prices beyond whatis considered a fair or reasonable price, the practice is called which of the following?a. Price gougingb. Price fixingc. Price markupsd. Price jobbing75. Which of the following is a way in which secret bidding tends to produce fairer bids?a. If the process were open, a firm that could make a profit at a price considerably lessthan the competition might bid up the price to put pressure on that competitor.b. If the competition were open, a firm might start out at a high bid to scare others offfrom bidding.c. If the process were open, a firm that could make a profit at a price considerably lessthan the competition would make a bid only just enough less to win the contract.d. If the competition were open, firms might get into a bidding war for the contract.

 

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