Ethics in the Workplace Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does it mean if a company is going 'green'?

Question 2 2. _ is the unfair treatment of employees based on prejudices.

Question 3 3. Has the word 'green' taken on a new meaning in the era of social responsibility?

Question 4 4. How a company takes care of, relates to and communicates with its customers describes...

Question 5 5. The U.S. _ is responsible for policing _ laws that make it illegal to discriminate against an individual because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

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Question 6 6. An employee of a large multinational firm makes a mistake with a client's account. Company policy dictates that he immediately contact the client and let them know what happened. However, he knows he can fix the mistake easily, without worrying the client. What would the ethical course of action be?

Question 7 7. Consider Jane and Tom who, despite having equal educational and professional experience, were offered different salaries for the same job. This is an example of which type of discrimination?

Question 8 8. Which piece of legislation provides protection against employment discrimination on the basis of race, ethnic background, gender, or religious practices?

Question 9 9. Maura is a manager at the local bank responsible for teaching the ethics course to new hires. As a manager, in which area of ethics is Maura dealing?

Question 10 10. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is a law that enforces proper reporting and oversight for publicly traded companies. What type of ethical climate will this create?

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Question 11 11. Neris is the owner of a small business which has a caring ethical environment. Why might Neris want to change this environment?

Question 12 12. The owner of James' Small Engine Repair has decided to purchase gym memberships for all of his employees. This is an example of a _____ work-life program.

Question 13 13. Which of the following would be used in informational justice procedures?

Question 14 14. If Deema has been identified as a previous target for employment discrimination, how would her situation be classified?

Question 15 15.

True or false:

1. Social responsibility is a wide-ranging topic that takes into account making the world cleaner but also a better place.

2. The focus of social responsibility is to help companies and managers give back to the world they live in and make it better for stockholders.

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Question 16 16. How is employment discrimination best explained?

Question 17 17.

Mary is the human resources manager at Bawin Company Ltd. In an interview, she dismissed James, a male candidate, on the basis that he is using hearing aids.

This is an example of which type of discrimination?

Question 18 18. XYZ Corp. will allow all office workers the chance to work from home on Fridays. This is a _____.

Question 19 19. What is known as a prejudgment and consists of thoughts and feelings regarding a specific group?

Question 20 20. _ is when an individual assigns generalizations to a group of people based on an incorrect belief. _ is also known as prejudgment and consists of thoughts and feelings regarding a specific group.

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Question 21 21. In 1964 the Civil Rights Act was passed. It included a specific piece of legislation called _ and also gave birth to the federal agency _.

Question 22 22. Carla is taking 30 days off of work to organize a breast cancer awareness program in her community. This is an example of what type of work-life program:

Question 23 23. Restful Sleep Hotel realized that employees needed assistance in lowering work-life stress. The company plans to build a corporate gym that all employees will be able to use for free. Restful Sleep is promoting a healthy work-life balance by implementing:

Question 24 24. Being socially responsible applies to

Question 25 25. Thomas has issues with how Cheap Plastic Toys provides overtime to their employees. He feels that they lack _ because they do not provide enough advance notice for the scheduling of shifts.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is a problem within companies that are ethnocentric?

Question 27 27. The CEO of Ninja Corporation has been known to be cutthroat within his industry. He has created a(n) _ ethical climate by managing via ethical egotism. He feels that he has every right to make selfish decisions if they benefit either the company or even him personally.

Question 28 28. In what year was the Civil Rights Act passed?

Question 29 29. Martial Arts R Us believes in creating a _ ethical environment. Their CEO is concerned about employees' well-being and offers support in career development and other opportunities.

Question 30 30. A CEO of a large company is having some difficulties in dealing with his subordinates. They complain that he is not specific enough about the tasks he assigns them. He is having a problem addressing _____.

Ethics in the Workplace Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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