Conflicts of Interest in the Workplace


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A conflict of interest can be defined as which of the following?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a conflict of interest?


What might be the repercussion of conflicts of interest in the workplace to the organization itself?

I. Lost revenue

II. Stolen trade secrets

III. Higher sales

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These quiz and worksheet questions on conflicts of interest in the workplace require you to know how they can affect both the organization and the individual involved. You can take the quiz multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz covers:

  • What 'conflict of interest' means
  • Examples of conflicts of interest
  • A possible repercussion(s) of conflicts of interest to the business
  • How a conflict of interest might affect the individual involved

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about conflicts of interest in the workplace
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how the individual involved is impacted by a conflict of interest
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about repercussion(s) of conflicts of interest to the business and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the lesson titled Conflicts of Interest in the Workplace. Here's a quick glance at topics in this lesson:

  • When a conflict of interest in the workplace isn't obvious
  • Examples of nepotism or cronyism
  • Different ways in which a workplace conflict of interest is harmful