LEG/500 Week 5 Midterm 100% Correct 25/25

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The Ethic of Care is

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Select the best definition of ethics:

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Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the rights of shareholders?

I. voting power on major issues and ownership in a portion of the company 

II. right to transfer ownership and dividend entitlement

III. hire and fire management and select and appoint a chief executive

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Assuming a business ethical dilemma, which statement best illustrates Gilligan approach suggested in her theory of “The Ethics of Care”?

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Corporate director or officer decisions to dedicate corporate funds for social causes is called:

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All of the following are considered exceptions to the general rule that there is no duty to rescue except:

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Which of the following statements best illustrates the view of “utilitarianism”?

I. From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs.

II. The risk reasonably to be perceived defines the duty to be obeyed and risks imports relation; it is risk to another or to others within the range of apprehension.

III. An action is right when maximizing welfare and total well-being.

IV. Individuals should pursue his or her own self-interest, even at the expense of others.

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There are several reasons why whistleblowing may not be protected on an international level. These include:

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To determine whether a public employee receives First Amendment protection from speech (and therefore cannot be fired for it), the Supreme Court has stated that all of the following are important except:

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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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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 public policy issues

IV. promise of implied-contract or covenant-of-good-faith

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The Constitution does not always protect free-speech rights for what public employees say on the job. Which of the following is true?

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Select the best definition of whistleblower:

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One reason employers use to justify giving honesty or integrity tests is:

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The most recent major privacy law passed by Congress was the

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The United States Constitution, Fourth Amendment provides "[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated... " Privacy rights are triggered under the Fourth Amendment:

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As Facebook and other social media sites grow in users and popularity

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According to the article excerpted in the text entitled, The Functions of Privacy, by Alan Westin, privacy has several functions in today’s society. These include:

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The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA):

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To establish a prima facie case of religious discrimination, the employee has to show all of thefollowing except which one:

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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Which of the following federal government agencies is charged with enforcing this statute?

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John Smith was assaulted on the loading dock by a coworker, Jim Jones, at the Acme Widget Company. The attack was unprovoked by Smith. After the physical assault, there was an angry verbal exchange between the parties. The incident ended when Jones yelled that Smith was a “sissy” and “everybody knows you're queer as a three dollar bill." Which of the following statements best describes the outcome of the harassment lawsuit filed by Smith under The Civil Right Act of 1964?



I. Sex discrimination is prohibited by federal law (The Civil Right Act of 1964). 

II. Sexual orientation discrimination is prohibited by federal law (The Civil Right Act of 1964). 

III. Suits based on harassment due to sexual orientation cannot prevail when based on local or state laws. 

IV. Sexual orientation discrimination is not prohibited by federal law (Title VII).

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Employment practices without business justification applied to all employees that result in a less favorable effect for one group than for another group may state a claim for:

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Equal protection is the constitutional guarantee:

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A mayor serving in a major metropolitan area receives an internal memorandum indicating personnel at many police stations are single-race. At the time of the report, thirty percent of the police force was black or Hispanic. She immediately calls a press conference and orders transfer of police officers to achieve racial balance across the city. The transferred police offers sue on constitutional grounds. Assuming just these facts, what is the strongest argument that might be advanced by the transferred officers based on constitutional grounds?

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