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Quiz 3 :
The Managers Changing Work Environment and Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing

Quiz 3 :
The Managers Changing Work Environment and Ethical Responsibilities: Doing the Right Thing

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Paul,who is normally an ethical person,has an opportunity to acquire what he feels is "easy" money in his job,and he believes it is safe to steal the money because nobody would know if he does take it.Paul rationalizes that it is fine to carry out his plan because he needs it more than the person whom the money belongs to.The psychological mechanism that causes Paul to want to steal the money is poor self-esteem.
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False
Explanation: People know stealing is wrong,but they do it because of psychological mechanisms such as motivated blindness,the tendency to overlook information that works against their best interest.

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With the "holier-than-thou" effect,people tend to be overly optimistic about their own abilities and fortunes-to overestimate their standing in class.
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True
Explanation: With the "holier-than-thou" effect,people tend to be overly optimistic about their own abilities and fortunes-to overestimate their standing in class.

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Research has shown that students who don't actually do the assigned work and cheat are more likely to commit felonies and develop depression disorders.
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False
Explanation: As the research shows,students who cheat and thus don't actually do the assigned work are more likely to fail.

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Prior to a 2010 natural-gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno,California,Pacific Gas & Electric chose to use its surplus revenues to improve safety,an example of ethical decision-making.
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Stakeholders are competitors of the organization who have an interest,or stake,in stealing a company's business.
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External stakeholders include the owners and board of directors.
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The owners of an organization consist of all those who can claim it as their legal property.
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The board of directors of a corporation is responsible to see that the company is being run according to the employees' interests.
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With a sole proprietorship,the board of directors is a vital part of major company decisions.
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Members of the board of directors are elected by the stockholders.
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The employees of a production facility that produce parts for boats are meeting to discuss ways to control the rising costs because it is affecting their bonus.The employees are concerned about how to accomplish this,since they are internal stakeholders of the factory.
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A large factory across the street from Anne's Café,a family-owned restaurant for over 50 years,is planning to close.The employees of the plant are a large percentage of the customers for the café.The café's customers and suppliers are concerned about the future of the restaurant because they are external stakeholders.
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The task and general environments make up an organization's internal environment.
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The task environment of Top-Notch Sewing consists of a total of two groups,customers and stockholders,which give the employees and management of Top-Notch its daily jobs.
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Donna loves to cook,and when she needs certain types of herbs,fruits,and vegetables to make a recipe,she usually shops at Phillip's Grocery because it carries a nice selection of fresh produce.Donna is considered a customer of Phillip's Grocery.
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Most customers value price over service,and are unconcerned by poor customer relations.
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The first law of business is to take care of the employees and stockholders.
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Sal,the owner of a produce market,is concerned because a national grocery store has decided to build a new store just one mile from his market.Sal knows that the large retailer will offer better wages and lower prices,battling for his employees and customers.Therefore,this new grocery is a competitor of Sal's Market.
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Pete's Janitorial Supply furnishes janitorial and paper products to cleaning services.Pete's is an example of a supplier.
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Mr.Fun,a small toy store,started marketing a new video game for Let's Play Games,a large game supplier.Mr.Fun is an example of a distributor for Let's Play's games.
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