Flashcards in Business Ethics And Society Deck (99)
When an employee is chronically absent from work
A person examines a situation, considers all the possible actions they could take and decides which one would end most favorably for all involved
Programs which seek to reduce or reverse the effects of past discrimination
Alien tort claims act
Allows foreign citizens to bring a citizen of the united states to trial in the united states
Bipartisan campaign reform act
(BCRA) designed to limit the use of soft money in political campaigns
The way thats people's bodies are used in communication, such as through gestures, poses or facial expressions.
An attempt to influence someone to make a decision they wouldn't normally make
Caux round table
A swiss organization which works to create awareness in business and teaches strategies to maintain a minimum ethical standard
Chief Executive Officer. Responsible for running the company, but must report to the board of directors.
Chief Financial Officer. Responsible for managing budgets, investments and financial goals.
Child labor laws
Any law which regards the labor standards affecting persons under 18.
Chief information officer. Responsible for managing a company's information systems
Civil rights act
Act which provides protection against discrimination.
Command and control regualtion
Regulations which dictate how a company should manage certain processes that pollute the environment
Diamonds which are mined and sold by groups or countries to fund insurrections.
Conflict of interest
When a person has multiple roles or interests which influence each other
A term encompassing any moral theory which bases morality on the consequence of an action
A persons main goal is conforming to societal norms and values and bases morality on what is expected of them
Used to track a persons information and preferences while they are on the internet.
Corporate social responsibility
The consideration of large companies about well being of society when they make business decisions
Claims that the morality of an action is determined by the morality of the action itself - regarding of the consequence
Treating a person differently on a basis of race, color, religion, gender or other factors.
Dukes vs wal-mart
Dukes unsuccessfully attempt to sue wal-mart for discrimination against women
Ethics regarding business and money related issues.
The study of all of the markets over a particular geographic area
Company which hid billions of dollars in debt through dishonest accounting practices
A move toward equality among races in issues relating to environmental hazards
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA) works to protect workers through regulating environmental factors
When environmental hazards affect different races disproportionately