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Test Four Review & Study Guide Human Resource Management - Ethics, Justice, and Fair Treatment in Hr Management

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Test Four Review & Study Guide Human Resource Management

Ethics, Justice, and Fair Treatment in HR Management

1) The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as ________.

Explanation: Ethics refers to "the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group; specifically, the standards you use to decide what your conduct should be." Page Ref: 506

2) Ethics refers to the ________.

Explanation: Ethics refers to "the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group; specifically, the standards you use to decide what your conduct should be. A normative judgment means that something is right or wrong. Morals are society's highest accepted standards of behavior. Page Ref: 506

3) According to surveys, which of the following is the most commonly observed unethical behavior in the workplace?

Explanation: Abusive or intimidating behavior towards employees is the most commonly observed unethical behavior in the workplace according to surveys. Choices A, C, D, and E occur as well but with less frequency. Page Ref: 506

4) Which of the following terms refers to the characteristic values, traditions, and behaviors a company's employees share?

Explanation: Organizational culture is the characteristic values, traditions, and behaviors a company's employees share. A value is a basic belief about right and wrong. Page Ref: 509

5) Which of the following terms refers to a firm without any procedures for diminishing bad behavior?

Explanation: An ethically toxic company is one in which all the usual procedures that normally diminish bad behavior are simply missing. For example, managers pressure or even reward employees for bad behavior or no one publicizes ethical standards. Page Ref: 511

6) Which of the following requires companies to declare whether they have a code of conduct?

Explanation: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (passed after a series of top corporate management ethical lapses) requires companies to declare whether they have a code of conduct. The other legislative acts are not related to corporate ethics. Page Ref: 512

7) Which of the following memorializes the standards by which the employer expects its employees to adhere?

Explanation: An ethics code memorializes the standards to which the employer expects its employees to adhere, for instance with respect to bribery. All publicly traded companies in the United States should have one. Page Ref: 512

8) Which of the following suggests that when a woman fails to act as anticipated, men and women will treat

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