Essays Tagged: "unethical practices"

Critical Issue Analysis Does Blowing the Whistle Violate Company Loyalty?

Whistle blowing is informing on illegal and unethical practices in the workplace. It is becoming increasingly common as employees speak out abou ... , Robert A. Larmer, an associate professor of philosophy, argues that attempting to stop illegal or unethical company activities may be the highest type of company loyalty an employee can display.Unde ... ligations of confidentiality and loyalty, making it an obligation to blow the whistle on illegal or unethical acts.Now that I have set down the some moral ground rules that help determine if one is ju ...

(6 pages) 429 2 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Business Ethics make Good Business Sense

AbstractIn the wake of the 2000 bursting of the stock bubble unethical practices and decisions by a number of companies and corporations have surfaced and left a ... es by companies such as WorldCom and Tyco. Economies of other nations were directly affected by the unethical actions of a few men and women in these companies as well as the United States. It has bec ... y lead. The collapse of several large companies can be directly attributed to, if not illegal, very unethical actions. The past few years will be remembered as a watershed moment. Even with the networ ...

(5 pages) 316 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"Whistle-blowing".

to the act of organisation members, either former or current, disclosing information on illegal and unethical practices within the organisation to parties internal or external to the organisation, who ... n be argued that whistleblowing is an important and valid method of endeavoring to control possible unethical behaviour by organisations, as well as helping to establish a level of social responsibili ...

(8 pages) 294 1 4.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Why has improved corporate governance become an increasingly important topic in recent years?

s evolved into an important institute within recent years because of the highly visible corrupt and unethical practices of large and global companies such as Enron, WorldCom and Parmalat, the Italian ...

(5 pages) 398 0 3.3 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethics in Nursing Research

nced based practice standards. In the past there have been multiple media accounts of misconduct or unethical practices during data collection and analysis for research, leading to a significant distr ...

(8 pages) 493 1 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

BHOPAL A Nightmare for Union Carbide

Carbide pesticide plant, and surrounding the accident were doubts and allegations of disregard and unethical practices.The Union Carbide DisasterOn December 3, 1984, one of the world's worst chemical ...

(5 pages) 174 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Management Ethics and Strategic Planning

deceit and greed. The toppling of the one-time energy giant Enron was a consequence of management's unethical practices. The ultimate goal of management and its' employees is profit for the organizati ... rogatory and most harmful for any business. The taking advantage of situations and the condoning of unethical actions are also considered destructive for corporate America. Therefore, if managers woul ...

(4 pages) 159 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

A Critical Evaluation Of The Representation Of Crime And The Agencies That Deal With It In John Grisham’s “A Time To Kill”

han just rape, murder, and the inside of a courtroom. It covers a plethora of other issues, such as unethical practices inside the legal system, racial hatred, a "˜sliding scale' of acts that ra ... m, racial hatred, a "˜sliding scale' of acts that range from highly criminal though to merely unethical, and the everyday struggle of those agencies and individuals that are required to deal wit ...

(17 pages) 27 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ethical, Legal, and Regulatory Issues

ven shorter marketing and advertising strategies, hence pushing the organization towards conducting unethical practices. One such unethical practice on many websites is the gathering of consumer infor ...

(4 pages) 334 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Journalistic integrity

t error" (1). The society does not permit the deliberate misuse of information. Not only that, but "unethical practices of other journalists…should be uncovered and exposed" (2). The SPJ does c ... t was evident."'Twenty or thirty years ago there was plenty of plagiarism, embellishment, and other unethical short cuts,'" explains Howard Kurtz, media critic for the Washington Post (qtd. in Koch 11 ...

(11 pages) 47 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Abortion Profiteers

al personnel, Medicare fraud, improper anesthetic administration, and many other unprofessional and unethical practices. The publication of the Abortion Profiteers shocked the community and it ultimat ... f obtaining information? Some would argue no. Opponents of undercover journalism purport that it is unethical for reporters to falsely represent themselves in order to purposely deceive people of thei ...

(3 pages) 1101 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Corruption

set of beliefs concentrates on the legal framework that determines whether an action is considered unethical or corrupt. The objective of this definition is to deter acts of corruption by imposing sa ... history, there have been several instances in which a corrupt institution has acted in illegal and unethical ways. More often than not the interest of its employees and investors were jeopardized. Fo ...

(12 pages) 123 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Analysis of Companies Add Ethics Training; Will...

ies that had ethics standards in place yet still did not comply with them, and the results of these unethical business practices. As well as what businesses are doing in order to prevent unethical pra ...

(2 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Research Cloning Where to Draw the Line?

at even if boundaries and guidelines surrounding the issue are in place, there is no guarantee that unethical practices would not occur. He strongly believes that we should be aware of and careful to ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Individual Behavior and Communication

yees how to act in ethical manners. Ethical responsibility is a huge liability for companies to act unethically. With unethical practices, there can be consequences. Among these consequences are jail ...

(11 pages) 338 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Ethics Article

Miller and Bahnson ask why auditors of companies such as Enron allowed or even assisted with these unethical practices. The claim is that two character flaws can be related to the practice of doctori ... ome.The importance of an accurate financial report for any company is of the utmost importance. The unethical reporting of companies such as Enron and WorldCom brought about changes such as stronger e ...

(2 pages) 348 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A Survey on Compliance of Corporate Governance

s evolved into an important institute within recent years because of the highly visible corrupt and unethical practices of large and global companies such as Enron, WorldCom and Parmalat, the Italian ... ge and global companies such as Enron, WorldCom and Parmalat, the Italian dairy conglomerate. These unethical practices had left stakeholders and governments in a confused condition (Brian 1997 p616). ...

(16 pages) 142 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Nike: The Sweatshop Debate (Case Study)

the microscope; and more specifically, the larger the company, the more intense the magnification. Unethical behavior and what some even characterize as evil behavior, has been witnessed as a practic ... most recognizable companies in the world was once at the forefront of scrutiny and judgment for its unethical practices. Established in 1972, Nike, one of the leading marketers of athletic shoes and a ...

(4 pages) 197 2 4.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Quality Research Project

esenting management with research-based conclusions based on current, past and future patients. The unethical decisions are well known across the country regarding both doctor and medical staff action ... and medical staff actions. Currently TAP Pharmaceuticals has been found guilty of a number of these unethical decisions and they have involved both doctors and medical staff in multiple facilities in ...

(13 pages) 171 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethics Paper

must consider themselves a part of the business community, as well as society. Making money is not unethical; however, money cannot be the driving force of ethical thinking within a businessEthical b ... ertain regulations were not already in place, and how companies could, and still can, get away with unethical practices. As of this year, poor ethical practices within the business world are still mak ...

(3 pages) 81 0 1.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management