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Which of the following is the first step in the ethical decision making process?

Being socialized into the firm's corporate culture

Applying a personal moral philosophy in order to individualize the ethical decision making process

Recognizing that an issue requires an individual or work group to make a choice that ulitmately will be judged by stakeholders as right or wrong

Soliciting the opinions of others in a work group or in the overall business in order to gain feedback

Enforcing the firm's ethical standards with rewards and punishment

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Which of the following is NOT one of the six "spheres of influence" to which individuals are subject when confronted with an ethical issue?

Educational attainment



Legal system


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The perceived relevance or importance of an ethical issue to the individual, work group, or organization is ____

organizational culture

immediate job context

ethical issue intensity


locus of control

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Studies have found that more than a third of the unethical situations that lower and middle-level managers face come from ___.

stakeholder expectations and pressures

pressures to satisfy customers

pressures from the government to perform at a high level

internal pressures and ambiguity surrounding internal organizational rules

investor expectations

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According to the ethical decision-making framework, the absence of punishment provides a(n) _____ for unethical behavior.


significant other

individual factor


ethical issue intensity

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_____ have been found to decrease unethical practices and increase positive work behavior.

High educational attainment levels

High levels of community involvement

Charismatic leaders

Strong religious beliefs

Good personal values

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____ involves subordinates simply following the directives of a superior without question. It demonstrates the influence that significant other can exert in the workplace.

Obedience to authority

Locus of control


Transactional leadership

Immediate job context

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Multiple elements work on individuals to affect their behavior. While an individual may intend to do the right thing, ____ can alter this intent.

cognitive dissonance

familial expectations

religious beliefs

the desire for financial gain

organizational or social forces