Business Ethics, 8e Jennings
would be unethical.
purchasing, you were largely responsible for awarding that supplier the contract. The
supplier's sales representative has just called and would like to take you to lunch to thank
you for the support. Going to lunch with the sale representative does not present any
Under county regulations, all steps in plumbing construction from the initial dig to the final
installation of sink and bathroom fixtures requires an inspection sign-off. Your plumbing
contractor friend has just called and wants to take you to dinner for your birthday at a
five-star restaurant. Because you are friends anyway, the dinner presents no ethical
using. You have taken one home and set it up for personal use. This is unethical
in the district and supervise construction and remodeling and assess various building
needs. When you are traveling around to the various schools, you use a district vehicle
that is clearly marked as such. One day you stop at the country club and have lunch
before heading to the next school since the country club is on the way. You also stop at
the bank drive-thru teller to do some personal banking business. Both the lunch and the
bank stop are ethical breaches.
co-worker who is very bright and capable and hardworking. Your supervisor has asked
you to document everything Jane does and says that will help build a case for
termination. You should do as your supervisor tells you.
husband is not paying the child support the temporary court order requires. As a result,
Alice is broke until she can get her court hearing. Alice has been able, through diverting
checks returned to the company, to take about $2200 from the company to "temporarily
help her cover her bills," as she has explained to you. You must report Alice's
stadium. The mayor has a conflict of interest and should not vote on the location of the
stadium when the city council takes action on the site.
major flaw in the company's new paper-thin solar calculator. The calculator adds when
the subtract button is pressed if there are more than 3 figures to the right of the decimal
point. Since it is not your area, you should do and say nothing.
problem or refund money for those who already own the new calculator.