Business Ethics, 8e Jennings
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
Organists. Alice has been placed in charge of the Guild's national convention. Each time
you pass by Alice's desk or go to her to have some work done, you notice she is on the
phone discussing or working on the convention. Alice's work on the convention during
work hours is an ethical violation.
his desk for several months. A secretary spotted the calendar and commented to your
supervisor that it was not appropriate for an office. Your supervisor took down the
calendar and has asked you to back him up if any complaints are filed. He has asked
you to say that you never saw the calendar. It would not be unethical for you to do as
your supervisor requests because he has removed the calendar.
without taking time off.
paper, paper clips, pens) is not an ethical violation.
not result in good feedback about you if your supervisors there are contacted.
through the lines of authority.
to a prospective employer is a breach of ethics.