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15 Cards in this Set

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The study of right and wrong and the morality of the choices individuals make
Right and wrong
Business Ethics
The application of moral standards to business situations
Business situations
Code of Ethics
A guide to acceptable and ethical behavior as defined by an organization
A guide to acceptable...
Whistle Blowing
Informing the press or governement officials about unethical practices within one's organization
To inform
Social Responsibility
The recognition that business activites have an impact on society and the consideration of that impact in business decision making
Business acivity impact
Caveat Emptor
A latin phrase, meaning "Let the buyer beware."
Economic Model of Social Responsibility
The view that society will benefit most when business is left alone to produce and market profiatble products that society needs.
business is left alone to produce and market
Socioeconomic Model of Social Responsibility
The concept that business should emphasize not only profits but also the impact of its decisions on society.
Emphasize not only profits
All activites undertaken to protect the rights of consumers
Consumer protection
A racial, religious, political, national or other group regarded as different from the larger group of which it is a part of and often singled out for unfavorable treatment.
Signled out for unfavorable treatment
Affirmative Action Program
A plan designed to increase the number of minority employees at all levels within an organization.
Increase minority employees
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
A government agency with power to investigate complaints of employment discrimination and the power to sue firms that practice it.
Employment discrimination
Hard Core Unempolyed
Workers with little education or vocational training and a long history of unemployment
Workers with little eduaction
The contamination of water, air or land through the actions of people in an industrialized socitey.
Contamination of water, air or land
Social Audit
A comprehensive report of what an organization has done and is doing with regard to social issues that affect it.
A comprehensive report