Firms that exercise an explicit or implicit pressure on employees to engage in volunteer activities can be guilty of attempting to influence the personal choices of employees in ways that constitute invasion of privacy. In doing so, they are, in fact, communicating the firm s notion of:
what to believe, what values to support, and what goals to promote outside work.
its power to restrict employees autonomy.
what s best for society.
what employees need to do to be promoted.
Software is intellectual property and protected by ______________ from unauthorized use.
Software engineers have a set of codified rules regarding their professional moral conduct. These rules can be found in:
the Federal Trade Commission.
the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
the Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice.
the Tesla Code.
The ultimate moral judgment on whether or not a gift or entertainment is acceptable hinges on:
whether it might lead the recipient to sacrifice the interest of the firm.
whether it is the most expensive gift that the recipient has received.
the time of year that the gift was given.
everyone else on the same level in the firm has received similar gifts.
A contract restricting employees ability to work with a competitor or start a competing company is called:
a noncompete or nondisclosure contract.
a restrictive covenant.
an employment modifier.
a contract in restraint of trade.
Actions taken above and beyond the call of duty to save someone else s life are called:
A morally complicated problem arises when employees who are privy to proprietary information are restricted in various ways when they choose to change jobs. While the company may be motivated by the need to protect proprietary information, such restrictions may be unfair to the employee because it:
infringes on the employee s right to seek new employment.
assumes that the employee is dishonest.
infringes off of the employee s right of free speech.
discriminates against employees in technical positions.
The buying or selling of financial securities by business insiders on the basis of information has not been made public is called:
Management can protect itself from external whistleblowing on the part of its employees by:
creating an organizational structure and culture that would be more accommodating to employees concerns.
ensuring that all employees sign a code of ethics and watch videos on whistleblowing.
ensuring that employees understand the penalties for disclosing information outside company channels.
following the letter of the law at all times.
Kantianism, which includes a maximum of universalizability, would repudiate racism because they would find it difficult to believe that:
people who discriminate against others would be willing to be the victims of discrimination.
discrimination harms more than it benefits society.
it reduces corporate profits.
it goes against their religious beliefs.
Discrimination violates people s basic moral rights and mocks the ideal of:
human moral equality.
peace, love, and community.
building a pluralistic society.
the Constitution of the United States.
Today, an African American child has a one in ________ chance of being born into poverty.