Choose five (5) questions to write in your own words about out of the following. No less than two (2) pages of content, single-spaced. Use quotations around each of your selected questions. Take your TurnItIn score into consideration as well.
Who are the people affected by résumé truth decisions?
What’s the difference between legal and ethical approaches to the question about padding the résumé?
Why might a job seeker have a duty to blur parts of his or her work history?
Why might an egoist lie on the résumé, and why not?
How can an employee ethically justify inventing a job offer in order to pressure the boss into granting a raise?
From the employee’s perspective, in what line of work might value to the organization function not very well as a gauge for setting salary levels?
How could a company justify paying accountants in its St. Louis office less than accountants in the New York City office?
From the employee’s perspective, in what line of work might experience and seniority function well as a gauge for setting salary levels?
Does an employer have an ethical responsibility to offer an intern a job at full pay once the internship is successfully completed? Why or why not?
Who is hurt by the creative magpie strategy and in what specific ways?
You’re working on a project with another worker and he’s not doing well. His contributions need constant correction. Does your obligation to the organization’s well-being provide ethical justification for informing superiors about the shortcomings? Does the ethical situation change if you’re also competing with that workmate for a promotion? If it changes, how and why? If not, why not?
Ethically, is there a difference between a worker sitting at her desk during office hours and working on her Facebook page and one who’s trolling Monster, looking to find a new job somewhere else? If not, why not? If so, what’s the difference?
If a company pays for your job training, is there a way to calculate how long you need to work there to satisfy the obligation to use the training for the company’s benefit?
In business terms, what’s the difference between trying to steal clients from your old employer and trying to steal market share? In ethical terms, what’s the difference?
What’s the difference between a trade secret and a patented idea?
If you feel as though you’ve been mistreated at work, can an ethical justification be formed for walking away at a moment of maximum pain for the company? Explain.
Can you think of a kind of job or line of work where any employee could walk off at any time without ethical qualms? What characteristics of the job allow that freedom?