Mgt321t week 1 apply exercise


Note:I got question 6 and 7 incorrect. I have marked incorrect options. So, you have only 2 options to choose from. As you have two attempts, you will certainly score 100 percent as one of two options of both questions are correct.

Question 1

This is a scenario, not question.

Assume you are a nursing director for a nursing home. You’ve been working at your facility for a few short months when you learn the company that owns the home has been improperly overbilling Medicare for the care and services provided to your residents. You bring this to the attention of the company’s managers, but they do nothing. You then notify the appropriate authorities (becoming a whistle-blower) and, dismayed by the fraud and other problems, you quit.

Question 2

Why are ethics considered so important when studying organizational behavior?

Unethical behavior makes it easy to influence others and conduct business.

Unethical behavior can ensure loyalty, which helps the performance of individuals and teams

You will be confronted with ethical challenges at all levels of organizations and throughout your career

Unethical acts are not illegal and can benefit the company

Question 3

The contingency approach suggests that

there is one best way to manage

OB theories apply to all situations

a manager needs to learn a set of hard-and-fast rules

the best answer depends on the situation 

Question 4

Overcharging Medicare for care and services provided to patients is an example of ______ behavior






Question 5

Ethics is primarily concerned with

right and wrong

legal and illegal

moral and immoral

religious and nonreligious

Question 6

In an ethical dilemma such as the one presented above

there are two choices, neither of which resolves the situation in an ethically acceptable manner

there are two choices, either of which resolves the situation in an ethically acceptable manner

there are two choices, one of which resolves the situation in an ethically acceptable manner(Incorrect)

there is only one choice(Incorrect)

Question 7

In the case above, this presents a(n) _____

ethical dilemma(Incorrect)

desired outcome (Incorrect)

systematic approach


Question 8

The case above represents an extreme example of unethical and illegal conduct. These are the exception in the business community. Which of the following statements about this behavior is false?

Very few unethical acts are also illegal

Most unethical acts are not punished in any way

Even if illegal, few of these acts are prosecuted

You can rely on the legal system to manage or assure ethical conduct at work 

Question 9

Problem solving and critical thinking are ______ because they use logic and reasoning to develop and evaluate options

technical skills

soft skills

common sense

hard skills


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