What aspect of corporate culture relates to an organizations expectations about appropriate conduct?

Q31. The flatter organizational hierarchies brought about due to economic instability of the 1980s Show more Q31. The flatter organizational hierarchies brought about due to economic instability of the 1980s and early 1990s caused all of the following except a. focus on efficiency and economies of scale. b. workforce reduction. c. restructuring of the firm to focus on core competencies. d. more opportunities for outstanding employees to move into management. e. increasing empowerment of lower level employees. Q32. Effective shareholder activism could include all of the following activities except a. using grassroots campaigns such as letter writing. b. defacing company property. c. attending annual meetings. d. engaging in dialogue with management. e. submitting shareholder resolutions. Q33. When a company is denying responsibility and doing less than is required with a particular stakeholder it is engaged in a(n) _____ strategy. a. accommodative b. defensive c. inactive d. proactive e. reactive Q34. Companies with less than 100 employees account for about ____ percent of total employment in the United States. a. 40 b. 50 c. 10 d. 60 e. 70 Q35. The outcomes associated with positive stakeholder relationships are a. unlikely to have an effect on the firms reputation. b. both long-term and short-term in nature. c. always long-term in nature. d. of minimal importance to the operation of the firm. e. mostly short-term in nature. Q36. What aspect of corporate culture relates to an organizations expectations about appropriate conduct? a. Ethical climate b. Values c. Regulations d. Significant others e. Organizational climate Q37. How could regulation on businesses result in a hidden tax to consumers? a. Consumers may be required to pay large fees to have their garbage carried off to a landfill. b. States could raise their sales taxes to compensate for higher regulatory costs. c. Businesses could pass regulatory costs on to their consumers in the form of higher prices. d. Purchasing in larger quantities may actually become more expensive per unit than smaller purchases. e. Consumers may have to pay for recycling products that have been used or disposed. Q38. Which stakeholder is the primary focus of the shareholder model of corporate governance? a. Investors b. Community c. Employees d. Suppliers e. Customers Q39. If a doctor exaggerates the condition of a patient in order for it to be a condition covered by insurance the doctor is most likely applying which moral philosophy? a. Ethical formalism b. Utilitarianism c. Illegal behavior d. Consequentialism e. Egoism Q40. Shortly after World War II corporate managers a. rarely used the companys resources for reasons other than self-interest. b. had little decision-making authority over daily matters. c. possessed nearly unlimited power. d. were closely scrutinized by their boards of directors. e. were hired away from other firms on a regular basis. Show less

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