problem 1: What kinds of ethical issues are faced by those in the field of health care? Determine the role of ethics in health care? Why are codes of ethics particularly significant in the health care field? Why do you think the doctor-patient relationship as an ethical issue?
problem 2: Analyze in detail the five kinds of internet fraud. Please describe any personal experiences you have encountered with internet fraud? What are practical preventative measures to deter being a victim of internet fraud? Please be specific.
problem 3: There are many exs of ethical dilemmas dealing with the privacy of customers. Using cookies is a common manner of monitoring preferences of customers and potential customers. Company’s websites gather and store information regarding its customers through cookies. Do you agree with this business practice? What are the advantages to the company, and what are the advantages and potential drawbacks to the customer?
problem 4: You are the Assistant human resource manager for Proctor and Gamble. One of your tasks is to monitor e-mail of all employees. You have discovered an e-mail which you would consider ‘sexual harassment’, which was sent from one employee to the other. What particular action steps would you take in this condition? What are your ethical responsibilities under such circumstances?
problem 5: Examine and describe the kinds of computer and telephone monitoring systems being used in the work-place. What are the ethical issues comprised with these kind of monitoring systems? How does your workplace employ a monitoring system? What are your personal feelings regarding monitoring employee's computer and telephone communication?
problem 6: What is whistle blowing, and why is it significant to the study of business ethics? Give details. Describe the reasons why an employee would refrain from reporting potentially unethical behavior in his/her organization? Should a corporation establish an ethics hotline? Describe the benefits and drawbacks of having one.
problem 7: You have been asked by your CEO to recruit for a new position: corporate ethics officer. Make a job explanation for this new position. In the job description, make sure to describe the role the ethics officer will play in the company and also the qualifications this individual should hold.
problem 8: You are a high level manager for a corporation which has recently expanded into the global market. You have been asked to manage an interdepartmental team which will help you to make a global ethics training program. Imagine that your team has very little, if any, experience with ethics training or international management. Make a memorandum to your team that describes the requirement for an ethics training program, the advantages of an ethics training program, and how the program will be implemented. Make sure to describe the key elements in a global ethics training program and the global cultural dimensions in full detail.