Business Ethics, Governance & Risk June 2018 Assignment

29 Mar

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Today’s global economy is a knowledge economy. There is a demand for a new type of multinational, multifaceted globally responsible and aware manager, who is operational across national borders. You are working with a global company in which you spend time in different countries as part of your business responsibilities. What competencies do you think you have and which ones do you need and why to fulfill your role successfully?

2. Do you believe that the production of biofuels is a viable solution for addressing both the world’s energy needs and global warming? Why and why not, discuss the ethical pros and cons of your answer.

3. Three years ago, Dinesh Thakur exposed how India’s then largest drugmaker and his former employer, Ranbaxy Laboratories, failed to conduct proper safety and quality tests on drugs and lied to regulators about its procedures. He made his name, and almost $48 million as a whistleblower award from the United States, when U.S. regulators fined Ranbaxy $500 million for violating federal drug safety laws and making false statements to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

a. Under what circumstances would you be compelled to blow the whistle as an employee in an organization?

b. If you are the employer, how can you prevent whistle blowing, explain.

 

Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

Alok a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

13 Sep

Business Ethics, Governance & Risk

1. Alok, a former employee of ABC Ltd has taken the proprietary customer list of the company to his new company, XYZ Ltd. According to you what are the moral issues involved here for both ABC Ltd as well as XYZ Ltd. What are the options available to his immediate boss at XYZ Ltd when Alok offers this list.

2. In this era of resources availability crisis can ethical consumerism influence/change business? Do you think ethical consumption is a moral choice? Evaluate your answer using any one ethical theory.

3. Ayesha is a successful Vice President, Finance since last 3 years of a mid size FMCG company recognized as a highly motivated, committed and capable executive across the organization. When the CEO of the company meets with an accident and is paralyzed the Company Board chooses to elevate Ayesha’s Junior, Nikhil, Vice President Marketing, just one year old in the company, as the next CEO. The organization is now largely divided into 2 factions, each favoring either Ayesha or Nikhil. You are the Head of Human Resources thinking of addressing this issue of gender discrimination.

a. According to you, which 5 factors influence the attitude of an individual towards gender bias? How can this attitude be changed/ overcome?

b. Analyze and evaluate any three internal processes and systems that you think would have prevented this situation from happening.

Business Ethics Governance & Risk

27 Jun

1. The New Companies Act of 2013 introduced conditional CSR spend of 2 percent – a first of its kind mandate globally. You have been retained as a CSR consultant by Acumen Logistics Services, a company providing cold storage & transport services. Which according to you will be the two or three appropriate CSR initiatives for them from schedule VII and what will be your recommendation/plan on how they should implement them?

2. In the parking lots of Bangalore, it is a common sight to see provisions made to recharge the car batteries of Reva, the electric car. The way it works is quietly making sense to the customers. Elaborate on the ethical and sustainable dimensions of manufacturing and marketing such a product in a country like India.

3. Are you aware that you are being tracked and watched while you are surfing the net. The advertisers observe your surfing behavior and accordingly target their ads at you. You end up exposing your supposed needs unawares as someone is stealing data about your online surfing patterns. This kind of tracking and placing ads in the surfer’s path is known as contextual targeting.

a. What is the inherent moral issue here? Why is it an issue? What does law say about it.

b. Marketer’s say prohibition of tracking takes away the marketer’s legitimate right to study consumer behavior. Which side do you agree with and what are your reasons for doing so?