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Question 15 pts

If you commit one of the infractions (from last week), but call it by a different name, then you are rationalizing.

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Question 25 pts

"Everybody else does it" is the rationalization form of the "bandwagon" logical fallacy.

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Question 35 pts

"If we don't do it, someone else will" is a rationalization that only excuses other's wrongdoing, which is then compounded by YOUR wrongdoing.

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Question 45 pts

The rationalization of "that's the way it's always been done" is a form of refusing to face an ethical dilemma.

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Question 55 pts

"We'll wait until the lawyers tell us it's wrong" is a perfectly valid strategy. We can't all be knowledgeable about every single aspect of ethics, can we?  

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Question 65 pts

"It doesn't really hurt anyone" is also perfectly valid, since no one is actually being physically, emotionally, or financially harmed.

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Question 75 pts

"The system is unfair" should not be looked at as a rationalization; instead, it is a cry from the majority to reflect on and change a system that really is unfair.

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Question 85 pts

"It's a gray area" is just a short-lived strategy that postpones ethical analysis indefinitely.

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Question 95 pts

"I was just following orders" does not excuse you from doing the right thing.

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Question 105 pts

The rationalization "we don't all share the same ethics" is a failure to acknowledge that there are some common values that demand universal application and consideration.

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Question 117 pts

Peter Drucker's Resolution test borrows from the Hippocratic oath because it says:

Above all, do no harm
Above all, put profits first
Above all, don't get caught
Above all, control the narrative

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Question 127 pts

Laura Nash's Resolution Test has this many steps:

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20
12
35

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Question 137 pts

Blanchard and Peale's Resolution Test asks this many questions:

5
100
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3

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Question 147 pts

Warren Buffett's "Front-Page-of-the-Newspaper" Test relies on _______ to work.

the ability to feel ashamed or embarrassed
the ability to deflect attention, once the incident becomes public
having a "fall guy" ready and available
having a back-up plan

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Question 157 pts

The purpose of the "National Inquirer" test is to make managers:

take responsibility for everything that goes wrong in a company
envision how their actions and decisions look to the outside world
take all the blame and none of the credit
look as foolish as possible on the front of a tabloid that usually deals in celebrity gossip

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Question 165 pts

The "Wall Street Journal" test asks managers to consider:

the cost of a yearly subscription to the Wall Street Journal
the embarrassment their actions would cause the Wall Street Journal, who supported them
to envision the consequences of a decision
the picture themselves on the front of the WSJ, in triumph

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Question 175 pts

Kant's "Categorical Imperative" includes this component, derived from the Bible:

an eye for an eye
stoning as an appropriate punishment
throwing whistle-blowers into a pit of hungry lions
the Golden Rule

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Question 185 pts

The Unnamed Resolution Test involves:

you and your own conscience
you and your enemies
you and your reputation
you and your friends
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