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BA101 Assignment #5

13 Mar

WHAT: 

Answer questions based on the podcast and article (link below).

1. From”Can You Train Business School Students to Be Ethical”:   In your own words:

A. Describe in detail Ariel Rubinstein’s experiment on judgment and empathy and

B. Summarize his findings and conclusions.

2. From “Why People Do Bad Things”: Lamar Pierce notes most people would say they would never behave like Toby, and they would be wrong. He goes on to note that the assumption that we would not do wrong is based on a flawed premise. What is this flawed premise?

3. From “Why People Do Bad Things”: What type of goals does a “business frame” activate in a person?

4. From “Why People Do Bad Things”: Why were people inside Toby’s company and even outside his company willing to help Toby with his fraud?

5. From “Why People Do Bad Things”: What are some concrete proposals to get people to account for the ethical weaknesses or blind spots?

6. From “Can You Train Business School Students to Be Ethical”: A “new generation” of psychologists is thinking about creating ethical leaders and their thinking is based on a different premise. What is the premise?

7. From “Can You Train Business School Students to Be Ethical”: The article notes that discriminating unconsciously against those who are not like us and an accountant who’s future business depends on his/her client’s approval would be examples of what type of bias?

8. From “Can You Train Business School Students to Be Ethical”: A) If a sales manager wanted to reduce the number of false entries her salespeople were making on the expense report what could she do? Why would this reduce the number false entries being made?

9. From “Can You Train Business School Students to Be Ethical”: What are the top two responses give by students to the question, “Why do you want to be a CEO”?

 
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