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COM 295 WEEK 1 KNOWLEDGE CHECK STUDY GUIDE
1.As part of an effort to hire younger workers, a multinational organization assures
applicants that they will get to visit its offices in other countries and work with the
employees there. However, only two out of every nine workers actually get selected for
such projects. What moral dilemma best fits this scenario?
Hester’s organization has put her in charge of setting up their first office in a different
country. She hires a construction firm to oversee the building operations. A project
manager at the firm tells her that the building work is “almost complete,” but when Hester
goes in person a week later she finds that work hasn’t even begun. What moral dilemma
best describes this situation?
Which of the following could lead to an ethical dilemma as a result of a cosmetic
Dave is a member of the talent acquisition team at a pharmaceutical company. He almost
always follows official guidelines when communicating in a professional capacity.
However, he recently wrote an “off the record” letter to an applicant mentioning that while
his credentials were excellent, he could not be offered employment as Dave’s next hire
needed to fulfill certain diversity requirements. Can the company be held legally
accountable in this instance? Why or why not?
Which act led to managers asking employees to grant signed permission before revealing
Gabriel’s job involves overseeing business correspondence between his company and
various governmental agencies. The passage of a certain act made this correspondence