Question-mngt 361 404 leadership & management fall 2015 ch 15 quiz

 

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The Bhopal disaster pointed to the need for what?
(a) Economic sustainability
(b) Social sustainability
(c) Environmental sustainability
(d) Human rights laws
(e) Institutional framework

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Bryce is a vice president of a mid-sized technology company. He is in charge of many annual drives to foster good will among the company’s neighbors and outlying neighborhoods. Bryce is in charge of _____.
(a) Managing the social responsibility program
(b) Writing the firm’s policy statement
(c) Conducting the social audit
(d) Organizing collusive acts
(e) Convincing investors to participate in  company  decisions  

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Which of the following options best defines “social reasonability”?

(a) Social responsibility is a word associated with practices that support the future, as well as the present.
(b) Social responsibility is “an economy’s capacity to regularly produce outcomes consistent with long-term economic development”.
(c) Social responsibility is the phrase used to describe the role businesses, institutions, and people can have in creating and maintaining the health and well-being of communities
(d) Social responsibility means preservation of environmental resources and biodiversity, creation of sustainable access to safe drinking  water, and enhancement  of quality of life among the most impoverished
(e) Social responsibility refers to improvement of daily life for the greatest number of people through improving fair income distribution   

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In connection with corporate social responsibility,____________ is a term associated with practices that support the future, as well as the present.

(a) Social responsibility
(b) Sustainability
(c) Healing
(d)  foresight
(e) Empathy

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Jasper wants his business to be socially responsible, but he is afraid the cost will be too much for him and for his employees. Which of the following is probably the best way to convince Jasper that he is worrying needlessly?

(a) Researching popular attitudes toward social responsibility
(b) Finding examples of the harm that lack of social responsibility can do
(c) Convincing his stakeholders
(d) Recommending the defensive approach
(e) Presenting the example of the Johnson & Johnson company

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Which of the following questions describes the point at issue between Mike and Joel?
(a) Did the company secure higher profits after implementing the proactive approach to social responsibility?
(b) Should companies ever invest resources into programs aimed at addressing social responsibility?
(c) Was the company doing well before implementing proactive social responsibility programs?
(d) Can the proactive approach to social responsibility be credited for the company’s increased profits?
(e)    Should there be laws to encourage or require companies to behave in socially responsible ways?

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Estelle makes sure that her department does not excess the energy quota that the corporate officers have set. She listens carefully to employee’s work problems and recently got permission to sponsor one of her more talented workers in business management courses. Which of the following best describes what Estelle is practicing?
(a) Sustainable development
(b) Commercial acumen
(c) Community service
(d) Social responsibility
(e) Servant leadership
 
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Lydia’s textile business has finally taken off and is making a large profit. Now she would like to concentrate on social responsibility. Which of the following would be the best course of action for Lydia?
(a) Write a company credo
(b) Sponsoring a charitable foundation
(c) Reduce her workers’ hours
(d) Reduce her company’s energy use to less than that prescribed by law
(e) Adopt socialism

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The business partners of a large American restaurant chain sponsored a trip for employee volunteers to take food the victims of a natural disaster in the Caribbean. What are partner encouraging?
(a) Adherence to the company credo
(b) World peach
(c) Long-term orientation
(d) Global citizenship
(e) The accommodative approach

 

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Which of the following statements is false?
(a) Impoverished communities in high-risk areas are predicated to be most vulnerable overall.
(b) Fewer deaths and injuries due to exposure to extreme cold are expected
(c) Global warming may trigger changes in water quality that will likely have an adverse effect on many freshwater species and their ecosystems.
(d) Many experts predict that inadequate education, health care, public health programs, and economic development may lead to health crises
(e) Overall food production is predicated to rise when temperate increases beyond 1 to 3 C

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In what way does Novica support social sustainability?
(a) They encourage artistic and economic growth in developing nations
(b) They founded the fair-trade movement
(c) They sponsor worker education programs
(d) They strive to wipe out child slavery
(e) They promote a safe, healthy workplace

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At what part of environmental sustainability was the “Cash for Clunkers” program aimed?
(a) Pure water
(b) Clean air
(c) Biodiversity
(d) Waste management
(e) Green jobs

 

 

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Which of the following, if true, weakens Joel’s argument?
(a)  Surveys show that the public has placed increasing importance on social responsibility in the last five years.
(b) The company was recently included in a list of the country’s most socially responsible corporations
(c) New laws have recently been passed that require companies to behave more socially responsibly
(d) The company faces stiff competition from steel companies with longer histories and large budgets
(e) The country’s economy as a whole has improved since the company began its proactive approach to social responsibility

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Which of the following is a way in which the financial sector, specifically, can prevent another major recession?
(a) Refuse to loan to polluters
(b) Eliminate subprime mortgage lending
(c) Treat their employees fairly
(d) Invest in developing nations
(e) Bear most of the burden of sustainability

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If there were an adverting campaign for social reasonability in business, which of the following would be the best venue for it?
(a) The UN newsletter
(b) Mother Jones, a publication concerned with social issues
(c) An online magazine for small business owners
(d) A college Facebook page 
(e) The Wall Street Journal

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What component do the Masssai tribe and sustainable businesses have in common?
(a) Advantageous manipulation of economic power
(b) Advantageous manipulation of economic power
(c) Ability to manage themselves and their environment
(d) Interdependence among their members
(e) Strong ethical framework

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In a time of massive social change, what do businesses need to do?
(a) Change with the times
(b) Prevent another global recession
(c) Figure out how they can support sustainability
(d) Allow international business to develop unhindered
(e) Work to make war obsolete

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Mike and Jeol are managers at a steel company that has recently posted record profits. “ Our profits started rising shortly after we implemented a proactive approach to social responsibility. “ Mike notes. “The public has clearly responded to our efforts to become more environmentally-conscious and more active in the community. This explains our record profits. “ Joel disagrees. “ Our company was doing fine fifteen years ago when we adopted a defensive approach to social responsibility,” he claims.. “ Back then, we didn’t waste time or money on being’ socially responsible’ unless the law required it. Furthermore, our customers never complained that our actions were unethical or irresponsible. Our profits would be even higher today if those resources had been invested into more profitable avenues.”
(a) He creates a false analogy between the proactive approach to social responsibility-conscious policies 
(b) He shifts the scope of the argument from company profits to the relative effectiveness of different approaches to social responsibility
(c) E argues that a proactive  approach to social responsibility caused increased  profits because it began around the time profits began rising
(d) He assumes, without evidence, that the company would have lost money if it had not instituted a proactive approach to social responsibility
(e) He is overly vague when discussing the ways in which the company has adopted the proactive approach to social responsibility
   

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The younger managers Of A1’s business want pursue economic sustainability as goal. A1 is used to traditional economic goals and is not convinced. What goal does A1 most likely object to changing?
(a) Keeping the supply chain local
(b) Operating only domestically   
(c) Production  quotas
(d) A larger customer base
(e) Short-term profit

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Elis Costa has recently been promoted to the position of CEO of an engineering firm for which she’s worked her entire career. As part of other efforts to get her company where she thinks it needs to be, she is reinstituting a classical view of social responsibility. In doing so, on which of the following will Elis likely focus?
(a) Values-based management
(b) A code of ethics
(c) Green management
(d)  Maximizing profits
(e) Carbon emissions
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

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