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This set of Managing for Sustainability Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Managing For Sustainability Set 4

Q1 | Which of the following does the term Corporate Social Responsibility relate to?
  • Ethical conduct
  • Environmental practice
  • Community investment
  • All of the above
Q2 | Who are organisational stakeholders?
  • Government
  • Employees
  • Customers
  • All of the above
Q3 | What is Ethics to do with?
  • The wider community
  • Business
  • Right and wrong
  • Nothing
Q4 | Which of the following is an example of an area where business ethics apply?
  • Conduct of international operations
  • Nowhere
  • In the personal life of staff
  • None of the above
Q5 | Which legislation relates to the concept of business ethics?
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Food Act
  • Building regulations
  • All of these
Q6 | The four types of social responsibility include:
  • legal, philanthropic, economic, and ethical
  • ethical, moral, social, and economic
  • philanthropic, justice, economic, and ethical
  • legal, moral, ethical, and economic
Q7 | The ________ dimension of social responsibility refers to a business's societalcontribution of time, money, and other resources.
  • Ethical
  • Philanthropic
  • Volunteerism
  • Strategic
Q8 | A stakeholder orientation includes all of the following activities except:
  • generating data about stakeholder groups
  • assessing the firm's effects on stakeholder groups
  • distributing stakeholder information throughout the firm
  • minimizing the influence of stakeholder information on the firm
Q9 | Stakeholders are considered more important to an organization when:
  • they can make use of their power on the organization
  • they do not emphasize the urgency of their issues
  • their issues are not legitimate
  • they can express themselves articulately
Q10 | A (n) ________ is a problem, situation, or opportunity requiring an individual, group, or organization to choose among several actions that must be evaluated as right or wrong.
  • Crisis
  • ethical issue
  • indictment
  • fraud
Q11 | Which moral philosophy seeks the greatest good for the greatest number of people?
  • Consequentialism
  • Utilitarianism
  • Egoism
  • Ethical formalism
Q12 | What type of justice exists if employees are being open, honest, and truthful in their communications at work?
  • Procedural
  • Distributive
  • Ethical
  • Interactional
Q13 | A high-commitment approach to environmental issues may include all of the following except:
  • risk analysis
  • stakeholder analysis
  • green-washing
  • strategic sustainability auditing
Q14 | Better access to certain markets, differentiation of products, and the sale of pollutioncontrol technology are ways in which better environmental performance can:
  • increase revenue
  • increase costs
  • decrease revenue
  • decrease costs
Q15 | Atmospheric issues include all of the following except:
  • acid rain
  • global warming
  • air pollution
  • water quantity
Q16 | To be successful, business ethics training programs need to:
  • focus on personal opinions of employees.
  • be limited to upper executives.
  • educate employees on formal ethical frameworks and models of ethical decision making.
  • promote the use of emotions in making tough ethical decisions.
Q17 | Most companies begin the process of establishing organizational ethics programs by developing:
  • ethics training programs.
  • codes of conduct.
  • ethics enforcement mechanisms.
  • hidden agendas.
Q18 | For referent power to be effective, what must exist between individuals in the relationship?
  • Antipathy
  • Rivalry
  • History
  • Empathy
Q19 | When a firm charges different prices to different groups of customers, it may be accused of:
  • cultural relativism
  • money laundering
  • facilitating payments
  • price discrimination
Q20 | The ability to interpret and adapt successfully to different national, organizational, and professional cultures is called:
  • national competitiveness.
  • global development.
  • cultural intelligence.
  • stakeholder sensitivity.
Q21 | Successful global initiatives addressing standards for business must begin and end with:
  • the role of corporate governance and shareholder power in corporate decision making.
  • social activism
  • the implementation of standardized ethics programs.
  • the consolidation of economic and environmental efforts.
Q22 | The social economy partnership philosophy emphasizes:
  • cooperation and assistance.
  • profit maximization.
  • competition.
  • restricting resources and support.
Q23 | Which of the following is not a driver of responsible competitiveness?
  • Policy drivers
  • Development drivers
  • Business action
  • Social enablers
Q24 | Which of the following is a problem presented by ethics audits?
  • They may be used to reallocate resources.
  • They identify practices that need improvement.
  • Selecting auditors may be difficult.
  • They may pinpoint problems with stakeholder relationships.
Q25 | The first step in the auditing process should be to secure the commitment of:
  • employees.
  • top executives and directors.
  • stockholders.
  • customers.