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Which of the following statements is true about divine command theory?
God endorses absolute moral truths but he does not literally create them from nothing.
Moral standards are created by God.
Humans do not need to depend on God for our moral knowledge.
Believers are not necessarily more moral than non-believers.
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According to philosopher John Locke, which of the following statements about human rights is true?
Each human has basic rights to life, health, liberty, and possessions.
Human rights do not stay with us during our entire life
What human rights you are entitled to depend on where you live.
Human rights are created by governments.
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Mrs. Takeda jumps into an icy river to save a stranger. This is an example of
@This answer is found in Section 1.2 Ethics and Psychology in Introduction to Business Ethics.
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Identify the theory that believes people act only out of a self-interest.
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Which of the following ethical frameworks would support child labor if the consequences produced better overall results than the available alternatives?
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Limiting free speech by the government would be an example of the
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Groups could not function well if members of groups were completely free to make decisions for themselves about what to do and how to act. Which of the following uses legal rules and organizational rules to keep order in groups?
Social contract theory
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An example of an intrinsic value for an employee would be
getting a pay raise.
accomplishing something of real value.
receiving a bonus.
being rewarded with a gift card.
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The idea that women place a high value on caring and nurturing others is the _____ theory.
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When a pharmaceutical company releases a new drug with known side effects that will help more people than the side effects will harm, this is an example of what type of ethics?
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According to Immanuel Kant, there is essentially one fundamental moral duty:
to treat people like they exist for our purposes.
to consider the consequence of our actions.
to treat another person anyway that we want.
to treat all people as ends in themselves.
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Which of the following would be an immoral act but not usually considered an illegal act?
Stealing from an employer
Lying on the witness stand
Driving over the speed limit
Cheating on an exam
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Which of the following ethical frameworks explains that our decisions should be based on the overall consequences of our acts?
Social contract theory