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11.Donald McNeese worked in the tax department of one of Prudential Insurance Company’s Florida offices and was frustrated at what he felt was unfairly low pay. Federal prosecutors say he took out his anger by stealing computerized personnel files for more than 60,000 company employees.  McNeese sold this information over the Internet.  McNeese’s behavior was an example of:

a.production deviance

b.personal deviance

c.political deviance

d.organizational irresponsibility

e.property deviance

12.According to a GAO report, the Department of Defense alone maintains an inventory of at least $100 billion in spare parts, clothing, medical supplies, and fuel. And even though the Defense Department doesn’t classify pilferage as a major problem, its annual inventory shrinkage alone runs a billion or two a year.  This employee pilferage is an example of:

a.production deviance

b.personal aggression

c.political deviance

d.organizational irresponsibility

e.property deviance

13.In violation of anti-kickback laws, some hospitals have begun asking hospice providers to perform duties normally handled by discharge planners, according to health-care attorney Elizabeth Hogue. “If providers agree to do these things, it would clearly be a kickback or a rebate in the form of free services to a referral source,” Hogue said.  The hospice providers could potentially be guilty of:

a.production deviance

b.personal aggression

c.political deviance

d.organizational irresponsibility

e.property deviance

14.An individual who uses his or her influence to harm others in the company is engaged in:

a.political deviance

b.personal aggression

c.production deviance

d.property deviance

e.organizational irresponsibility

15.Which of the following would be an example of political deviance?

a.leaving early

b.sabotaging equipment

c.competing nonbeneficially

d.sexual harassment

e.accepting kickbacks

16.The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reports that there has been a steady increase of sexual harassment charges brought by men since 1992.  This statement indicates the need to eliminate ______ in the workplace.

a.production deviance

b.personal aggression

c.political deviance

d.organizational irresponsibility

e.property deviance

17.Spreading rumors about coworkers would be an example of:

a.personal aggression

b.production deviance

c.property deviance

d.political deviance

e.formalized grapevine misuse

18.The __________ determined that companies can be prosecuted and punished for the illegal or unethical actions of employees, even if management didn’t know about the unethical behavior.

a.U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines

b.U.S. Supreme Court

c.U.S. Department of Labor

d.U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

e.Federal Trade Commission

19.Which of the following organizations are covered by the U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines?

a.a manufacturer of barbecue grills

b.a natural gas supplier

c.a chain of movie theaters

d.a grocery wholesaler

e.all of these

20.If a catalog retailer promised customers it would not sell their information (addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.) to another direct marketing company, and it did, the catalog retailer would be found guilty of invasion of privacy under:

a.the Internet Compliancy Act

b.specific Supreme Court rulings

c.the Federal Trade Act

d.the Cellar-Kefauver Act of 1995

e.the U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines

 

 

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