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2. Normally, a court in the U.S. applying the common law of contract will be able to question the adequacy of consideration to see if the contract is a fair one.
4. Under current U.S. law, corporate employers cannot advertise for positions in minority or women's business journals since that would be "reverse discrimination."
13. The death of a party to a contract will always result in the automatic termination of that contract since it would not be right to burden the surviving spouse or other heirs with business matters.
15. Theft of confidential information by industrial espionage can be construed as the theft of a trade secret and be a very serious federal crime in the United States.
17. To commit an intentional tort, a person always must act with an evil motive to commit physical harm.
19. Was it reasonably foreseeable to the defendant that the defendant's conduct could lead to this kind of injury?
20. none of the above.
27. the dissolution of the partnership and the partnership's buyout of Dina's interest in the firm.
5. An injunction
9. Legally under the employment at-will doctrine but likely immorally
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1.It determines the moral worth of an action based on what a society believes is morally right2. Immanuel Kant would support the Golden Rule of religion ("Do unto others as you would have them do unto you").
3. Psychological egoism is an ethical and normative theory that prescribes how people should behave in certain situations.4. Determine the moral worth of an action regardless of their consequences
5. Ethical Relativism
6. All of the above.
7. Decisions require the measurement of quantities and qualities that are not subject to precise measurement.
8. All of the above.
17. Social responsibility decisions in business should be decided according to
philosophical Natural Law and Natural rights ethical principles.18. Social responsibility and ethical egoism are mutually exclusive and contradictory values.
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9. Both an ethical obligation and a legal duty
10. All of the above.
11. All of the above.
12. A and B
13. When a person looks to an outside source for moral rules or commands, he or she might be characterized as an ethical emotist.
14. These proposals are necessary because existing laws, though extensive, still have moral and social responsibility "gaps"
15. These proposals are inadvisable because they will reduce corporate ability to respond quickly to changing business conditions and therefore will create allocational inefficiency.
16. Profit-maximization by lawful means is socially responsible behavior and that market forces will deter corporate socially irresponsible conduct.