Kenneth Galbraith describes the Dependence Effect as the creation of wants by
the very processes that satisfy these wants. In other words, the manufacturing
of demand through advertising is as important as the manufacturing of the
Group of answer choices
2. What distinguishes Buddhist economics from the economics of modern materialism?
A: A Buddhist economics would support the total
mechanization of the workplace so humans can be freed from labor to enjoy the
bliss of leisure.
B: A Buddhist economics would pursue human
well-being by maximizing the consumption of goods.
Buddhist economics would prefer the production use of renewable materials to
to RAN (the Rainforest Action Network) and AFAN (the African Forest Network),
the Chad/Cameroon Pipeline would have the following effect:
the economy of Chad by doubling its revenues per year, allowing Chad to invest
in health, education, environment, infrastructure and rural development
B: Open up the territory of the indigenous
people, so the Bagyeli people can fully and fairly participate in the
C: Help West African countries forge economic
bonds with Western MNC's rather than form alliances with the anti-Western
countries of Libya and Sudan
D: Endanger forest, mangroves and coral reefs
E: All of the above
4. How would
Florian Wettstein view Apple, Inc.'s relationship with Foxconn Technology Group
based in China?
A: Direct complicity
B: Beneficial complicity
C; Silent Complicity
D: A & C
E: B & C
F: All of the above
Maitland considers three levels of wages and labor standards in international
sweatshops. Which standard does he
A: “Living wage” standard: subsistence wages and as much above that as
workers and their dependents need in order to live with reasonable dignity,
given the general state of development of the society.
Classical liberal standard: a
wage or labor practice freely chosen by informed workers in a society.
C: Home country standards: the same wages and labor standards of the
corporation's home country regardless of where the international corporation
Veblen claims that the tradition of giving presents, gifts and feasts was not
just an expression of hospitality and friendliness but also had the economic
function of displaying and so increasing the social status of the
"gentleman" who shared his wealth with others. What does Veblen call this phenomenon?
B: vicarious consumption
Prahalad analyzes “creating the capacity to consume“in terms of "The
affordability, access & aesthetics
affordability, aesthetics & availability
C: affordability, access & availability
availability & aesthetics
8. James Rachels
claims that all viable human societies share core values/norms even if their
practices are widely diverse.
9. How would Deborah Johnson view Fingerhut's
A: as an innovative
way of creating, gathering, moving and using customer information so customers
can be provided with personalized catalogs that reflect what they most want and
B: as a digital
Panopticon that gives a commercial interest the power to shape and determine
C: as an unethical
practice of information-gathering since customers are not protected by a wide
array of legislation that prevents misuse of private data
D: All of the above
E: B & C
F: A & B
would Richard DeGeorge and Donaldson & Dunfee each evaluate the EXXONMOBIL
OIL PIPELINE IN CHAD & CAMEROON CASE? For D&D, use the ISCT paper - not
Donaldson's "Values in Tension")
IN YOUR OWN
WORDS, develop moral evaluations for each theorist.
1. FRAME THE CASE: Identify & describe the main features of
2. DEVELOP THE THEORIST'S REASONING: Identify & describe the theorist's main
concepts and explain how they work together to create a particular theoretical
THEORIST'S REASONING TO THE CASE: Explain why particular features of the case
are relevant to shaping the theorist's perspective.
ORIGINAL WORK ONLY! 400-500 word minimum