24.1 Managers are said to have a........................................responsibility(or duty of faithful service)in
respect of the entities whose purposes they serve.
Which term correctly completes this sentence?
C Fiduciary(1 mark)
24.2 What is the name given to an approach to ethical decision-making which considers the'right'decision to
be the one which results in the greatest good to the greatest number of people in a given situation?
C Virtue ethics(1 mark)
24.1 C Rationale:'Fiduciary'means'of trust'.Although this is a terminology question,it addresses the
important point that all managers(and organisations)are accountable to some external entity and
24.2 A Rationale:Utilitarianism is based on'usefulness':the greatest good of the greatest number.
Deontology is an alternative approach based on absolute moral principles(or categorical
imperatives):what is morally'right'in a situation.Virtue ethics is a belief in pursuing positive
moral qualities,which flow out into behaviour.