. While it is true that increases in efficiency generate productivity increases, it is possible to get

caught in an “efficiency improvement trap.” Explain what this means.


. It is common knowledge that Sam’s boss Dom has been fudging the weekly productivity figures.

Several employees, including Sam, have spoken to him about this, but he continues to do it. Sam

has observed a drop in morale among his coworkers due to this. Sam is thinking about sending an

anonymous note to Dom’s boss. Would that be ethical? What would you do if you were Sam?


. Give two examples of what would be considered unethical involving competition and the ethical

principles that would be violated.