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Topic: Business and ethics 

Business Education

 Standard 6.  Understands how the legal system affects business
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Knows different kinds of business crimes (e.g., arson, forgery, fraud, embezzlement)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows about arson as a business crime
     2.Knows about forgery as a business crime
     3.Knows about fraud as a business crime
     4.Knows about embezzlement as a business crime
 Standard 11.  Understands the legal implications of electronic communications and information systems on business
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands legal and ethical issues related to the ownership of electronically generated information
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands legal issues related to the ownership of electronically generated information
     2.Understands ethical issues related to the ownership of electronically generated information
   Benchmark 2.Knows federal and state legislation that addresses computer crime
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows federal legislation that addresses computer crime
     2.Knows state legislation that addresses computer crime
   Benchmark 4.Understands a variety of ethical issues related to information systems (e.g., issues related to property, privacy, access, and accuracy)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the ethics of property issues related to information systems
     2.Understands the ethics of privacy issues related to information systems
     3.Understands the ethics of access issues related to information systems
     4.Understands the ethics of accuracy issues related to information systems
 Standard 34.  Understands the role of ethics in the business world
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 1.Understands the similarities and differences between the ethical systems of different cultures
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the similarities between the ethical systems of different cultures
     2.Understands the differences between the ethical systems of different cultures
   Benchmark 2.Understands how ethics differs from governmental regulations
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that governmental regulations and ethics are different
   Benchmark 3.Knows that new governmental regulations are sometimes implemented in response to illegal or unethical business practices
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows that new governmental regulations are sometimes implemented in response to illegal business practices
     2.Knows that new governmental regulations are sometimes implemented in response to unethical business practices
   Benchmark 4.Knows ethical issues resulting from increased global competition (e.g., foreigners dumping products on the market at below-cost prices to drive competitors out of business; competing countries that tolerate questionable labor practices, bribery, corruption, and human rights violations)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ethical issues resulting from increased global competition
     2.Knows foreigners dumping products on the market at below-cost prices to drive competitors out of business is a result from increased global competition
     3.Knows competing countries that tolerate questionable labor practices is a result of increased global competition
     4.Knows competing countries that tolerate bribery is a result of increased global competition
     5.Knows competing countries that tolerate corruption is a result of increased global competition
     6.Knows competing countries that tolerate human rights violations is a result of increased global competition
   Benchmark 6.Knows ethical issues affecting consumers (e.g., truth in advertising, shoplifting)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ethical issues affecting consumers
     2.Knows truth in advertising is an issue affecting consumers
     3.Knows shoplifting is an issue affecting consumers
   Benchmark 7.Knows ethical issues related to marketing (e.g., truth in selling, truth in packaging, price fixing, industrial espionage)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ethical issues related to marketing
     2.Knows truth in selling is an ethical issue related to marketing
     3.Knows truth in packaging is an ethical issue related to marketing
     4.Knows price fixing is an ethical issue related to marketing
     5.Knows industrial espionage is an ethical issue related to marketing
 Standard 35.  Understands ethical concepts, including integrity and confidentiality, as related to the business environment
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Knows ethical issues involving employer/employee relationships (e.g., poor working conditions, hours wasted on the job, employee theft)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows ethical issues involving employer/employee relationships
     2.Knows poor working conditions is an ethical issue involving employer/employee relationships
     3.Knows hours wasted on the job is an ethical issue involving employer/employee relationships
     4.Knows employee theft is an ethical issue involving employer/employee relationships
   Benchmark 4.Knows what constitutes a business code of ethical behavior
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the concept of a business code of ethical behavior