Communication Ethics: Distinguishing Ethical Dilemmas and Ethical Lapses [LO-4] In a report of no more than one page, explain why you think each of the following is or is not ethical:
a. Deemphasizing negative test results in a report on your product idea
b. Taking an office computer home to finish a work-related assignment
c. Telling an associate and close friend that she should pay more attention to her work responsibilities or management will fire her
d. Recommending the purchase of excess equipment to use up your allocated funds before the end of the fiscal year so that your budget won’t be cut next year.