Ethics of Disclosure

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1. Disclosure of judicious information is ___.

  a. free to all

  b. free to a select group

  c. secret

  d. only for official purposes


2. A threat of disclosure is loss of ___.

  a. control

  b. relationships

  c. good will

  d. all 3


3. A climate of ____ can stimulate a move toward a higher disclosure level.

  a. trust

  b. watchfulness

  c. order

  d. privacy


4. Realists tend to see facts as ___.

  a. neutral

  b. unfriendly

  c. friendly

  d. irrelevant


5. Disclosure is best ___.

  a. prescribed by law

  b. self-managed

  c. done by a third party

  d. not done


6. Most people do not readily disclose ___.

  a. salaries

  b. career decisions

  c. personal feelings

  d. all 3


7. "Every disclosure act provides some person with the opportunity for action that was formerly held only by the discloser."

  a. true

  b. false


8. Disclosure is usually ___.

  a. free of cost

  b. expensive

  c. cheap

  d. none of the 3


9. In an open organization, a policy of secrecy is the _________________.

  a. rule

  b. exception

  c. procedure

  d. law


10. "Every person has the right to inspect any public record of a public body, except as otherwise prohibited."

  a. true

  b. false


11. A cardinal principle of God is _______________.

  a. secrecy

  b. disclosure

  c. control

  d. hiding all evil


12. Disclosure and secrecy are used at times of ___.

  a. helping

  b. harming

  c. deceiving

  d. all 3