What Organisational Theoretical Framework would best work to address the topic of sustainability and social responsibility within a company, and why?
To what extent is culture relevant to organizational theory?
What are the main elements and exponents of Classical Organizational Theory? Please illustrate with an example where application of theory can be appreciated.How can an agreement for the unlawful sale of drugs be enforced?
Only after the title has passed and the drugs have been destroyed
Only if in writing and the criminal trial is complete
Only after an action for special leave of the court is successful
It cannot be enforced by the courts
David advertises a bicycle for sale on Facebook. Sally reads the advertisement and telephones David. Which of the following scenarios is correct?
Sally says to David ‘I accept. I will be coming to collect the bike this afternoon.’ This constitutes and agreement.
Sally says to David ‘You want too much for the bicycle in your advertisement. I will give you 50% of what you want. See you this afternoon. What Sally has said to David constitutes acceptance of an offer.
Sally says to David ‘I would like to buy your bicycle for 50% of the price you have advertised.’ David says ‘OK see you this afternoon.’ This constitutes an agreement.
Sally says to David ‘I would like to buy your bicycle for the price stated.’ David says ‘Sorry, I already sold it to another person.’ This constitutes an example of equitable estoppel.
Which of the following types of contract are legal at common law?
Contracts prejudicial to the institution of marriage.
Contracts for personal service paid in cash and not declared as taxable income.
Contracts promoting corruption in the public sector.
Contracts with minors for unhealthy foods.
Which of these statements is true of the doctrine of privity?
It prevents persons who are not party to a contract from suing or being sued on it because only parties to the contract can enforce contractual rights against each other
It prevents personal information from being passed to government departments
It applies when parties to a contract do not meet personally
It protects elderly citizens from unfair or unjust bargains
Which of the following occurs where a condition in a contract is breached?
The party who did not cause the breach may terminate the contract and sue for damages
The party who did not cause the breach may terminate the contract but has no right to sue for damages
The party who did not cause the breach may not terminate the contract but can sue for damages
The party who did not cause the breach may not terminate the contract or sue for damages
Which of the following will vitiate a contract between parties in a relationship of trust and confidence?
None of the other answers are correct
What types of misrepresentations are recognised by the law?
Innocent, negligent and mutual
Mutual, common and unilateral
Fraudulent, innocent and negligent
Negligent, fraudulent and mutual
Andy contracts with Matt to buy his red Hyundai for $5,000. When he arrives at Matt’s house, there is a rusty 1992 model sitting outside, and his 2001 model is in the driveway. Andy thought he was buying the 2001 model, whereas Matt thought the contract was for the 1992 model. What is the legal consequence of this scenario?
The contract is void due to mutual mistake
The contract is voidable due to innocent misrepresentation
The contract is valid due to unilateral mistake
The contract is voidable due to common mistake
Which of the following is true of damages awarded in contract law?
They are only awarded when an order for specific performance is not possible
They are designed to compensate the innocent party for any foreseeable loss they have suffered and if possible return him or her to the position he or she would have been in had the contract been performed
They are only awarded when an order for an injunction is not possible
They are designed to punish the guilty party
How can a contract be discharged by frustration?
When performance of agreed obligations becomes impossible through no fault of either party
When one party believes that the other party has not completed her or his obligations under the contract
When both parties are frustrated with the length of time it is taking for the contract to be completed
When neither party has performed all of their obligations under the contract
Wong engages Chen as his agent to sell his house. Wongs brother tells Chen that Wong will sell the house for $500,000. A purchaser offers to buy the house for $510,000. Chen tells the purchaser, I can accept that offer on behalf of my client. The purchaser obtains a bank loan to buy the house. When Wong finds out what Chen has done he is furious and refuses to accept the alleged sale agreement.
Which of these statements is true:
Wong is bound to sell the house to the purchaser for $510,000
Wong is not bound by Chens acceptance because he did not authorise Chen to make any sale agreement on his behalf
Wongs brother authorised Chen to accept the purported offer and therefore Wong is bound to sell the house to the purchaser for $510,000
Chen is entitled to apply to the court for an order of specific performance compelling Wong to complete the contract.
Sunita rides her bicycle into a pedestrian tunnel alongside Singapore River. She is travelling at speed and doesnt bother to ring her bell to alert pedestrians to her imminent arrival in the tunnel. She knocks down an elderly lady taking her evening walk. The elderly lady can sue Sunita for:
Aggressive riding of a bicycle
Disobeying a law that requires all bicycle riders to avoid collisions with elderly people
Mrs Ho visits an ice cream parlour an purchases an ice cream in a cone. When she has nearly finished eating the ice cream she sees a decomposed worm at the bottom of the cone. She faints from shock and takes 8 weeks sick leave from her job to recover from her upset. While she is on sick leave her employer terminates her position at the company. Mrs Ho can:
Sue the owner of the ice cream parlour for $1 million
Demand and receive a free supply of ice cream for one year
Sue the owner/and or his company for breach of the duty of care
Seek a court order requiring the ice cream company to employ her as compensation for losing her job
The elements of negligence are:
A duty of care; a breach of that duty of care; resulting loss, damage or injury
Fitness for purpose; merchantable quality; misrepresentation
Carelessness; recklessness; indifference
None of the above
The Australian Consumer Law regulates, among other things:
Misleading or deceptive conduct; unconscionable conduct; exclusion of consumer guarantees
Corporate leadership; corporate codes of practice; dishonest consumer behavior
The accuracy of corporate PR publications; corporate solvency; corporate commitment to reducing greenhouse emissions
None of the above