Unformatted text preview: a social convention of a particular group, but is not objectively right or wrong? Thomas Donaldson: “Values in Tension: Ethics Away from Home” (1996) 1. Why does Donaldson call cultural relativism “morally blind”? 2. What is ethical imperialism? 3. What are the three reasons Donaldson rejects absolutism? 4. What are three principles Donaldson introduces for guiding companies that operate in different countries? 5. How does Donaldson evaluate Union Carbide’s use of sophisticated technology in Bhophal India in the 1980’s? 6. Name three core human values that Donaldson claims defines minimum ethical standards for all companies operating anywhere? 7. What is a conflict of relative development? 8. How does Donaldson advise resolving a conflict of relative development? 9. What is conflict of cultural tradition? 10.What are five guidelines for ethical leadership for companies operating abroad?...
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- Cultural Relativism, Thomas Donaldson, ETHICAL RELATIVISM STUDY