Chapter 4 - money from Bill What Bill was doing was wrong 3...

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1. The stakeholders in this example are students at the university. They are also employees at the university’s library. The stakeholders have a responsibility to the university and the library. Misuse of the library’s resources, can be costly to the library as well as the university. Misuse of resources could also be detrimental to their future. 2. Bill’s actions are both an ethical and a legal issue. It is against the law to pirate music and movies. He is misusing the university’s resources to pirate this music. Because Bill slipped Ahmed money to keep quiet, he knows what he is doing wrong. It becomes an ethical issue because Ahmed now has to make the moral decision on what to do next after receiving the
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Unformatted text preview: money from Bill. What Bill was doing was wrong. 3. There are protec±ons should Ahmed decide to be a whistleblower. If he becomes a whistleblower, Ahmed risks making the students at the university who were taking advantage of Bill’s misuse mad at him. He also risks ge²ng Bill in serious trouble. If Ahmed stays quiet, he risks ge²ng himself in trouble as well. He has been slipped money, that no one is claiming, but someone has evidence that they paid him that money, I am sure. Also ethically, Ahmed knows this is wrong, so morally he needs to take a stance against this regardless of who likes it or who gets upset....
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