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Which view of ethics do you believe dominates in business firms? Justify your response. The Three Views of Ethics consist of the Utilitarian View, Rights View, and Justice View. I believe the Utilitarian View dominates in business firms. The Utilitarian View allows for decisions to be made based solely on the basis of their outcomes. It promotes a decision that does the greatest good for the greatest number of people. Since business firms are interested in increasing productivity, efficiency, and profits, a Utilitarian View will help reach these goals by securing the greatest good for
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Unformatted text preview: the greatest number. ³or example a business that sells pharmaceuTcal drugs can choose to sell an approved product that has negaTve side e´ects to increase their proFts. Even though this product could negaTvely a´ect a small number of people, it will improve the lives of most people. By choosing to sell this product the company will also potenTally increase their proFts. ±he UTlitarian view can tend to ignore the rights of some minoriTes and individuals. ±hough Tmes are changing and so are ethical views....
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