01_25_2008 - Homework 1

01_25_2008 - Homework 1 - Benjamin Fornecker Prof. Jackson...

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Benjamin Fornecker Prof. Jackson Ethics in Business (Avant Déjeuner) Homework 1: January 25, 2008 Moral Issues in Business 1. Complete statements with “moral” or “nonmoral.” a. Whether or not dumping should be permitted is a moral question. b. “Are dangerous products of any use in the Third World?” is a nonmoral (scientific) question. c. “Is it proper for the U.S. government to sponsor the export of dangerous products overseas?” is a moral question. d. Whether or not the notification system works as its supporters claim it works is a nonmoral (factual) question. e. “Is it legal to dump this product overseas?” is a nonmoral (legal) question. 2. Dumping is the act of getting rid of unwanted substances or products that have been proven harmful to humans or animals by exporting them to other countries in the hope of either making profit or not taking a huge loss on the harmful items. An example used in the case study is when pajamas were recalled because they contained a substance called Tris that
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This essay was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course TDRU 1000 taught by Professor Greenfield during the Fall '07 term at Fordham.

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