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Unformatted text preview: Benjamin Fornecker Prof. Jackson Ethics in Business (Avant Déjeuner) Homework 3: February 8, 2008 Moral Issues in Business (p.126) 1. People in Michigan should be concerned about the state’s groundwater use only if it is going to harm or limit them in some way now or in the future. If they have a sufficient reason to believe there will be a shortage in the future, they should be worried about the pumping of their groundwater by Ice Mountain. If Ice Mountain sees the situation the same way and still continues to pump the groundwater in the hopes of earning a profit down the road, then they are acting unethically and unjustly. This injustice in exchange for money can harm people in the future and should not be allowed. 2. I do not believe that pumping 262 million gallons of water per year constitutes “reasonable use.” If they were using it for the good of the people and looking solely on making a profit, it would not be reasonable or ethical for that matter. This company is treating tribes and...
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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.
- Fall '07