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Discussion Questions Business Ethics Discussion 1: This graded assignment for the Discussions section is on the general question "When being presented with an ethical problem you have not previously encountered, what criteria will you use to determine your action?" Write a response to the question and post it in the discussion. Tell us how your answer compares with others as well as replying to other student's postings. The criteria I would use when presented with an ethical problem I haven’t previously encountered before would be Normative ethical relativism. “Normative ethical relativism claims that when any two cultures or any two people hold different moral views if an action, both can be right.” (27) Which mean to agree to disagree you may both believe that your actions are indeed correct but to one another it may seem incorrect. Discussion 2: After watching the Utilitarianism movie in the Content tab under Week 2 write a response to the question “Does the end justify the means?” Give examples of when the end justifies the means and when it doesn’t. Post your responses in the Discussions section and feel free to respond to other students’ postings. "Does the end justify the means?" o Utilitarianism is An ethical philosophy in which the happiness of the greatest number of people in the society is considered the greatest good. According to this philosophy, an action is morally right if its consequences lead to happiness (absence of pain), and wrong if it ends in unhappiness (pain). With life it takes a lot for someone to find there happiness. Many may go through a lot of hurdles that result in actions that are see by most unmoral but if these mistake lead to the person learning from that mistake that mean was justify to help them learn and change there ways. In your career you do what it
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