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Please read the case study entitled “I Created Studio 54!” that you find in the reading assignment. Based on what you have learned in this unit, answer the following questions: With a focus on the facts that D’Alessio and company generally hired young, attractive, and muscular men, asked them to work with almost no clothes, and fed them drugs to brighten their attitudes, how would you characterize management’s culture with respect to employees? Were they valued as mercenaries, as something closer to members of a family, as something else? D’Alessio and company are treating the employees as means to an end. This is in direct conflict with Kant’s categorical imperative. Therefore, what D’Alessio and company are doing is unethical, or is it? One could argue that this company culture agrees with altruism in that the young men are given drugs, which they want, to increase their pleasure while working at Studio 54. One could also argue D’Alessio is exercising Egoism ethics; increasing his personal well being. These arguments could be made in

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