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Consequentialism and deontology are two ethical moral philosophies discussed in our text. According to the two ethical philosophies, an individual’s duty and responsibly might be different with stockholders, vendors, government regulation entities, employees, upper management, and the boardof directors. Can you provide an accounting example to support how the two ethical moral philosophies might lead an individual to different actions with upper management, other employees, the board of directors, and suppliers?Consequentialism and deontology can differ when a specific scenario leads consequentialism to actbased on what is the best overall outcome for a society while deontology will act based on what the dutyto act is. “Consequentialism generally considers how the marginal benefits and costs of a decision affectsociety as a whole” (Klein, 2016, p. 43) while “deontology focuses on whether we have a moral duty tobehave in a certain manner” (Klein, 2016, p. 46). An example to show this difference is a change in
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