January 26 MOS Lecture

January 26 MOS Lecture - January 26 Lecture Ethics is...

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January 26 Lecture Ethics is influenced by a number of different factors: - Political environment - Social-culture environment - Technological environment - Economic environment - The need for corporations to remain economically competitive - Competitive environment - These are ethical, imposing damage on the environment to people who cannot afford it Ethical Issues in International Business - Ethics affected by the technological environment - Employment practices - Human rights - Environmental pollution - Corruption - Moral obligation – even if it’s not legally binding, we have the obligation to help people - IE: proposing an ad to promote affairs for a swinger website, not illegal, but completely unethical on many levels, denied because of the ethical aspects - Ethical and moral issues have been transformed into law (asking religion in interviews) Philosophical Approaches to Ethics: - Friedman’s Doctrine – if it’s not against the law, there’s no problem (in business – maximize shareholder wealth) o Shoppers is not breaking any laws
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2010 for the course MOS 1020 taught by Professor Leduc during the Winter '09 term at UWO.

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