PHI 105 Week 5-Appendix C - Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis

PHI 105 Week - Axia College Material Appendix C Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis For each of the following scenarios answer the questions and

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Axia College Material Appendix C Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis For each of the following scenarios answer the questions and explain whether your answers fit with traditional or modern ethical thinking. After you have finished responding to the scenarios, discuss whether you generally make ethical decisions using a traditional or a modern ethical model. Provide an example using an experience you have had in your daily life. Scenario One You are a manager at your current company. You receive a call requesting a character reference for an employee you know to be unreliable and dishonest but who has not broken any rule directly. a. What should you tell the prospective employer? b. What type of information would you tell the prospective employer? c. How would what you share be to your advantage or disadvantage? Response to Questions: a) As manager, I would be obligated to tell the prospective employer only factual information about the employee. I could not state my opinion s regarding the employee being unreliable and dishonest if no policies were broken and th ere isn’t a record of any wrongdoing on the employee’s part. b) Since this is a character r eference , only character -type information should be given. In this instance, the character reference may include the positive qualities that the employee possesses. I would try very hard to be positive. You can usually find something good to say about an individual. c) An advantage of the information I share would be the protection of my company and my job by adhering to the law and not giving the prospective employer unsuitable information. Th e disadvantage that may come from the information I share is that the prospective employer may hire the employee and have the same issues with the
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course PHI105 PHI105 taught by Professor Richardpowell during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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PHI 105 Week - Axia College Material Appendix C Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis For each of the following scenarios answer the questions and

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