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Unformatted text preview: Name _________________________________________________________________ Comp. No. _______ Steps for Making Ethical Decisions Assume you are employed by Best Computer Systems, a large computer manufacturing company with approximately 1000 employees. The company is located in a large metropolitan area. Use the 6 steps for making ethical decisions and decide on a plan of action for each scenario. CASE 1: Loma is an administrative assistant in the Human Resources Department. Her good friend, Bill, is applying for a job with the company and she has agreed to serve as a reference for him. Bill approaches her for advice on preparing for the interview. Lorna has the actual interview questions asked of all applicants and considers making him a copy of the list so he can adequately prepare. 1. Identify the ethical issue or problem 2. List the facts that have the most bearing on the decision 3. Identify anyone who might be affected by your decision and how. 4. Explain what each affected person would want you to do about the issue. 5. List three alternative actions and identify the best and worst case scenario for each alternative, and who would be harmed by this choice (and how), any values that would be compromised by selecting this alternative and any automatic reasons why this alternative should not be selected (legal issues, rules, etc.) 1. 2. 3. 6. Determine a course of action....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BUS 114 taught by Professor Pitts during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Spring '10