Unformatted text preview: benefits for shareholders. 3. At-will employment is when an employee or employer can terminate an employment relation for no reason at any time. Werhane deems the at-will doctrine to be unethical because it portrays companies to not regard their employees as persons because they a have a right to told reasons that brought about the termination. The author counters this argument saying that the at-will doctrine is an agreement that gives the reason for the termination because it is based on each party's discretion. 4. If a company strictly follows normative business norms, then they risk minimizing or ignoring competitive reality, could ignore other country rules since business norms are usually based on the home country, and could favor Western views of what justice, fairness, and ethics are....
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- Spring '10
- Ethics , moral agents, internal decision, Jason Lim, Lim Ethics Reading