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bus303 week#1 - Three%Ques)ons%For%Thinking%About%Ethics*%

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Three Ques)ons For Thinking About Ethics* Am I doing the right thing? Am I doing it in the right way? Am I doing it for the right reasons? R. Edward Freeman on business and ethics. * From Honest Work by Ciula, Mar>n & Solomon
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Bus 303 – Fall 2011 Week 1 f GeHng Started
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Contact Informa)on Contact informa)on Tom Brown F tomb@sfu.ca Office F WMC 4362 (Monday 3:00pmF5:00pm± Phone… TA/Marker Bryan Gallagher – bryang@sfu.ca Office F Phone:
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Does Ethics Ma[er? Global Economic Crisis F $11.9Trillion (1/5 th of the annual global economic output.) Chernobyl nuclear disaster Belarus has spent $13Billion since 1986 McDonald “Shrek” glasses tainted with Cadmium Career Ending Moves Walkerton Ontario (7 dead, 2500 sick) Tainted Tuna – one million cans of rancid ±sh Solicitor General – forged signature
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Global Economic Crisis
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1. VANCOUVER FF An 82FyearFold widow facing evic)on from her apartment said she will "±ght un)l the end" to stay in the only home she's had for the past 41 years. She has always paid her rent on )me. But last week she received a le[er saying she had 60 days to ±nd another place to live because her apartment is to be converted into a manager’s suite by the building's owners. 2. “As landlords we have the right to choose any rental suite to convert to a manager’s suite when using the appropriate form of no)±ca)on," the property manager said in a le[er to the widow. Exercise: Evic)on
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By law landlords are limited to raising the rent of an occupied suite by two per cent, plus the cost of living index. A landlord may increase the rent more if the tenant agrees, or if the landlord receives permission from a government arbitrator. When an apartment becomes unoccupied there are no restric)ons on rent increases. Evic)on
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