390-12-Obedience & Dissent

390-12-Obedience & Dissent - How Do We Follow? How

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Unformatted text preview: How Do We Follow? How http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4C5Y8xG1l6A&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQV-EquoxmI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IT5MHOIr5w http://videosift.com/video/Vintage-candid-camera- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRh5qy09nNwh Empathy and fellow feeling form the very basis of morality, as philosophers such as Mencius and Immanuel Kant have maintained. Without some rudimentary perception of the needs and feelings of others, there can be no beginnings of felt responsibility toward them. ­­ Sissela Bok Obedience & Dissent Bus M 390 Bus M 390 Business Ethics Course Structure Ethical Leadership Ethical Leadership UNIT 5: How We Lead UNIT 5: How We Lead Ethical Courage Ethical Courage UNIT 4: How We Follow UNIT 4: How We Follow Application of Ethics to Business Situations Application of Ethics to Business Situations UNITS 2 & 3: How We Think UNITS 2 & 3: How We Think Personal Ethical Understanding Personal Ethical Understanding UNIT 1: Who We Are UNIT 1: Who We Are Obedience Obedience The essence of obedience consists in the fact that people come to view themselves as the instrument for carrying out another person’s wishes, and therefore no longer regard themselves as responsible for their actions. ­­ Stanley Milgram Stanley Milgram Stanley Milgram The key to the behavior of subjects lies not in pent­up anger or aggression but in the nature of their relationship to authority. They have given themselves to the authority; they see themselves as instruments for the execution of his wishes; once so defined, they are unable to break free. Obedience Obedience This is, perhaps, the most fundamental lesson of our study: ordinary people, simply doing their jobs, and without any particular hostility on their part, can become agents in a terrible destructive process. ­­ Stanley Milgram The sad truth of the matter is that most evil is The sad truth of the matter is that most evil is done by people who never made up their mind to be either bad or good – Hannah Arendt ...
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