Session 2 Discussion Board

Session 2 Discussion Board - Kent won a small battle but...

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After reading case studies 1.3 and 3.2, answer the following questions. 1. Can you identify any absolutes that might be involved in these case studies? Be sure you clearly define the absolute and explain how it might be involved in the case. 2. If you were Kent Graham (1.3) or Janet Moore (3.2), what virtues would be revealed in your character as you make your decision about how to act? Kent Graham used graded absolutism; he had two choices; be honest and lose a sell, or lie and gain a sell. I am a firm believer that lies always come back to bite a person; therefore, I try not to do anything to place myself in compromising positions.
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Unformatted text preview: Kent won a small battle but will lose the war because Jack Olson at Spray-On Inc. will require future orders. What happens if the contract supplier stops production? What happens if/when Kent Graham leaves Dura-Stick? Janet Moores ethical dilemma embraces conflicting absolutism. She is presented with a job that requires her to market deadly products to a vulnerable market. Although her friend makes a point that Janet will also have an opportunity to sabotage several of the companys opportunities while earning money, she wonders how she will be able to justify an undeniably wrong action....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course COMA 4319 taught by Professor Kriskittle during the Spring '12 term at Dallas Baptist.

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