Rachel Case Study.docx - Name Khairul Arif Irfan bin Khairudin Matric No 262100 Rachel Case Study 1 Discuss and evaluate Rachel\u2019s actions from the

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Name: Khairul Arif Irfan bin Khairudin Matric. No: 262100 Rachel Case Study 1. Discuss and evaluate Rachel’s actions from the point of: a) utilitarianism b) rights c) justice a) Utilitarianism Utilitarianism is an ethical philosophy that focuses on consequences and decides right from wrong. This is a type of consequentialism. Utilitarianism holds that for the largest number, the most ethical choice is the one that will yield the greater benefit. We can see on this case that the company of Rachel has a deal with another company that produces the chips installed into the company of Rachel’s servers. The business model for this company is to release roughly every six months a new generation server, meaning that Rachel has a short timeline for performing its quality assurance tests. b) Rights The definition of rights-based ethics is that there are certain freedoms, both positive and negative, that all human beings have based solely on being human. Such privileges can be either normal or traditional. That is, the natural rights are those that are moral while those created by humans are normative and represent the values of the community. In this context, she is responsible for the final testing of the servers in her company and is part of a team that determines when new items should be delivered for sale to distributors.
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c) Justice On the basis of fair adjudication between competing claims, the concept of justice may be defined as the moral duty to act. It is linked, as such, to justice, right and equality. For instance, Rachel does not ship a product if the server has any risk of
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