Carr on bluffing in business

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Carr on bluffing in business: What is bluffing, according to Carr? Bluffing is “game strategy” which does not reflect on the morality of the bluffer. Henry Taylor: “falsehood ceases to be falsehood when it is understood on all sides that the truth is not expected to be spoken” Bluffing is deceiving, misstating, concealing, exaggerating ***What examples does he give? Are some less intuitively permissible than others? What theory of corporate moral responsibility does Carr hold? What justifies bluffing, on Carr’s view? Business has the impersonal character of a game – a game that demands both special strategy and an understanding of its special ethics If the individual executive feels obligated to tell the whole truth all the time he is ignoring opportunities permitted under the rules and is at a heavy disadvantage. What is Carr’s central analogy? Poker analogy: “no one expects poker to be played on the ethical principles preached in churches” Poker has its special ethics:
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