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Unformatted text preview: l Relativism Concept which holds that ethical behavior should be
defined by various periods in time in history, a society’s
traditions, the special circumstances of the moment, or
personal opinion The meaning given to ethics would be relative to time, place,
circumstance, and the person/s involved There would be no universal ethical standards on which people
around the globe could agree
4-5 Business Ethics The application of general ethical ideas to business
behavior In global businesses, we cannot accept the idea of “ethical
relativism” We must have a comment set of ethical standards
throughout a company
4-6 Figure 4.1 Observations of Unethical
Behavior at Work 4-7 Five Key Reasons Business
Should Be Ethical
1. To meet demands of...
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This document was uploaded on 03/05/2014.
- Fall '14
- Business Ethics