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M1.10 Reflect: Can Ethics be Taught?Class,I can say definitively without any hesitation in my mind, yes ethics can be taught. Ethics are not something that you are born with. According to an article by Don Sheppard, “ethics are an extension of a person’s conscience and moral behavior and, therefore, are learned through personal experiences and influences” (Sheppard, 2018). There have been many notable instances where ethics have been thrown out of the window in favor of profits. Enron may be a household name and target of many ethical jokes, but there was a time when the company was on top of the market. Enron Corporation was an American energy, commodities and services company based in Houston, Texas. Before its bankruptcy on December 2, 2001, Enron employed approximately 20,000 staff and was one of the world's major electricity, natural gas, communications, and pulp and paper companies, with claimed revenues of nearly $111 billion during 2000. At the end of 2001, it was revealed that it’s reported

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