Case 83 1 is it ethically appropriate to omit the

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Case 8.3 1. Is it ethically appropriate to omit the information about the owner’s credit card debt on credit assessment for the sake of the dealer’s survival as a business? Are the number of jobs potentially saved worth omitting the information? Ethically, it is not appropriate to omit information in order to save the dealer. Doing that it would be putting the bank’s financial stability at risk and jeparadizing their reputation. I would try to identify an alternative to omitting the information. I would take the information that I knew and
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WRITING ASSIGNMENT #1 4 allow my supervisor to make the decision to omit the information or not. Realistically, you cannot allow yourself to want to be “superman” and save everyone’s job. Ethically, you have to do your job to the highest standard first, and in these situations you have to put your job above yourself. 2. How strong is your obligation to your employer when you don’t agree with what will likely be their decision? How do you balance compassion for the dealer with your covenant obligation to your employer? I would still be obligated to my employer. I would not ruin the relationship I have built there after one disagreement over our ethical decision making, but I would not make the exception too many times.
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WRITING ASSIGNMENT #1 5 References: Rae, S. and Wong, K. (2012) Beyond integrity : a Judeo-Christian approach to business Ethics. Zondervan
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