This Article builds on an intervention Luke Harris and Uma Narayan made more than two
decades ago in the Harvard BlackLetter Law Journal repudiating the conceptualization of
affirmative action as a racial preference. The central claim we a
Business Ethics Case Study #1 - A Good Team Player
Having done well as a staff accountant in the accounts payable section of a major
industrial firm for several years since his graduation from college, Steven felt that
he had learned much about the ins an
Best person not always hired under affirmative action
Employment equity is inequitable in that it negates the merit principle. It will ultimately lead to
By Doreen Kimura
The Oct. 7 issue of Simon Fraser News carried on the front page an
Diversity and Discrimination
This is a social problem. Business is seen as a resource to address it, not always as its cause.
Ethical basis: all individuals deserve equal moral standing
Passive: not discriminate in any activities (legal
What is passive nondiscrimination?
An implication that business has an obligation not to discriminate in any of its activities.
What is discrimination?
Refers to the ability to make unfair or unequal distinctions. Job relevant criteria,
When hiring decision based on factors other than qualifications for a job, the most qualified
candidate has earned or deserves the job and denial of this desert is unjust.
Preferential hiring policies violate this merit
Diversity and Equity
Between 1990 and 1999, the population increased in the US, Africa, America, Asian and Pacific
Companies that find, recruit, hire, and retain such workers can achieve many competitive
advantages in the market.
There is a controversy over which name to use:
"reverse discrimination" or "reverse racism" (those opposed to it)
"affirmative action" (those supporting it)
"preferential treatment" (more descriptive)
Although there are occasions on
SLOVAK UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Faculty of Material Science and Technology in Trnava
D o c . I n g . M i l o a mb l , C S c .
Ing. ubica ern, PhD.
The case study
Topic: Whistle blowing & the Environment
Myanmar Institute of Theology
Liberal Arts Program
Business Final Year
BUSINESS ETHICS TAKE HOME EXAM
Shwe Yee Myint
Saya Ye Wunna
1.Is Yan Naing, the general manager, involved in a conflict of interest in overseeing his