In the modern world, most people work in organizations. Describe how this can affect people's sense
of responsibility and the morality of their conduct.
People's sense of responsibility can be easily changed due to the groups of people they are
Morality serves to restrain our purely self-interested desires so we can all live
together. (pg.16) Morals are a persons values that are instilled in them or learned.
Morals are meant to serve as a guide for a person to decipher between what is right and
Many employers nowadays believe that those who work for them are objects
instead of people with opinions and feelings. From my personal experience there are two
types of management styles. There is the one manager who will micro-manage everything
you do a
Environment always seems to take a back seat to other topics in our society. As
people that live on this planet we should feel an obligation to preserve it for as long as
possible. I dont believe that this responsibility falls on just one person or just o
LIV IN G T H E LI F E OF VI RT U E
MAYBE, WE NEED SOMETHING ELSE
THAN RULES OR PRINCIPLES OR GOALS
Maybe we need to find out who we are and who we should be.
This is the perspective we call VIRTUE THEORY.
I will be honest, I have neve
Same view, but for different reasons
2008-2009The US financial crisis
Major financial institutions took big gambles on mortgage
backed securities and the bubble burst.
They were on the verge of collapse, and all of us were
BEGINNING OUR JOURNEY
A PRELIMINARY NOTE ABOUT RIGHT AND GOOD
John Rawls, a major figure well deserving of respect, wrote that consequentialist theories
are those in which the good is defined independently of the right, and then the right is
Dao de jing, Zhuangzi, and Wu Wei
A virtue ethic that does not value striving to be virtuous
What does this verse mean?
The highest virtue is to act without a sense of self
The highest kindness is to give without a condition
The highest j
DO NO HARM
THE DEONTOLOGICAL TURN
DEONTOLOGICAL THINKING IS PROBABLY
CLOSEST TO SO-CALLED
At least, that is what Shelly Kagan (a consequentialist) says, and I believe
he is correct.
Just as we used the deontological John Rawls to
HOW SHOULD I TREAT
This is a big, big subset of the ethical question. Some might ask it this way; What do
I owe other people? or, more generally, how should benefits and burdens be
This is the q
N A MORAL
C O R P O R AT E S O C I A L R E S P O N S I B I L I T Y
WHAT SORT OF MORALITY MAT TERS FOR
First, we have to ask, is every sort of moral issue a business issue?
Clearly not. Some of
Why not simply call it corporate moral
In one way, that term is an attempt to sidestep the issue of
whether legally constructed artificial organizations can be
considered true moral
WAYS TO LOOK
Approaches to Ethics and finding Reflective
WHAT IS REFLECTIVE
First, of course, this is a term and a concept made famous by John Rawls, in
many of his writings.
I start this way:
When we talk about m
On what grounds does management typically resist worker participation? How sound are its reasons
for doing so? Does participation violate the rights of the owners of corporate property?
Worker participation is given attention mostly in w
Explain the three paradoxes that Davis claims the standard theory gives rise to. If you were a defender
of the standard theory, how might you respond to Davis' arguments?
Davis refers to the first paradox as the "paradox of burden." His belief on
By American standards, wages in international sweatshops are very low, and working conditions
appear terrible. Does the fact that foreign workers are eager to take these jobs establish that those
wages and conditions are morally acceptable?
Due: October 15, 2014
With regard to preserving and protecting the environment, who has the most important role to playgovernment, individual, consumers, or business?
The problem with this is that all of these entities are to blame for pollution.
October 22, 2014
Explain how the liberal model differs from both the conventional model and the human fulfillment
model. What values is it committed to? What is the connection between the liberal model and the
idea that individuals have certa
ART EXERCISE 3
Research and read about color. Then you will be using color in a variety of
ways for this exercise.
Here's What to Do
Imagine that a new country has been established on an island in the
South Pacific. Half of the island will be the old coun
The card players
Artist: Paul Cezanne
Medium: Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 25 x 32 in.
Interpretation: The drawing indicates a very serious card game going on where everyone is
concentrated on their game. The guy behind it might be the guy who makes sure is
To get the sense of a cold winter night in the mountains, I personally like the de-saturation of the
original most. Blue gives a sense of chilly weather if properly painted in the right saturation.
Blue skies, mountains, snow,
The following transactions occurred during the year ended December 31, 2016, for the Microchip
1.On October 1, 2016, Microchip lent $90,000 to another company. A note was signed with principal and
8% interest to be paid on September 30, 2017.
In response to participants at first suggested several possible actions, which included contacting internal
audit to investigate or requesting that the audit committee commission an investigation. As the discussion
The most common fraud committed on behalf of an organization is
Which of the following is NOT one of the ways in which a fraud investigation must be conducted?
Which of the following is a highly suspicious financial statement relationship?
Econ Dept Chair
Finance Dept Chair
Business School Dean
Business School Associate Dean
Business School Associate Dean
Continuing Education Dept Program Director
Criminal Justice Dept Chair
Law School Chair or Dean