A society-wide peer group, born over
approximately 20 years, who collectively possess
a common persona.
Events and conditions experienced during our
formative years help define how we view the
Generations are shaped by history and events,
The comparison of the Callatians and the Greeks certainly sets the tone for James
Rachels The Challenge of Cultural Relativism. As it evaluates two cultures through a shocking
comparison, you can truly see the different moral codes that societies hold. As
Immanuel Kant, referred to as the greatest philosopher of the Enlightenment, is most
notably known for his idea of categorical imperative. His idea stems from his beliefs that ethical
duties are not hypothetical, but instead categorical and that ethics is
One may wonder why they should be moral, what is the benefit? The obvious answer
would be to please God. In being moral you will avoid upsetting God and ultimately avoid
punishment. This idea is referred to as the Divine Command Theory. The theory states
William Graham Sumner begins his defense of relativism by stating that primitive man
had a desire to satisfy need and from this resulted pain, loss, and disappointment. The group
profited from each others experiences and they all eventually adopted the sa
Caring, as it seems, is a common desire of human beings. We want to be cared for by
others and we care for others and things. Nel Noddings addresses this human longing in her
work Why Care About Caring? She begins by stating the fact that an ethics built
Aristotle, one of the most influential philosophers in the world, views ethics as the
branch of political philosophy concerned with a good life. In order to achieve this so called
good life, one needs to have virtues. Aristotle explains in his work, Nicom
Ubuntu, a word of multiple definitions, is an African philosophy and way of life. To
Africans it is the most important quality a human being can uphold. Ubuntu embodies the very
essence of being human. However, what really is Ubuntu? According to the essa
English philosopher John Stuart Mill was known for work in many fields, but in particular
his work in ethics. In regards to ethics, he was mainly concerned with the idea of Utilitarianism.
His goal was to improve on the simplistic concept of happiness pre
Defining Sexual Orientation
Enduring emotional, romantic, sexual or affectional attraction to another
It is considered to range along a continuum from same-sex attraction on one
end to opposite sex attraction on the other end
You serve on the Board of Directors of Business
Ethics, Inc. I have agreed to give your company $25
which it will donate to a charitable, non-profit
However, the Board has not yet
determined which organization shall receive the
How would you define ethics?
Ethics is obedience to the
Ethics is tougher than you think . . .
A person with outward
courage dares to die.
A person with inward courage
dares to live.
- Lao Tzu
Hmmm. . . .
A runaway tr
Religion and Spirituality
in the Workplace
What is Religion?
What is Spirituality?
Spirituality has been defined in numerous ways, including:
a belief in a power operating in the universe that is greater
a sense of interconnect
University of New Haven
College of Business
Department of Management
MGMT 2240 03: BUSINESS ETHICS AND DIVERSITY
Dr. Dale Finn
120-C Maxcy Hall
Tuesday 3:00 - 4:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 12:
Attributing specific behavioral traits to
individuals on the basis of their
apparent membership in a group
A series of widely shared
generalizations about the
characteristics of a group or class of
A bias t
Gender Role Stereotypes Clip
How Gender Roles Are Learned
Gender Inequality at Home:
Why is laundry only a mothers job?
One argument that will be around as long as there are humans on this earth is that of
abortion. Should women be able to abort or not? Are fetuses human? Is abortion morally
acceptable? Judith Jarvis Thomson addresses this debate in her work A Defense of A