Business Ethics Class Notes
What are the ethical responsibilities of businesses and business persons?
Friedman argues for what view concerning the ethical responsibilities of businesses and
What does he assume about the nature of busine
If an appraisal cannot differentiate between performance levels, then training/development and
the assignment of rewards cannot be accurately carried out.
The "Ideal" Appraisal System [Most systems in practice fall short of the ideal.]
A Prescriptive Approach
Moving to Ethical Theory
Friedman asserts that business is bound by common ethical custom.
Up til now we have left this amorphous.
Now we embark on getting clear about what is involved in our common ethical
Who Cares About Business Ethics?
Consumers and Society Care
Three Arguments for Corporate Ethics
If company acts unethically, then i
Organizational Ethics: A Global Perspective
Sample Ethics Questions for Business Representative Project
Business Manager: Manager at Weeks Consulting
What is economics? (mea culpa)
From the Greek oikos (household) and nomos (rules or law) we get the idea that there are
rules for governing ones home well.
For the Greeks this was a normative endeavor. What rules and structures are best for
having a flour
Sandel Worries About Two Effects of Placing Some Goods or
Services into A Market System
What are some examples of how treating a good or service under market principles
can bring about unjust inequality?
Corrupting a Good
What are some examples
Employers must drive ethical messages home a lot with their employees
Who is effected by your ethical decision?
-your decision as a manager is only affecting that employee
-decision sends symbolic message with all other employees