Genetic Engineering – An ethical argument

As the author of The decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon, stated All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance. As we transcend into the 21st century, we can all look around us and see that transformations have been brought about in nearly every aspect of our lives. We […]

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Utilitarianism Vs Cultural Ethical Relativism

Utilitarianism is an example of Consequentialist Ethics, where the morality of an action is determined by its accomplishing its desired results. In both scenarios the desired result was to save the lives of thousands of people in the community. Therefore, a Utilitarian would say that the actions taken in both of the scenarios are moral. […]

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Ethical Relativism

Standards of right and wrong are the mere products of time and culture. Morality is a neutral concept – there is no such thing as an absolute right or wrong. Instead, morality is defined by what is ‘good’ or ‘bad’ in a given society, by the social norms. What held true twenty thousand, two thousand […]

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Business that raised ethical issues

Introduction Some about 60 years ago failure of a vital organ such as the kidney, liver, and heart meant immense suffering and automatically giving one a certificate to face the grave. However with the advent of clinical organ transplantation, molecular biology, immunology and effective immuno suppression to prevent rejection, came the hope for a second […]

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Drone Warfare: Ethical or Not

Drones are unmanned combat aircrafts that are used to enhance tight security against terrorism activities in the vulnerable regions. Drone strikes are mostly used by the Central Intelligence Agency’s special activities division. The escalation in drone strikes in recent years in Pakistan due to the continued increase of terrorism activities across the world that is […]

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What Is Ethical Dilemma

Ethical dilemma is a condition in which ethical principles or teachings faces controversy or rather conflict resulting into lack an effective affirmative action. According to Bonner & Vandecreek (2006), ethical dilemma is an argument between two moral precepts on what is perceived to be wrong or right. Basically, ethical dilemma is any situation that can […]

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The Ethical Dilemma

1. The major responsibility issue in this scenario is the company’s obligation to protect unsuspecting and uninformed consumers from the harmful effects of its products. In light of research findings, betel nuts increase the risks of oral cancer, while khat is addictive. Like betel nuts, it is a stimulant that interferes with the normal functioning […]

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How Organizations Can Influence Ethical Behavior

Why are ethical issues a major concern in organizations?Ethics is defined as the discipline that deals with what is bad or good and with moral obligation and duty. Ethical issues are of a major concern because businesses and organizations can easily become unethical, as evident in the numerous unethical corporate practices witnessed today. Organizations operate […]

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Ethical Issues in Workforce Diversity

Most corporate entities have come to recognize the essentiality of the work force diversity. Therefore, most companies are working to adopt diversity recruitment in order to come up with a diverse work force. This is due to the fact that none of them can afford to miss an opportunity to both attract and retain the […]

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Ethical Issues in the Management of City of West Chiefland

For the city manager to pursue with the accusations regarding the commissioners, he would have to use the following tools: role diagnosis, rank responsibilities, threshold test, go/no go model, examine the decision-making checklist, whistleblower, stakeholder analysis, pursuing the public interest which revolve around democracy, mutuality, sustainability, and legacy, compliance and integrity, avoid doing harm, and […]

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