Ethics

Essay About Accounting Ethics

If someone were to ask you what you thought was the most deceitful profession, certified public accountants would most certainly not be the first to come to mind. That is because CPAs are known and respected for their honesty. The profession goes out of its way to project that image, and there is a certain […]

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Euthanasiaexample

Artificial Intelligence or, AI, seems to be the word on many scientists’ minds at this point in time. The concepts are so close; close enough that they can’t ignore it, but not close enough to grab it. And so we are left to contemplate it, which is technically a good thing, because there would be […]

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Business Ethics – The Enron Scandal

The Enron ScandalEnron was an energy and commodities company based in America which went bankrupt out of fraud perpetrated by the employees which was favored by professionals acting for the company. The scandal developed over time and it came to the public knowledge in October 2001 when the company was restating its financial statements to […]

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Business ethics, as a subject

Business ethics, as a subject, raises a lot of concern in the business entities. Clear demarcations on the boundaries within which ethics is exercised guides all the stakeholders of an organization. The tremendous changes and innovations taking place in technology have brought to attention new issues between managers and employees. Inception and adoption of new […]

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Business Code of Ethics

Shell Oil Company is a multinational corporation that is involved solely in oil products. It is one of the leading oil producing companies in the world. During its early years of incorporation, the company performed its operation solely but later it merged with other oil producing companies. It has employed more than 93, 000 employees […]

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Philosophy – Ethics, Technology, and Engineering

Professional ethics has been a major concern in many countries as technical skills and competence are required to ensure quality production. Lots of lives have been lost due to noncompliance to the engineering code of ethics. All engineers owe a duty of care in their lines of duty. The society depends on their competence as […]

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Ethics Management at Cross-border Enterprise

In any business, there are challenges that the business faces. The management must establish these challenges and come up with strategies on how to counter them. Cross-border businesses are no exception. They are faced with challenges such as compliance with the rules and regulations of both countries. Decentralization could also lead to fraudulent activities. From […]

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Ethics Compromise

Ethics refers to the deep-seated standards of rights and wrong, which is a prescription of how we are supposed to behave in sales management situations of business. It entails doing what is right even in situations where one is tempted to compromise and do what is only right. Failure of sales person to resolve ethical […]

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Ethics Paper

Introduction The term ethics refers to a philosophical concept which is used as guidance to human being. It helps individuals to understand the concept of life in its totality by distinguishing between morality and immorality. Ethics is a very important thing which is applicable in all spheres of life. There is a Meta, normative, descriptive […]

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Engineering ethics on BP oil Spill

Oil is one of the core industries that are driving the economic state of most oil-producing countries. Investment into the oil industry is quite lucrative because of the high turnover rewards for investors and workers. However, danger posed by mining of oil to the environment cannot be neglected following dire consequences that affect natural life […]

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Aristotle on Virtue Ethics

Virtue ethics primarily entails the description of the rightness or appropriateness of human action as derived from ethical theories. In the modern day world, these virtue ethical theories have been challenged on account of their failure to guide human action in given or predetermined circumstances. The criticism is that there is more focus towards the […]

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Outline the view that there are no rights and wrongs in sexual ethics

Sexual ethics encompasses a wide variety of issues including, abortion, contraception, homosexuality, bisexuality, transexuality, marriage, cohabitation, masturbation, sexual acts, rape, prostitution, sex with animals and pornography. A modern perspective on sexual ethics is that mutual consent of any form of sex is morally acceptable. It is seen as a positive, pleasurable and physical experience. Negotiated […]

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The Motives of Foreign Aid: Ethical or Rewarding

Foreign aid is defined as a form of assistance provided by rich, developed nations to poor, underdeveloped countries. There are many different types of assistance that can be provided, including educational, agricultural, technical, scientific and financial assistance. Individuals, governments, private organizations and businesses can all send foreign aid to Third World countries. This essay in […]

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Critically Compare The Use Of VIDe Decision Making Software

Ethics is concerned with the fundamental principles, norms or values which lie behind particular moral judgments (Campbell and Higgs, 1982). Ethical issues arise when someone wants to know what is right or wrong, appropriate or inappropriate, praiseworthy or blameworthy, good or evil (Goodman, 1998). This essay will explore and compare two areas of ethical enquiries […]

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The Impact of Ethics on Decision-making

When speaking of the impact of ethics on decision-making, it is hard to pin point a subject to speak on. Ethics is tightly intertwined with decision-making in business today. Objectivity, impartiality, integrity, honesty, and ethical principles above private gain – These are high ideals to which to aspire, and a challenge to maintain. Ethics or […]

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Christian approaches to ethics and the broad ethical theories to which they relate

There are a number of ethical systems adopted by Christians today on deciding what is right or wrong? Which principles to follow in ethical dilemmas? etc. The bible remains the key source of guidance for these Christian groups, primarily the Ten Commandments, however some Christian ethical systems don’t hold as stern views on the Ten […]

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How far do you consider these views to be justified

Prescriptivism can be justified to some degree, as it provides universal rules for people to abide by. The strengths of prescriptivism are the universal principles available to people. The universal principles encourage people to follow one’s desires or needs, because the prescriptive values promote not only the person, but also others around them. In addition, […]

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Are All Human Actions Motivated By Self-interest

The idea that all human actions are motivated by self-interest alone is known as the doctrine of Egoism. Egoism maintains that a person’s only obligation is to themselves, and that each person should act in such a way that will maximize their own long-term well being. They have a duty to serve their self-interest. A […]

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Compare and contrast religious ethics with one other ethical theory

How does a Christian decide what is right and wrong? Catholic Christianity has traditionally maintained that there are absolutes that cannot be changed by the circumstances. This deontological theory will contrast with the teleological theory of Utilitarianism, evoking contrast, while coinciding with one another when considering an approach to sexual ethics and in particular focusing […]

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Consequentialism and Consequentialists

Good and evil are two of the most over used words in the English language, as are the words right and wrong, and yet, these concept are not even fully understood. How can one differentiate between good and evil, or decide what is right and wrong? How is it possible to know whether one’s actions […]

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How might a moral relativist respond to the claim that people should always tell the truth

When the word “moral” is looked up in a dictionary, it gives the following definition – concerned with right or wrong conduct, a moral lesson or principle, a person’s moral habits. Moral relativism is along the same lines, as moral relativism is the theory that morality, or standards of right or wrong are culturally based […]

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How can you or your society decide ethically which knowledge should or should not be pursued

I strongly believe that our society and myself do believe that research into areas of knowledge should not be stopped because of all the ethical complications. Once the knowledge is revealed society will be able to create laws and regulations to help contain it if necessary. One of the ethical complications is that there are […]

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