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  • Unethical Speech Business Ethics Introduction How
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    Business Ethics How to behave toward oneself and toward other individuals is a matter of making choices: whether to be friendly or unfriendly; whether to tell the truth or lie; whether to be generous or greedy; whether to study in order to pass an exam or to spend valuable study time watching television and cheat to pass it. These, and all other questions about how people act toward themselves and one another are dealt with in a field of study called ethics. Another name for ethics is morality. ...
  • Wrongful Harms All Constituencies Including Shareholders
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    Running Head: Business Ethics Business Ethicsnameschool The modern theory of the firm, which is central to finance and corporate law, views the corporation as a of contracts among the various corporate constituencies. Upon this foundation, finance theory and corporate law postulate shareholder wealth as the objective of the firm. Research in business ethics has largely ignored this contracts theory of the firm except to reject the financial-legal model as normatively inadequate. Philosophers gen...
  • Whirlpool Corporation Board Of Directors
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    Whirlpool Corporation - A Lawful, Ethical, and CSR Minded Business Whirlpool Corporation - A Lawful, Ethical, and CSR Minded Business During the past several years global companies, like Whirlpool Corporation, have gained global awareness of the complex and evolving legal, ethical, and social expectations of their stakeholders. While many companies have started to tackle these new set of requirements by modifying their mission statements, business policies, and workplace practices, leadership co...
  • Confucian Philosophy And Chinese Culture
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    Freedom devoid of responsibility would result in the collapse of the social network. It would cause strife among individuals, between individuals and society, and essentially would lead to the sacrifice of the future in order to fulfill short-term desires. Coming under much scrutiny for allegedly doing just this is today's dominant institution, a legal establishment with pervasive influence on contemporary life: the modern corporate enterprise. We live in a world plagued with human exploitation ...
  • 2005 Business Ethics Versus Military Ethics
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    Business Ethics versus Military Ethics June 18, 2005 Business Ethics versus Military Ethics " The ultimate basis for ethics is clear: Human behavior has consequences for the welfare of others. We are capable of acting toward others in such a way as to increase or decrease the quality of their lives. We are capable of helping or harming. What is more, we are theoretically capable of understanding when we are doing the one and when the other. This is so because we have the capacity to put ourselve...
  • Ethical Considerations Of A Corporations
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    Why should a corporation consider ethical behavior - on top of law and self-interest First and foremost, it is of dire importance to draw a distinction between appearing to be ethical and actually using ethical considerations. There has been an attempt by several corporations to appear to be ethical. In these instances there has only been an effort to reach an immediate goal of prosperity. Of course this will work in the short run but in a sophisticated society "fake" will not survive. With the ...
  • Ethical Issues Facing Multinational Corporations
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    Table Of Contents 1 Introduction 1 2 Ethical Difficulties Facing Multinational Corporations 2 3 General Principles For Ethical Dilemmas 8 4 The Problem of Questionable Payments 13 5 Conclusion 19 References 21 1 Introduction The continuing process of globalization and the liberalization of world trade has resulted in many companies expanding overseas in order to move into new markets and increase their profits. In the process, this has created huge multinational corporations, with the capabiliti...
  • Bad Choices And Unethical Business
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    What do you stand for? Choices make us who we are and what we stand for and eventually what we become. There is a lot to be said about character. The character of our society has decayed over the past fifty years. We have witnessed this on our televisions at home. No longer do we see principle-based programming like "Father Knows Best". Now we see shows like "All in the Family", "Roseanne", and "Married with Children". All of these are controversial, self-seeking, and self-gratifying programs. E...

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