Ethical Dilemma And Moral Dilemma

1098 Words Feb 11th, 2016 5 Pages
GNED-212

Jorawar Singh
30877727
Section-004
Date/Time of Class-Wednesday 3:30 PM

Part-1
Ethical/Moral Dilemma: -
Defination-
Ethical dilemma or moral dilemma is a scenario in which a person has to make choices/decisions depending on the situation or by keeping the net happiness in his mind. He also thinks about the consequences of the decision he will make.

In this scenario, I will be describing an ethical dilemma that I faced when I worked with an IT firm. My team leader was stealing from the company. He used to steal the network cable and other networking tools from the company storage unit. I started to dig this matter and I came to know that after stealing, he was selling that tools into local market. It was his side business and he was earning pretty good. But one day, there was a surprise inventory check conducted by our manager. In that report a huge amount of losses were there. So a notice was issued to all employee regarding the inside stealing and we were asked to give the other person name and our name would be not disclosed.

At that point of time I faced an ethical dilemma, whether to give the name of my team leader with a fear of losing my job or whether to keep quiet and let him steal more stuff till no one catches him.

Part-2

Philosophical model: -
To solve my ethical dilemma, I will be using Deontology as my philosophical model.
Deontology is a Greek word originated from ‘Deon’ meaning obligation/morality or duty. It is…
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