Just Following Orders Essay

1390 Words Apr 23rd, 2013 6 Pages
WEEK 3

Discussion Question 1: Just Following Orders?

Do you believe the sentence she received is just? Wasn't she simply following orders?

Why did Ms. Vinson make the ethical decisions that she made?

In my opinion, from the two articles read I do not believe that the sentence of 5 months in prison that Ms Vinson received coincided with her level of involvement. Ms Vinson was the Senior of Corporate Reporting Department; for two years she chooses to continue to misrepresent and inflate figures that were to be used on WorldCom Financial Reports. Perhaps in the beginning it was strongly encouraged to her inflate the figures by Mr. Ebbers so that the Financial Reports would be favorable for WorldCom. And perhaps she convinced
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Why or why not? Consider that there is now a website that helps professors check for plagiarism by comparing student papers with millions of online pages using the top 20 search engines. The system even identifies papers composed of bits and pieces of online text. Does knowing this change your answer to the questions above? (Points : 13)

Even in knowing that modern technology has allowed for the development of some software applications and other online tools and making them available for the purchase and use in detecting plagiarism does not have an influence on my discussion not to purchase an online essay. During my research I came to realize that there are multitudes of options available over the internet for purchasing essays online. There was one internet company that went through great extent on their website to convince readers that purchasing essays was acceptable as long as you essay is customized, EssayOntime.com (2012) states “you are purchasing a uniquely created customized Essay by a Professional Team with an Experienced Researcher, Certified Writer, and Professional Proofreader.” Those who choose these method are those who are unwilling to attempt in formulating analytical thought and then transform them onto paper. The Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. (2012) defines Essay as "to make an often tentative or experimental effort to perform: try." For me opening myself to cerebral stimulation ignites profound thought.
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