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1. Discuss the market system and the need for ethics in business and distinguish it from the law and concepts of virtue and morality. 2. Discuss ethics in the context of relativism, psychological egoism, utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics. 3. Discuss the ideas of character ethic, female ethic, human rights, and ethical action. 4. Discuss the factors influencing employee issues including the right to work, employment at will, due process and employee participation, health and safety standards, family responsibilities, the right to privacy, and substance abuse testing. 5. Discuss the professional ethics and responsibilities of intermediaries, managerial responsibility and loyalty, and employee responsibilities to the…show more content…
According to theory of utilitarianism an action is ethically right if its lead to happiness, and wrong if it ends in unhappiness. The general concept behind Virtue Ethics is that it emphasizes on what the individual should select fortheir own personal behavior instead of the individual depending solely on theexternal laws and customs of the person's culture. Deontological thinking isconstructed on the fact that we have a duty to do certain things and to not do certainthings. Deontologists do not look at how much good might be caused by an action.They look at the action itself, deciding whether it is prohibited or made obligatoryby one of their rules. 3. Discuss the ideas of character ethic, female ethic, human rights, and ethical action. Character ethic is the behavioural manners in a person to judge and expresstheirselves in front of others. Female ethic is categorised as morals based onrelationship and communication. When work moved out of the home, the societysensed the requirement to describe and specify the roles of women and men.Women became the custodian of domestic life as men went out to earn money andto assist and provide the family with basic needs. Since then, men attained thepower position as provider and women were categorised
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