The Normative Analysis Of An Ethical Problem

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The Normative Analysis of an Ethical Problem
Md. Bazlur Rahman
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1. Introduction
Ethics is the discipline that deals with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation (Carroll and Buchholtz, 2006). It can also be a set of moral principles or values. Morality is a doctrine of moral conduct and moral conduct relates to principles of right and wrong in behavior. Professional ethics, therefore, is concerned with good and bad or right and wrong behavior and practices that take place within a professional context. Concepts of right and wrong are increasingly being interpreted today to include the more difficult and subtle questions of fairness, justice and equity (Carroll and Buchholtz, 2006). Two key branches of ethics are descriptive ethics and normative ethics. Normative ethics is concerned with supplying and justifying a coherent moral system of thinking and judging. Normative ethics seeks to uncover, develop, and justify basic moral principles that are intended to guide behavior, actions, and decisions (DeGeorge, 1995). In this paper a decision made by a sales manager in the company is analyzed through various normative theories
2. Overview of an Ethical Problem
I experienced numerous ethical problems in my professional life. I can remember one of them. In April 2006 I joined at Walton Automobile Company (WAC) in Bangladesh as a Sales Manager. Within two years of my tenure I proved me as a successful manager. The company delegated me the authority of
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