ETHCS101_SEPT23_2014

Question 1, Ethics Essay

Write a 450 to 700-word essay comparing the similarities and differences between virtue theory, utilitarianism, and deontological ethics. Include the following in your essay:

A description of the differences in how each theory addresses ethics and morality

A personal experience to explain the relationship between virtue, values, and moral concepts as they relate to one of the three theories

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

Question 2Critical Thinking Scenario

Select a provided ethical scenario or choose one from section IV of Thinking Critically

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Analyze your chosen scenario from a critical thinking perspective.

What is the moral responsibility of all participants?

What are the stakeholders’ moral failings?

What ideals or obligations are in conflict?

What is the best outcome, given the consequences? 

Write a brief reflection of your analysis by describing the relationship between critical thinking and ethics. 

Note. Remember that this should be based on critical thinking, not on your personal opinion.

 

 

Question 3Critical Thinking and Ethics:

 

Write a 350to 450 word explanation of the relationship between critical thinking and ethics.

Are the principles and rules of critical thinking applicable to ethical reasoning? Why?

If everyone followed the rules and guidelines of logic, would there be a need for ethical decision making? Why? 

Use examples from the scenarios provided this week to support your answer.

 

Question 4, Organizational Ethics:

Select an organization you work for or one in your chosen field.

Conduct online research on the ethics of your organization and the industry it belongs to.

Write a 850 to 1,050-word paper describing how ethical principles can address organizational issues. Include the organization you selected and discuss the following with regards to that organization and its industry: 

What role do external social pressures have in influencing organizational ethics?

How might these issues be relevant to organizational and personal decisions?

What is the relationship between legal and ethical issues? 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 5, Cross-Cultural Perspectives :

Identify a global organization with a multinational presence. 

Identify and research a cultural issue that affects this organization’s interactions outside the United States. 

Define the issue and provide an overview of how became an issue in the organization. 

Prepare an analysis of the ethical and social responsibility issues your organization must deal with as a result of being global. 

Write a 1,350to 1,650 word paper summarizing the results of the analysis. Include the following: 

Identify ethical perspectives in the global organization.

Compare these perspectives across cultures involved in the organization.

Describe a viable solution for this issue that could be acceptable by all stakeholders. 

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.