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The primary consideration in the ethics of conservation is the concept of ownership. This question rests on the distinction of property rights and ethical rights. Strictly speaking, a country has...

Latest answer posted January 30, 2020 4:13 am UTC

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Business ethics can be defined as "the study of the standards of business behavior which promote human welfare and the good." Businesses that buy and sell products or services impact providers,...

Latest answer posted July 6, 2012 12:26 am UTC

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To ask whether something is ethical presumes some system of ethics you are using to judge the ethical quality of an act. What might be acceptable under utilitarian ethics might not be under a...

Latest answer posted June 8, 2012 2:07 pm UTC

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Most importantly, I'd say that you should take a good long look at what you are marketing. Is it a product or service that is ultimately of value? I say "ultimately" because plenty of products or...

Latest answer posted December 19, 2012 3:15 pm UTC

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Many types of philosophy can be relevant to your life as a business manager. On a practical level, logic will help you make good decisions. Logic can also help you spot errors in reasoning and make...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2012 9:43 am UTC

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Awareness of ethical principles, and applying them, are both absolutely crucial when it comes to business. It is important for attracting new clients, but also to create a good working atmosphere...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2020 11:17 am UTC

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There are many reason why a person would defraud a company or a company defraud the public. In fact, there are so many reasons that could be mentioned that I will have to be selective. Furthermore,...

Latest answer posted February 5, 2012 11:05 pm UTC

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There are many different systems of ethics that can be applied to business. One especially influential set is the Kantian one which lays out three major criteria that enable you to judge whether...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2012 2:10 am UTC

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In a partnership, profits can be split in any way the partners desire, provided both partners agree on the division. Several approaches exist to ameliorate the condition you've described, where...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2018 4:13 am UTC

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John Rawls (1921-2002) was a political philosopher and author of A Theory of Justice (1971). His ideas won widespread acceptance, and he used to be a regular dinner guest at the White House during...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2019 2:05 am UTC

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The main pressure on both the organization as a whole and the manager of the unit is to make a profit. This means tremendous pressure on the research unit to arrive in a timely fashion at...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2012 10:18 pm UTC

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In my opinion, it would be unethical to use this material, which was unintentionally sent to you. It is a common practice, in fact advisable, to find out as much information as possible about the...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2015 4:06 pm UTC

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There are several reasons puppy mills are considered unethical. First, there are thousands of dogs being dumped in animal shelters every day and it seems unethical to breed more dogs while many are...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2012 2:30 pm UTC

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It isn't always ethically responsible for a business to maximize its profits for investors. In some cases, concentrating on the bottom line can conflict with important goals such as worker safety,...

Latest answer posted September 9, 2021 6:36 am UTC

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Western companies have many ways to rationalize unethical behavior in developing countries. One should note that these rationalizations are not always ethical reasons, but instead ways to justify...

Latest answer posted July 19, 2018 9:55 pm UTC

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I would argue that this is not unethical and I would say that the young woman’s poor credit (which is not mentioned in the question) helps to make it more ethical. To be clear, I am assuming that...

Latest answer posted May 26, 2013 8:19 pm UTC

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Bagchi says that his state of the art camera makes him feel professional. Then he considers other so-called experts who might be considered professionals (by themselves or by others) simply because...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2012 5:29 pm UTC

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Looking only at the information that we have in this question, this is an ethical form of hacking. It could become unethical and extortionate if the “white hat” were to do the wrong things with...

Latest answer posted August 14, 2013 8:26 pm UTC

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This is an important question. All managers in the UK are required to follow the law, including laws that touch on health and safety. There is no one who is exempt, no matter how high up in the...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2012 8:22 pm UTC

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