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Week Eight

Making Ethical Decisions, Part 2

  Apply philosophical approaches to ethical decision-making situations.


1. CheckPoint: Briefly Applying a Decision-Making Framework

  Resource: Business & Professional Ethics

  Due Date: Day 4 [Individual forum]

  Answer the three questions following the Management Choice Ethics Case on p. 288 (Ch. 4) of the text.

„h Describe what Sue should do and the decision-making approach that supports such action when responding to question 3. The steps summarized in Figure 5.5 on p. 353 (Ch. 5) may help guide your answer to question 3. Justify your decision based on the impact it would have on the stakeholders involved in the situation using terminology and concepts from Ch. 5.

  Post your response in 200 to 300 words.

2. Assignment: Fully Applying a Decision-Making Framework

  Resource: Business & Professional Ethics

  Due Date: Day 7 [Individual forum]

  Read the Locker Room Talk Ethics Case on p. 284 (Ch. 4) of the text.

  Analyze the case using stakeholder impact analysis and the philosophical approaches to ethical decision making.

  Explain what you think Albert should do in a 700- to 1,050-word paper.

 „ Organize your paper using the following section outlines. Review the questions for each section to help you analyze the case and frame your paper. (Do not explicitly answer these questions within the body of your paper.)


  What is the ethical dilemma in the case?

  What events led to the dilemma?

  Stakeholders Involved

  Have you identified stakeholders?

  What is their stake in the case?

  Have you described every stakeholder in an objective, unbiased way?

  Course of Action

  Stakeholder Impact

  How do you think each stakeholder will be impacted by your decision?

  Are there potential impacts on stakeholders that are difficult to anticipate? Have you identified them?


  Do you present new evidence or analysis in the conclusion? Would it be more appropriate in another section of the paper?

  Have you summarized the dilemma, your decision, and the potential impact on stakeholders?

  Format your paper according to APA guidelines, including any references to the textbook or other sources.

  Post your completed paper as an attachment.

„h Note: An important part of your grade on this assignment is demonstrating your ability to think critically: to suspend judgment while gathering evidence and consulting the various stakeholders¡¦ positions, to analyze each position, to consider the impact of different courses of action, and then to make a decision and support it with evidence and logic.

  Have you clearly stated the course of action Albert should take?

  What reasons support your decision?

  What philosophical approach did you use to reach your decision?

  What are the weaknesses of your argument? Have you addressed counterarguments?

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