Academic Papers on Ethics

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A 4 page essay that discusses an exercise scenario in which a law student is caught plagiarizing and the question presented, which is whether or not the individual should later be admitted to the bar. The writer refers to numerous relevant cases. No bibliography is offered.

This 3 page paper examines ethics and biology. Retardation is explored. Views of two authors are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 5 page paper considers the ethics of environmentalism and the lack of environmentalism concern in business. The paper consider this by looking at an article by in the Academy of Management Review by Ronald E. Purser, Changkil Park and Alfonso Montuori entitled ' Limits to anthropocentrism; toward an ecocentric organization paradigm'. This proposes two ...

This 5 page paper considers the role of ethics and business. Looking to a diverse range of arguments, from philosophers such as Socrates and Aristotle to Kant, Mills and Rand as well as commentators in the role of business such as Friedman the paper discusses the way in which businesses may or may not be ...

A 6 page paper that discusses business ethics in New Zealand. Studies consistently indicate that New Zealand has very little corruption in their business community. The writer discusses these studies, the business code of ethics, and new organizations initiated in this nation for the promotion of ethics and social responsibility. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Ethics in Business

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page paper considers different ethical perspective in business. This is undertaken by reviewing three articles, one each on ethics in information technology, corporate citizenship and sustainable development. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Ethics in Business

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper considers the role of ethics in a range of business scenarios. The writer considers the role of IT and the ethical dilemmas that may be faced by analysts and programmes the ethics surrounding a company being a good corporate citizen, and finally sustainable development. This is under taken by a review ...

A 10 page research paper that examines the trial of Sir Thomas More. The writer argues that this trial represents one of the first instances in Western culture where an individual stood up for personal liberty and freedom of religion against the overwhelming authority of the state. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at both sides of the argument regarding the use of euthanasia. The paper argues that it may be seen as allowing an individual the right and dignity to both live and die as they wanted, but also recognises and argues that there are both religions and social aspects which may ...

A 5 page solution to a situation facing a new-hire at a company which manufactures therapeutic medical devices. The new-hire has been instructed to misrepresent their volume needs to an outside provider with the intent of canceling the order after the smaller volume which is really needed had been obtained. Although the supervisor ...

This 6 page paper considers to what extent big corporations conform to ethics in business. The paper explores this by examining the ethical behaviour of the failed US company Enron and then comparing this with Royal Dutch Shell. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

A 9 page discussion of the ethical implications of the Enron scandal of 2002. The author examines the developments within Enron in terms of the ethical and moral justification in the choices corporate executives make in life when they have different agendas from that of their companies. John Stewart Mill's theory of utilitarianism ...

This 4 page paper responds to these questions: How is Adam Smith's 'invisible hand' theory relevant to consumer rights and advertising? Whose responsibility is it when products are dangerous, defective or misused? and Discuss differences between the justice theories from John Rawls and Niznik in reference to employment at will, comparable pay, and intellectual property ...

Business and Ethics

  • 51 page paper

This 51 page paper looks at the role of ethics in business and how it is perceived. The papers seeks to answers two questions; 1. To what extent do companies heed ethical guidelines? 2. To what extent do the public believe company information regarding ethical issues? The paper starts by looking at the way strategy ...

This 5 page paper provides a personal code of ethics based on principles entrenched in American society. Religion and philosophy is discussed. Kant's categorical imperative is mentioned. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 13 page paper looks at the ethical dilemma of using stem cell research to find a cure or treatments for medical conditions. To consider this the importance of the research is considered and the religious or ethical objections are considered before applying a utilitarian and deontological approaches to determine the right or wrong ethical ...

This 9 page paper examines ethics. Ethics are defined and explored in general and then applied to the corporation. How a corporation can create and implement a code of ethics, and steer the organization through the necessary changes, is the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 6 page analysis of two works that addresses the situation of the minority domestic worker. 'Chicanas Modernize Domestic Service' by and Mary Romero and Nicole Constable in her book Maid to Order in Hong Kong, talk about the equities of power and control that typify the employer/employee relationship for domestic workers. No additional ...

A 4 page overview of how our personal ethics interlace all aspects of our lives. The author contends that these ethics are in most cases shaped by an extremely important facet of our culture, our religion. As a result not only are our personal lives shaped by the personal ethics imparted by our ...

This 4 page paper argues that it is imperative that students be educated as to what plagiarism is and immediately penalized when they commit such an act. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

4 pages in length. The writer discusses whether an act of disobedience can be productive while an act of obedience can be distractive, as well as makes the distinction between irrational and rational authority. No bibliography.

Euthanasia in the UK

  • 7 page paper

This 7 page paper consider the legal and theoretical framework of euthanasia in the UK compared to the Netherlands. The writer takes into consideration the Human Rights Act 1998, and the cases of Tony Bland and Dian Petty. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

This 3 page student essay offers the opinion that Goldman Sachs acted irresponsibly, but not illegally.

Euthansia in Australia

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper considers the legal status of euthanasia in Australia. The paper also makes references to alternate locations where euthanasia has retained a legal status in Holland and Oregon. The paper ends with the consideration of a case of 'assisted death' which was not prosecuted in Australia.

A 7 page paper that is subdivided into three sections with the first analyzing the legal and ethical issues of the case, critiques the two proposed press releases to be delivered by CEO and Board Chairman John Hall, and creates a press release that would best address the immediate crisis situation with minimal damage (and ...

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