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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 ...

This 20 page paper considers the moral conflicts between client and attorney. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 6 page discussion of a hospital’s obligation to conduct certain testing on a nineteen year old student who, although of legal age, was covered under her parent’s HMO. The HMO subsequently refused to pay the bill and the parents objected to the fact that the hospital failed to inform them that their daughter was ...

This 12 page paper discusses the issues of abortion. The writer looks at a wide range of arguments for and against, including medial ethics, social ethics and legal ethics. The writer explains both sides of the argument and uses subjective arguments backed up by factual evidence. The paper also includes a discussion on ...

3 pages in length. The writer briefly discusses the legal and ethical implications of breaching confidentiality when one spouse discloses he is HIV positive but has not told the other spouse. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 10 page paper considers the ethical and legal issues that are relevant when considering the need of developing nations to access essential drugs, such as those for HIV/AIDS. Issues such are moral responsibility, profit, investment, protection and patents are also considered. Patent law referent to is both international and UK is approach. The bibliography ...

This 5 page research paper examines the term 'democratic prejudice' which is used by Friedrich Nietzsche in his 1887 treatise, The Genealogy of Morals. Specifically discussed are the concepts of master and slave; good and evil; and how language has been used to perpetuate prejudice throughout history. Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page paper analyzes the slave/master paradigm as contained in the first essay of this work. A discussion of how it relates to various relationships throughout history is included. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page review of the purported advantages and disadvantages of bioengineered foods. Outlines the history of bioengineering and introduces the concept of bioethics. Concludes that bioethics are both shaped by and shape societal perceptions of wrong and right. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 8 page report discusses the School of the Americas and the reasons why it should be shut down once and for all. The "SOA" (sometimes called the "school of the assassins") is the U.S. Army-run school for military officers from Latin America Graduates of the school have been implicated in a long history ...

A 6 page paper that explores the ethics of biomedical research, focusing on the key element of voluntary informed consent. Discussed are recent adverse events that have occurred in gene therapy research and the amendments and additions to federal regulations resulting from these events. Also included is a brief discussion of the history ...

(10 pp) Most pregnancy based choices are not easy. Whoever came up with the idea that life is not fair, was not joking, but speaking the hard and cold truth. In this discussion we will examine the history and the attitudes of this still controversial issue. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

In this 20 page paper the writer discusses the importance of character development in today's society. Following an introduction, the writer provides a description of character development, including a definition and the traits assigned to good character. The history of character development and education in the U.S. provides insight into the importance of this ...

(8 pp) Nothing seems more frightening than the thought of cancer. In our human history, it harkens back to the idea of unseen forces attacking the body. We revert to the reptilian brain idea, that if we could "see it," we could "do something." Actually our own body is trying to ...

This 5 page paper considers the issue of terrorism, first by relating how a terrorist might defend their actions using the arguments of Kant and the Utilitarian perspective of John Stuart Mill, then considers who a both a Kantian and Utilitarian opponent to terrorism might relate to this issue. This paper utilizes the text ...

This 4 page essay discusses Socrates' 'Apology' and what John Stuart Mill would say was the reason Socrates 'did' philosophy. The essay covers the attitude and viewpoint of Mill as it would apply to Socrates. No sources cited.

A 5 page paper which discusses the implications of John Stuart Mill's assertion in Utilitarianism that, 'Pleasure and freedom from pain are the only things desirable as ends.' Specifically considered are the principles Mill developed in Chapters 2 and 4 which make this idea plausible and critically evaluations whether his arguments are successful. ...

John Stuart Mill was raised in the shadow of the friendship between his father, James Mill, historian and philosopher, and Jeremy Bentham, at times a man considered to be one of the leading intellects of the 19th century. It is not surprising, then, that elements of their views on utilitarianism and their writings hold ...

A 5 page paper discussing the ending paragraphs of the work. Though Mills says that happiness is measurable and therefore useful for determining the state of equality between individuals, he does not specify how that measurement should be made. He shows that utilitarianism does not hold that all people are equal, for there ...

A 5 page paper that describes Mill's presentation of the principles of Utilitarianism, but also demonstrates Mill's particular concern for the essential nature of man's intellect. This paper recognizes the importance of Mill's considerations on a societal level as well as recognizing the personal considerations of each man. Bibliography includes 1 source.

This 5 page paper revues the research methods adopted by a paper on the role of gossip in the socialisation of nurses. The ethical, moral and practical implications are considered and the relevance of the results with regard to the methods used are discussed. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

This 10 page paper examines various concepts in ethics and philosophy. The first essay (5 pages) examines the theories of utilitarianism, deontology, egoism, subjectivism and social contract theory. The second essay (3 pages) examines normative ethics, meta-ethics, and applied ethics. The final essay is two pages and examines objectivism and relativism. Examples are provided throughout. ...

This 9 page paper includes an outline. It is a personal essay about leadership. The paper concludes that the idea of core values is probably overlooked by leaders because they are generally trying to secure votes, something that sometimes gets in the way of being an ethical leader. Bill Clinton and Colin Powell are used ...

4 brief essays

  • 4 page paper

This 4 page paper encompasses 4 short essays. The topics are: a comparison between search engines, evaluating email, plagiarism and copyright. Each essay is 1 page in length. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 6 page essay that offers a explanatory summation of Thomas Nagel’s essay “Moral Luck.” In this essay, the writer/tutor rephrases Nagel’s basic arguments, offering a synopsis of the essay. No additional sources cited.

Views on Abortion

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares 2 essays on abortion, Don Marquis's "Why Abortion Is Immoral" and Mary Anne Warren's "The Moral Significance of Birth." The writer outlines the parameters and main points of both essays and concludes that Warren offers the most realistic real-world view. No additional sources cited.

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