Ethics Essay Topics

Ethics case study

1) What are Joseph’s ethical problems? Joseph is faced with some ethical problems such as honesty, conflicts of interest, fairness and bribes. He found out that Carl and other employees were using (kickback) with their customers. Even if the Alcon’s hand book didn’t say anything about the kickback, but it include this statement” our company… View Article

Profession of Arms

Characterizing the Army as a profession is a widely debated issue. Some attest that the military employs a small cadre of professionals, yet this does not qualify the entire vocation as a profession. Others are not so kind and paint a picture of mindless robots simply following orders. The debate rages because it is fundamentally… View Article

Legality and Ethicality of Financial Reporting

As the case of Excello Telecommunications is reviewed it can be seen that the CFO was facing financial difficulties due to increased competition. In 2010 the earnings estimate was not going to be met and this would have affected the bonuses, stock options, and the share prices of the Excello stocks. After discovering a large… View Article

The Organizational Ethics of Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s Vision statement reads as follows; (Who We Are) “be the global leader in supporting our customers to strengthen global security, deliver citizen services and advance scientific discovery. Let’s break this statement down into separate components. First, “supporting our customers to strengthen global security”, is a phrase that is limited to a customer base… View Article

External/Internal Factors Paper

The Frito-Lay is a worldwide recognized organization that began from the union of two companies in 1961. Within this organization, management has had to deal with internal and external factors that affect the four fundamental functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. Globalization, technology, innovation, diversity and ethics have also had their impact on… View Article

Analysis of an Ethical Dilemma

One very debatable ethical dilemma in today’s society is euthanasia. Euthanasia, like any other medical treatment should be seen as a choice. As a society, there are obligations to the sick that should be up held, but morally and legally may not be supportable. There are many aspects that go with this choice besides the… View Article

Resolving Ethical Business Challenges

1. Identify the ethical and legal issues of which Albert needs to be aware. a. Barry putting Albert or Mary’s trade before the client order, this is called spinning and is considered unethical. And you have Barry demanding insider information on several companies b. Hostile Takeover, the union would do everything in its power to… View Article

Patient Confidentiality: Ethical Implications to Nursing Practice

Patient confidentiality is a fundamental practice in healthcare and it is integral part of healthcare ethical standards (Purtilo & Dougherty, 2010). According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) code of ethics “the nurse has a duty to maintain confidentiality of all patient information” (Nursing world, p.6). Also, when a patient confidentiality is violated the nurse… View Article

Ethical Principles of Psychologists & Code of Conduct

What is it about each of these studies that makes them unethical? The Milgram experiment In the Milgram experiment the people who played the role known as the teachers, were intentionally tricked. Based on the Code of Conduct 2 where pretext may be ethically admissible. It was the way that Milgram did so that was… View Article

The Ideal Person

An ideal person through the eyes of Confucius would follow the rules of Heaven and obey Heavens will. Thus by adhering to the rules of Heaven that person would be morally attuned. Confucius believed that ‘aristocracy of merit’ was more valuable than ‘aristocracy of money’, and thus he believed that only the most qualified candidates… View Article

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) have a Code of Ethics called the ‘Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy’. The framework was first published in 2002 and was reviewed in 2013. Within the Code of Ethics it states what the ethical principles and personal moral qualities are (in this piece… View Article

Peter Green’s first day

Get the order from Bob Franklin. In order to get the order, Peter has to face the problem of “freight cost”. Secondary contradiction for Peter Green: 1) His supervisor, John Murphy makes no bones about his scorn for the new breed of salespeople at Scott Carpet, such as Peter himself. 2) Tiff with John Murphy…. View Article

Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward An act of kindness can develop values for both the person receiving the aid and the person offering the support as well as community development. In this summary key points are discussed on altruism. The summary stems from an act of kindness, which was conducted by the author as a student of… View Article

Ethical issues in international business

Many of the ethical issues and dilemmas in international business are rooted in the fact that political systems, law, economic development, and culture vary significantly from Nation to nation. Consequently, what is considered normal practice in one nation may be considered unethical in others. Because they work for an institution that transcends National borders and… View Article

Theoretical Framework: Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue, which is also known, as secondary traumatic stress is a natural effect that occurs as a result of taking care of patients who are in pain, stressed, suffering, or traumatized. Compassion fatigue commonly affects nurses who show extreme empathy for patients and their relatives. Empathy is the act of putting oneself in another… View Article