Applied Ethics – Business Ethics – Lesson 3 – Case Studies

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/582107518/aee5b3290d WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v26mGyNyDpEhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzq31hpGZOIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHJs3TwgsUQ THINKING POINT. a. Why might business actions appear to conflict with what we might consider to be morally right? b. Should governments have more control over the practices of businesses or should they give them free reign and only step in from time to time? c. What […]

Applied Ethics – Business Ethics – Lesson 2 – Practice

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686685978/fd2e880090 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0jG8jJCMfUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLhSpXhywtc THINKING POINT a. Why might a Kantian and Utilitarian position on the purpose of business conflict? b. Can it be considered “fair enough” if a business exploits the market and workforce for its own benefit so long as it does so within the confines of the law? […]

Applied Ethics – Business Ethics – Lesson 1 – Responsibility​

WATCH: This lecture https://vimeo.com/686684543/2a96d1bb21 WATCH: These videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev_Uph_TLLohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPqdRqacpFk THINKING POINT. a. What does it mean to have moral responsibility? b. To what extent is Milton Friedman right that businesses have no moral responsibility? c. What are the implications of the position that businesses have no moral responsibility? d. Should employees be loyal to their employers […]