This assignment will give you the opportunity to choose an article and then write about the ethical implications and the impact of the events that are described. Read and reflect on one of the following articles.
- Google Code of Ethics on Military Contracts Could Hinder Pentagon Contracts.
- Can Ad Copy Be False but not Misleading? If so, Is That OK?
- Menu Science: The Subtle Ways Restaurants Get You to Spend More.
Write a paper in which you:
- Analyze the following questions associated with your chosen article, and discuss them using concepts you learned in this course.
- What ideals, effects, and consequences are at stake?
- Have any moral rights been violated?
- What would a Utilitarian recommend?
- What would a Kantian recommend?
- Explain your rationale for each of your answers for your chosen article, with supporting evidence.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
- Evaluate the ethical implications and impact of the events of selected business situations using predominant ethical theories and concepts.