Essays Tagged: "ethical dilemmas"

Moral decisions

Moral and Ethical DilemmasOne of the most difficult trials I face in my life are ethical and moral dilemmas. T ... ax my character and cause me to really 'put my money where my mouth is.' Sometimes I'm quick to see ethical faults in others, but slow to see them in myself. Other times I see all to clearly my mistak ... is paper I wish to discuss many of the thoughts I have had recently on setting a pattern for making ethical decisions throughout my life. I will present many of the traps I have fallen into or observe ...

(15 pages) 622 3 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Euthanasia, a big debate in America

ght-to-die. Current legal statue prohibits any form of euthanasia, however, thereare many moral and ethical dilemmas concerning the controversy. For the purposes of thisessay, I will define euthanasia ... o a final stage of life filled with miseryand wracked with unrelenting pain. Instead, the moral and ethical course of action is togrant patients who request euthanasia the mercy and relief of a death with dignity.

(6 pages) 402 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Business do not have to be ethical they are guided by the law. Discuss?

Business Ethics'Companies do not have to be ethical, they are guided by the law; business ethics is an unnecessary consideration'To what extent ... on'To what extent do you agree with this statement? Support your argument with company responses to ethical responsibility.Ethics are the moral principles that should underpin decision-making. A decis ... ect the most profitable solution in favour of one of greater benefit to society as well as the firm.Ethical dilemmas in business include:- Should advertising agencies accept cigarette advertisers as c ...

(4 pages) 356 1 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical Dilemmas.

Ethical DilemmasEthics is a big topic is today's society. CEO's of large corporations are scamming e ... are being accused of sexual misconduct, and children are packing weapons in the school bags. Making ethical decisions is often easier said than done. I feel that people do not intentionally set out to ... to be unethical. Situations arise that sometimes bring about rash thinking and impulsive decisions. Ethical dilemmas have often crossed my path and sometimes I wanted to take the easy road not the eth ...

(5 pages) 849 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Film Wall Street Ethics Paper.

This is an ethical review of the film Wall Street (Stone and Weiser). It examines ethical dilemmas Bud Fox face ... nd Weiser). It examines ethical dilemmas Bud Fox faced and what made him vulnerable to crossing the ethical line, as well as what factors led to Fox's attempt to repair the ethical breach. It examines ... ir the ethical breach. It examines Gordon Gecko's thoughts on a person's vulnerability to making an ethical breach and how this related to Bud Fox. Finally, it will take a look at factors in the film ...

(5 pages) 194 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ethical Decision Making.

ETHICAL DECISION MAKINGEthical Decision MakingMGT 350: Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Mak ... not help when we are asked as administrators or managers to make decisions that are jam-packed with ethical dilemmas. Acting as Faith Community Hospital (FCH) administrator I turned to the Santa Clara ... spital (FCH) administrator I turned to the Santa Clara University website, article "A Framework for Ethical Decision Making". This article gives five steps that I will use to address the problems FCH ...

(5 pages) 1068 1 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hitting the Wall: Nike and International Labor Practices

dy"Hitting the Wall: Nike and International Labor Practices"Nike's strategy of shaving costs caused ethical dilemmas that ultimately damaged its reputation. Nike outsources all of its manufacturing. T ...

(17 pages) 758 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


ole has changed over the years governed by medical training schemes, and more recently by legal and ethical issues pertaining to the code of professional conduct. (UKCC 2002). I feel that the perioper ... e demands and changes within today's perioperative environment.In every nurses career many legal or ethical dilemmas are encountered. One dilemma facing the perioperative nurse today is surgical assis ...

(13 pages) 201 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Let it pour case study

problems. When addressing these issues the analysis will also tackle the organizational processes, ethical issues, and the communications systems utilized by the hospital staff. There is a wid ... that is keeping the hospital from running smoothly and efficiently. All of these issues range from ethical dilemmas, to personal feelings, to monetary situations, to personal rights. The first issue ...

(7 pages) 205 1 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Conflict Management Styles

ow that avoiding conflict management style has a negative impact while training (managing conflict, ethical dilemmas and coping with stress) has positive impact on the dynamics of inter-organizational ... s 'distrust cycle' experienced by boundary spanners is the idea that boundary spanners must resolve ethical and trust-based dilemmas in their boundary spanning role. The inability to do so also result ...

(11 pages) 324 2 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management


sia has been going on for decades. The laws of USA ban doctor-assisted suicides, but there are many ethical dilemmas about this issue. Euthanasia is an action designed to end a human life painlessly. ... peacefully and painlessly, we do not allow individual autonomy to take place. Because euthanasia is ethically and morally right, we should allow terminally ill patients to die with dignity and relief. ...

(3 pages) 83 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Computer ethical

IntroductionWe all recognize ethical behaviour, however unfortunately not all of us follow this behaviour. Ethics begin with resp ... cally, good ethics requires that a person exercise morals in their everyday living. This makes it unethical to send a computer virus to infect other computers or to hack into other people's private in ... other people's information and also creates problems regarding privacy.This essay will examine the ethical debate surrounding a number of new applications of computing. Technology has opened up an en ...

(7 pages) 131 0 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Ethical Dilemnas in the School Districts

AbstractEveryday our school districts are full of ethical dilemmas. Our teachers and other staff have been educated on moral development and implement ... personnel have been trained to deal with conflicts related to teen pregnancy. Until very recently, ethical issues were given little attention in preparation programs. Dilemmas arise when cherished va ... r interests. Should parents be informed if a teacher learns that a student is pregnant? This is the ethical dilemma facing our school today.The DilemmaI work for the Tracy Area Elementary school distr ...

(4 pages) 134 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Genetic Engineering.

gineering techniques in use today, which present commercial and social advantages that outweigh the ethical dilemmas they pose. Genetic engineering can provide hope to people suffering from genetic di ... lly underway in human patients and appears to have widespread public acceptance. However, there are ethical concerns about the other three kinds of engineering, especially about the fact that some peo ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

"Blade Runner": Ethical considerations and film analysis

s to eliminate all Replicant threats on Earth. In this paper I will summarize the film, analyze the ethical dilemmas faced by the characters in this movie, and finally, compare it to my own personal e ... use only humans can love and feel emotion.As the movie progresses, Deckard is faced with some other ethical dilemmas. He must uphold seemingly unjust laws and kill to uphold those laws. He must also c ...

(8 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

US FIN 324 Ethics Article Review

s was used to investigate whether general business training and ethics instruction affect students' ethical decision making and moral development." (Fraedrich, 2005)There are researchers that believe ... e teaching ethics," while "others believe that instructors may be able to sensitize students to the ethical dilemmas in business." The true dilemma comes when researchers are at a loss to measure what ...

(3 pages) 1006 1 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Law Enforcement Ethics

criminal justice, because it comes down to an individual officer who is facing a dilemma of acting ethically, writing the man a ticket for speeding, or unethically, arresting him after an unreasonabl ... y; therefore, it is easy for one to immerse him or herself into the role of the officer facing this ethical dilemma. The fact pattern raises several topics that have been discussed in the course thus ...

(3 pages) 161 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ethical Implications on Society: An Analysis of Wilkinson's "Inequality and Health"

onduct, which raises issues within our society such as, inequality, justice, technology and health. Ethical theories tend to be of most importance in society, and play a valuable role in analysing the ... ct on individual's own autonomy. It would follow that economic inequalities within society, propose ethical dilemmas in the struggle between autonomy of the individual and the State.Autonomy and the S ...

(11 pages) 158 0 3.8 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Organizational Behavior

but has brought on many challenges. These challenges and dilemmas have to be judged by making good ethical decisions.Organizational Behavior trends within organizations have changed immensely over de ... organizations have changed immensely over decades.Today, organizational trends are more focused on ethical dilemmas that enforce equality, comply with policy and enrich the lives of their employees. ...

(4 pages) 124 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Let It Pour Case Study: Faith Community Hospital

o their local hospital?Faith Community Hospital is facing growing problems in their operations. The ethical dilemmas and the increasing costs to operate a hospital are forcing the hospital to take a s ... o determine what actions should be taken to address these issues.Faith Community Hospital is facing ethical dilemmas throughout the institution. The ethics and laws pertaining to the delivery of healt ...

(7 pages) 102 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies