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    Analyze and explain how Immanuel Kant means that humans are subjects, and not objects.
    Outline how the rights between employers and employees can be balanced in order to be most productive.
    Explain when a business decision becomes an ethical one.

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    I actually found these notes that discuss Kant, and his deontological theory, in regards to many business practices, including your inital question. Check out this link: http://www.westga.edu/~rlane/professional/lecture16_business3.html

    Basically, when Kant talks about humans are subjects, he simply means that we "originate actions" and act for our own ends. So, we act with a rational thought process. If we were objects, we would not have this distinctive human ...

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