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The case to go to war with Iraq

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Identify key ethical decision
Identify the bureaucratic subsystems and their corresponding values orientation
Analyze how the organizational structure promoted or disabled ethical values
Evaluate how ethical theories and the ethical decision-making process impacted the decision making

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Identify key ethical decision

The ethical decision was predicated upon false intelligence, cronyism, and neoconservatives who were relics of the first President Bush's presidency and felt that he did not "finish" the job during the first Iraq war by removing Sadaam Hussein. The major players within George W. Bush's presidency such as Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfield, Paul Wolfowitz, and other significant decision-makers who were the actual drivers of the decision to go to war with Iraq in 2004, were lobbying for the removal of Hussein for over 20 years. They served instrumental roles during George Herbert Walker Bush's tenure, and all of them were lobbying for the removal of Hussein during the first Iraq War. Colin Powell was the only person who was against this during the first war, and he was successful in his pursuit to prevent the removal of Hussein during his tenure as the Chairman Joint Chief of Staffs in the army.

This created an acrimonious relationship during his tenure as Secretary of State for George W. Bush as the neocons, which included the Vice President (Cheney), Rumsfield, Wolfowitz, and others were all ready to remove Sadaam from power once George W. Bush was given the election after the Florida Supreme Court ruled on the contested election between him and Al Gore ...

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Resources for assignment:

Business Ethics: Ethical Decision Making and Cases by Ferrell, Fraedrich & Ferrell

Public Administration: Concepts and Cases "The Decision to Go to War with Iraq case study by Stillman, 2010.

Instructions:

In this assessment, you will analyze the ethical dimensions in the case study. This case study focuses on government bureaucracy and how its various layers compete for influence and power. According to Stillmam, each subsystem (political appointees, professional careerists, general civil service, unionized workers, and contractual employees) develops its own distinct set of values according to which it organizes its decision-making.

1) Analyze how the organizational structure, either intentionally or unintentionally, promote or disable ethical values
2) Identify the key ethical decision points -?
3) Identify the bureaucratic subsystems involved in each of the decision points and the values orientation out of which they operated( political appointees, professional careerists, general civil service, unionize workers and contractual employees)
4) Evaluate how the various ethical theories and the ethical decision-making process as described in Ferrell et al. might have made an impact on the decisions made. What questions would you have asked and at what point?

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