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What are ethics, and ethical dilemma? Briefly discuss the process for resolving an ethical dilemma.

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1. What are ethics, and ethical dilemma? Briefly discuss the process for resolving an ethical dilemma.

Ethics is "the study of right and wrong, good and bad, moral judgment, etc." (http://www.carm.org/secular-movements/atheism/terms-and-definitions) Therefore, in business, ethics is often defined as the "accepted principles of right or wrong governing the conduct of businesspeople." http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072973714/student_view0/glossary.html

On the other hand, an ethical dilemma is defined as "a situation in which there is no clear ethically acceptable solution." (http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072973714/student_view0/glossary.html) For example, there might be a conflict between two ethical values, i.e. autonomy versus integrity. ...

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Related to infromation systems, this solution explains ethics and an ethical dilemma. It also discusses the process for resolving an ethical dilemma i.e. model used to solve ethical dilemmas. References are provided.

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