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    Laws-then why do we need ethics?

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    Are ethics needed if we have laws to follow?

    It seems that without ethics, laws could not be created. Ethics provides the basis for a group of people to develop laws. In other words, they are not mutually exclusive. We need them both. given that, any company needs to have some code of ethics to follow.

    Otherwise, how will they develop policies and procedures since ethics becomes the basis for developing them in the first place?

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    The basis for the answer of this question is as simple as looking at the government and the example of the bridge that collapsed last year in Minnesota. The government has laws to make bridges safe, but without a forced or viable and firmly warned ...

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    A discussion on the need for ethics and why laws don't always mean people will act ethically using a single example.

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