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To Succeed in Today's World, the End Justifies the Means

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To succeed in today's world, the end justifies the means. Give your perspective of the statement with two real business examples in support of your view.

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To succeed in today's world, the end justifies the means. Give your perspective of the statement with two real business examples in support of your view.

The statement says, "to succeed in today's world..." What does it mean to succeed in today's world? What "world" is this referring to since every continent, country, state/city is different, along with its inhabitants. To succeed in New York may be different than in Florida or Africa. What is the definition of success here? Is it monetary? How much? Is success defined as happiness? How is that determined?

To succeed in today's world, nothing justifies the means, per se, except whatever a person or entrepreneur desires.
Someone may be heir to family success and their means justifies their end. Also, conversely, another may believe in the idea of "hard work" and their means of toil justifies their end.

Planet earth is an equal opportunity justifier - all "means" and "ends" are determined ...

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The solution gives perspective and real business examples on the statement "To succeed in today's work, the end justifies the means."

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