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For this assignment, you will watch a series of short video segments from the film Business Ethics: A 21st-Century Perspective. In combination with the assigned reading, provide a response to the questions that follow. In order to access the video segments, you must first log into the myCSU Student Portal and access the Films On Demand database within the CSU Online Library.

Daly, F., White, T., & Vogel, D. (Writers). (2000). Business ethics: A 21st-century perspective [Video file]. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?auth=CAS&url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx? wID=273866&xtid=10685

After locating the video, complete the steps below:

 Watch the video segment titled "Business Problems/Ethics." How does the globalization of business affect how you would analyze the ethical issues surrounding the use of child labor around the world?  Watch the video segments titled "Temptations vs. Ethical Dilemmas" and "Resolution Principles." Discuss the difference between a temptation and an ethical dilemma in the context of an experience you have had, and describe how you resolved the matter.  Watch the video segment titled "Future Business Dilemmas." Identify and discuss an issue confronting 21st century businesses today, and explain how you would analyze and resolve the issue. For example, what questions and/or research would you employ, and on what basis would you make your determination?

The Unit I Essay should be at least 500 words in length.

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Watch the video segment titled "Business Problems/Ethics." How does the globalization of business affect how you would analyze the ethical issues surrounding the use of child labor around the world? Watch the video segments titled "Temptations vs. Ethical Dilemmas" and "Resolution Principles."

In reference to child labor and globalization, many multinational companies use subsidiaries and outsourced labor wherein the work is contracted to local suppliers to provide the products that are sold by the company. This has led to many companies unsuspectingly using child labor as a result of the subcontractors using child labor. The ethical issues associated with child labor don't need to be discussed in this summary per se as any ethical person would agree that using children to work on jobs is unethical. The ethical issue lies within the fact that multinational companies who are able to deflect blame by using "ignorance" are continuously able to subcontract their orders to contractors in different countries across the globe who use child labor. Therefore, the question ...

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The business ethics for century perspectives demand are determined.

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