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Question: Use two ethical theories to discuss how problems in ethics, production, and marketing should be addressed on a systemic level to ensure appropriate corporate oversight--by consumers, manufacturers, the government, and the free market.
It's always a good idea to define the main words in a question if there is any uncertainty. You may already know the meanings but I found it useful when I went over my assignments when I was in school.
Ethical Theories - Ethics is the study and evaluation of human conduct in the light of moral principles. Moral principles can be viewed either as a standard of conduct that the individual has constructed for him/herself; or, as the body of obligations or duties that a society, organization or religion requires of its members. The different ethical theories define conscience differently. For example, conscience has been looked upon as the will of a divine power expressing itself in man's judgments; an innate sense of right and wrong resulting from man's unity with the universe; an inherited intuitive sense evolved in the long history of the human race; a set of values imposed by a society; and/or, a set of values derived from the experience of the individual.
Production - American Heritage defines it as the total output, as of a commodity: increased production at the plant.
Marketing - AH defines this as well as the act or process of buying and selling in a market the commercial functions involved in transferring goods from producer to consumer.
Systemic level - It is defined and used in different ways by different people and in different contexts; and some engage in it without applying the label. http://www.ed.gov/pubs/SER/SysReform/chap1.html#define - Whole societies are organized in such a way as to promote competition, usually by offering incentives. Seen as a pillar of capitalism in that it may stimulate innovation, encourage efficiency or drive down prices, it is the foundation upon which capitalism is justified. According to microeconomic theory, no system of resource allocation is more efficient than pure competition. Competition, according to the theory causes firms to develop new products and technologies. This gives consumers greater selection and better products. The greater selection typically causes lower prices for the products compared to what the price would be if there was no competition (monopoly) or little competition (oligopoly).
Corporate Oversight - A body formed and authorized by law to act as a single person although constituted by one or more persons and legally endowed with various rights and duties including the capacity of succession carry out watchful and responsible care or regulatory supervision.
1. Respect Autonomy:
Individuals have the right to decide how they live their lives, as long as their actions do not interfere with the welfare of others. One has the right to act as a free agent, and has the freedom of thought and choice.
2. Do No Harm:
The obligation to avoid inflicting either physical or psychological harm on others may be a primary ethical principle.
3. Benefit Others:
There is an obligation to improve and enhance the welfare of others, even where such enhancements may inconvenience or limit the freedom of the person offering the assistance.
4. Be Just:
To be just in dealing ...
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