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Discussing Socrates's Conclusion on Man's Evil Nature, or Lack Thereof

What do you think of Socrates' conclusion that no person knowingly does evil, and therefore, all evil is ignorance? Do you agree or disagree, and why? If you disagree, please identify at least one logical fallacy. If people accepted that all evil is ignorance, what implications would that have on the justice system? How would

Approving loans regardless of background

Suppose you were a loan officer for a bank. The leaders in the organization have encouraged all loan officers to approve loans regardless of income or credit background. If you predict that people will not be able to make the payments and are likely to eventually lose the property, would approving this loan violate your personal

Justifying Beliefs

PART A Most people have views that are strongly influenced and informed by philosophy, often without realizing it. Discuss the following: 1. Identify a view you have - whether on politics, religion, science, culture, or even the media and entertainment - that might be regarded as being related to philosophy. 2. What kind of r

The Case of Mattel: Virtue Ethics Review

Find and read the following journal article to help you form a solution: Sethi, S., Veral, E., Shapiro, H., & Emelianova, O.. (2011). Mattel, Inc.: Global Manufacturing Principles (GMP) - A Life-Cycle Analysis of a Company-Based Code of Conduct in the Toy Industry. Journal of Business Ethics, 99(4), 483-517. While the Sethi

A Country's Obligation

Case: You are a member of the country Eggonia's grand council on ethics. The country has been giving charge of deciding whether or not your country's citizen are morally obligated to send famine relief to the neighboring country of Furesia. In centuries past both countries have had thriving economies that were based on small eg

Business Ethics and Consequentialism

Case: The Case of the Sole Remaining Supplier The heart pacemaker is a modern wonder. The device has a timer that resets itself every time the patient's heart beats. If the heart does not beat on schedule (say, within 1.2 seconds), the pacemaker gives a stimulus that causes a heartbeat. But the technology was not always so

Dependence on Technology

I am writing an Argumentation-Persuasion Essay on the above topic. Please help discuss ideas for the following; A: Negative effect of people have become overly dependent on technology B: Positive effect of people have become overly dependent on technology First, I need to set up a graph on the outline and then to have the

Patients' Mental Capacity to Make Decisions

I need to identify an ethical issue from a volunteering experience in a hospital and: 1) Identify 10 relevant significant peer reviewed papers 2) Do a critical analysis of each paper 3) Synthesizing their various ideas into a coherent discussion/argument. (In addition to the 10 papers, other sources may be used if necessary

Comparative Book Review: Alexander Hill and Badaracco

Background: Alexander Hill and Joseph Badaracco both have written guides they hope will help the practitioner act in ethical ways within the practice of leadership in organizations. This said, the two authors take very different approaches. Hill explicitly provides the ground for his ethical perspective, while Badaracco focuses

What is Plagiarism?

What is plagiarism? How will you avoid plagiarism? What are the penalties for plagiarism?

Theism worldview and its application to business

Using the Theism worldview, the learner is to discuss the concept of worldview and its application to business. 1. Briefly discuss the concept of worldview and present an argument for the application of this concept to business leadership. 2.Share what you think you hold as your personal worldview. How does this worldview

Community Organization Research - Goodwill

I have chosen Goodwill. Research a community organization on an individual basis. Write a short overview of the organization that addresses the following: - Evaluate the organization's involvement and responsibility to the community. - Summarize what factors have influenced the social responsibility strategies of the

Unethical Behavior in an Organization

What role did the organization play relative to fomenting the behavior identified? The idea is to define unethical business behavior in a given situation. What would that unethical behavior be? For example: The USAF has had several encounters of rape charges. How would I define this as "unethical behavior"?

Volunteering and Social Responsibilities

How would you describe the responsibilities of the individuals to the community? o What are the community's responsibilities to the individuals? o As a member of the community, what do you think it means to be socially responsible? What does it mean to be socially responsible?

Organizational Development and Decision-Making

Hello, can you please help me come up with an outline for the following? *I need to find an example of an organization undergoing a major change and explain why the organization is making the change and what its change strategy is. *I need to find an example of a company in each of the 4 stages of the organizational life cyc

How to Properly Construct a Research Paper

Subject: Expound on the advantages of plastic pipe over materials in a water infrastructure.  Frame your paper in 2,500 to 5,000 words, following the style guidelines outlined below.  Entries will be judged on vision, understanding of issues, originality and emphasis on material solutions. Style Guidelines Submit yo


How would your alternatives change if you were working in a foreign country? What effect does globalization have on the choice of preferred alternatives?

Human development

I will need to write a 5 page paper and need to address an important issue from one of the suggested topics. Can you please help with some ideas? Teen pregnancy

Ethics in the Workplace: Case Study Action Plan

You have just been named CEO of a small chemical refinery in the Northeast. Shortly after you assume your new position, you discover that your three predecessors have kept a horrifying secret. Your headquarters location sits atop thirty 5,000-gallon tanks that have held a variety of chemicalsâ?"from simple oil to highly toxic c

GAAP and International Standards

Analyze the convergence of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Explain why accounting rules differ from country to country? Discuss the advantages of a single set of financial statements worldwide. Are there any disadvantages, particularly to the U.S.?

Human development: Male Brain, A Child's Guide to Language

Please provide some ideas for each question so that I can write a complete response: 1. The Male Brain Dr. Louann Brizendine discusses her latest book, The Male Brain: A Breakthrough Understanding of How Men and Boys Think. An article about Dr. Brizendine and her research in her first book The Female Brain in a July 2006 is

Philosophy of Life

Why are we here? What is my purpose? Am I supposed to be doing something great (or greater) with my life? For thousands of years, men and women have pondered these and similar questions. Have you ever taken the time to do some deep thinking to try to determine what life means to you? If you have done so before, this task will g

Agonizing Over Ecstasy at Cedar Hill School

EDD/723 - ETHICS AND VALUES IN LEARNING ORGANIZATION Agonizing Over Ecstasy at Cedar Hill School Miss Chelsea is vice-principal of Cedar Hill Christian Secondary School, a small independent schoolin a prosperous suburban neighborhood. In the last term of her fourth year at the school, MissChelsea was approached by several

Consequences of a society without ethics.

What might a society look like if ethics were absent? What potential problems might evolve from a society without ethics? What potential benefits might appear from a society without ethics?

Legal versus ethical

Identify a situation in an organization that could be considered legally acceptable, but would still pose an ethical problem for the organization. What makes this situation legal but not ethical?

Ethics is one expected to adopt when working

Your co-worker is infatuated with a woman whom you know to be promiscuous. Since this co-worker is also a close friend, you are concerned about his/her welfare. You are terrified that this friend could contract a social disease, based on what you know about the object of his affections. How do you handle this dilemma in an et

The Ethics of Consumer Protection

According to the contract view of business' duties to customers, what are the four basic duties a firm has to its customers? Why are they necessary? What objections do critics raise about this theory?

Ethical decision making in international business

As a project manager, Kelly is leading a team on an international business trip where she is scheduled to do a presentation on its project and to negotiate a deal. Just a few days before the trip, Kelly gets a call asking her whether she is willing to let a male member of her team do all the talking because the managers at the c