Purchase Solution

Moral and Ethical Issues Faced by Managers

Not what you're looking for?

Ask Custom Question

Topic: Discipline

Describe moral and ethical issues faced by managers.

Explain how the relationship between social issues and ethically responsible management practices relates to your topic.

Provide a workplace example of an ethical dilemma related to your topic. What legal aspects did management face during this dilemma? What legalities governed or should have governed the decision?

Purchase this Solution

Solution Summary

This paper describes moral and ethical issues faced by managers. Provided is a workplace example of an ethical dilemma related to ethics and legal obligations. Included are the legal aspects that management faced during this dilemma and the legalities that governed or that should have governed the decision.

Solution Preview

1) Describe moral and ethical issues faced by managers.

In today's work environment, managers often face several moral and ethical issues. Some of them include:

A. Laying off employees-Removing bread from someone's mouth is something that any (or most) managers dread. Therefore, in order to address this issue as delicately as possible with employees, the manager should consider things such as giving them advance notice, encourage employees to work until the effective date, how the employees will be affected, if and which employees will be laid off (based on qualifications, performance), whether to offer a benefit package.

B. Religious practices- Managers should allow employees to express their religious preferences. For example, Muslim employees may want to go for their prayers at the mosque at exactly 12Noon. Christian employees may want to take some time to meditate, etc...Interfering with employees religious practices also means interfering with their purpose for living. That in turns affects their sense of belonging/acceptance in the organization.

C. Culture-Nowadays, most organizations contain employees from diverse backgrounds. As a result, ...

Solution provided by:
Education
  • BA, Brooklyn College
  • MBA/HCM, Phoenix University
Recent Feedback
  • "Thank you!"
  • "Thank you!"
  • "Thank you!"
  • "Thank you!"
  • "Thank you!!"
Purchase this Solution


Free BrainMass Quizzes
Childhood Disorders (Axis 1)

This quiz is designed to test one's knowledge on childhood Principle Disorders found in the DSM-IV (1994). This is a good quiz for those who wish to pursue a career in child assessment or child development. Good luck.

Abnormal Psychology

This quiz will explore the faucets of abnormal psychology, from the question of what is abnormal, to the intricacies of DSM diagnosable disorders.

The Psychology of Sleep

This quiz is to check your understanding of the sleep-related part of psychology.

Perspectives of Psychology

A review of main theoretical perspectives and those most closely associated with them

Psychoanalysis and Sigmund Freud

This quiz explores the personality theory of psychoanalysis, in particular reference to how Freud conceptualized of this theory.