Business Ethics and Deontology

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Module 1 SLP Assignment
ETH501: Business Ethics
23 Feb 2013

It is the largest and oldest established branch of the U.S. military, and is one of seven U.S. uniformed services. The modern army has its roots in the Continental Army which was formed on 14 June 1775, [2] to meet the demands of the American Revolutionary War before the establishment of the United States. The Congress of the Confederation officially created the United States Army on 3 June 1784[3] [4] after the end of the Revolutionary War to replace the disbanded Continental Army. The army considers itself to be descended from the Continental Army and thus dates its inception from the origins of that force [2] (Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). Describe an ethical problem you have confronted in a business situation Many may say it not a business but many others will say that it is in its own way, others will say it’s a brother and sister hood. According to reference.com the term "business" has at least three usages, depending on the scope — the singular usage to mean a particular company or corporation, the generalized usage to refer to a particular market sector, such as "the music business" and compound forms such as agribusiness, or the broadest meaning to include all activity by the community of suppliers of goods and services. However, the exact definition of business, like much else in the philosophy of business, is a matter of debate. Now the US Army provide a service to the people of the United State that service is to protect and defend the constitution of the United States. The ethical problem that I was confronted with or experienced in this business situation a few years ago was with a promotion that I was in line for, but did not get based on the very subjective opinion of my supervisor at the time. I was a young soldier with just 9 months in the service of this great country and my first sergeant who held a position comparable to that of a manager in the civilian sector was...
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