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  • Ethical Theories

    Ethical Theories Ethical theories are the concepts that provide various viewpoints and guidance in making beneficial decisions. With the ethical theories‚ principles can be beneficial to each of the theories success. In this paper‚ traditional theories analyze how to gain a principle understanding of where they originated and how they achieve as theories. Ethical theories include and provide a brief background of Utilitarianism‚ Kantian‚ Social Contract‚ Divine Command‚ Natural Law‚ and the

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  • Social Contract Theory

    Social Contract Theory Amber C. Brown AJS/532 September 2‚ 2013 Cyril Vierra Social Contract Theory The social contract theory was one that emerged in response to human enlightenment and civic awareness (Souryal‚ 2007). The theory was based on the belief that natural human existence without a binding contract among those who live together would create danger (Souryal‚ 2007). Without a contact people would not be secure in their property‚ rights or claims; fights would break out in which stronger

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    Ethical Theories It is vital for businesses to understand the importance of ethics in this dynamic environment. Organizations that are committed to long term success recognize and realize that creating a culture where ethical behaviors are rewarded and encouraged is the ultimate key to survival and growth. According to Joseph 2003‚ business ethics refers to clear standards and norms that help employees to distinguish right from wrong behavior at work‚ while in the other hand ethical theories are

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  • Ethical Theories

    set of moral principles or value" or "a theory or system of moral values." Ethics assists individuals in deciding when an act is moral or immoral‚ right or wrong. Ethics can be grounded in natural law‚ religious tenets‚ parental and family influence‚ educational experiences‚ life experiences‚ and cultural and societal expectations. Ethics in business‚ or business ethics as it is often called‚ is the application of the discipline‚ principles‚ and theories of ethics to the organizational context.

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    INTRODUCTION The first article ‘hundreds of economists agree Marijuana legalization could save taxpayers $13 billion per year’ by Jonathan Benson underlines a sensible ethical issue which legalizing a plant regarded as drug – though non-narcotic – in other to save and to make more money. In second article‚ “Pepsi’s ’Next’ generation - Less sugar!”‚ Scott Morefield highlights Pepsi’s procedures of making soft-drink –thereby making money – which harmful for the customers. On one hand‚ Pepsi gets

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  • Social Contract Theory

    Social Contract Theory AJS/532 June 16‚ 2014 Christina Payne Social Contract Theory This essay will give an evaluation on the social contract theory of John Locke and how these values identify with the consistency of the criminal justice system and private settings. This essay will discuss whether or not the values and principles will apply to both venues. This essay will also include a summary of the major differences of the social contract theories. This essay will provide a discussion

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  • The Social Contract Theory

    TV shows based on a post apocalyptic world where the world has fallen into disarray and it has become every man for themselves. While there have been many terrible crimes against humanity our world hasn’t submitted to dissolution and in large part we have remained united. The reason the world hasn’t fallen back into such a primitive state is because of the social contract theory; the social contract theory is a theory about creating rules for humanity. Due to the social contract theory people had

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  • Ethical Theories

    dominant theories which forms the foundations of ethical analysis‚ because they are the viewpoints from which guidance can be obtained along the pathway to an optimum decision. Each theory emphasizes different points such as predicting the outcome and following one’s duties to others in order to reach an ethically correct decision. However‚ in order for an ethical theory to be useful‚ the theory must be directed towards a common set of goals. Ethical principles are the common goals that each theory tries

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    of ethical theory to determine which style‚ form‚ or behavior of ethics fits with our beliefs and culture. Some of these different types of theories include virtue theory‚ utilitarianism‚ and deontological ethics. Although these all fall into the category of a theory of ethics and may seem to be similar‚ they are also very different. When looking at the virtue theory of ethics‚ we can see that the term character can be used in the place of virtue. According to Ben (2007)‚ the virtue theory has

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  • Ethical Theory

    Ethical Theory Examination Ethical Theory Examination An action can be considered ethical or unethical depending on the perspective. There are three main theories of ethics: virtue‚ utilitarianism‚ and deontology. Each theory uses different criteria to determine if an action is ethical. Although the idea of performing ethical actions is similar‚ each theory follows a different approach. The virtue theory of ethics determines what is right and wrong based upon how it will affect one’s character

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