Discuss ethical dilemmas in the workplace, cultural scenarios, private, and public sectors. Identify ethical issues from case studies and current events using moral and ethical theories. Recognize moral decision-making from multiple points of view.

300-500 words

Review the following articles and video:

Ethics Article 1

Ethics Article 2

Ethics Video

Answer the following questions regarding what you just read and watched:

Explain why Aaron Feuerstein felt his decisions were necessary for his company and for his employees.

Discuss the pros and cons of Aaron Feuerstein’s decision making, and explain if or how you would have handled his situation differently if you were in his shoes.

Apply virtue ethics and corporate social responsibility to his situation.

A minimum of 1 reference should be used to reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include it both as an in-text citation and on your reference list at the end of your discussion post.


KarmaTube: Videos That Inspire. (2009, May 21). Aaron Feuerstein’s malden mills [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry7_FcSiQL8

Gill, D. W. (2011, June 25). Was Aaron Feuerstein wrong? Retrieved from http://ethix.org/2011/06/25/was-aaron-feuerstein-wrong

Sledzik, B. (n.d.). Putting people before profits: Classic PR case study, but without the fairytale ending. Retrieved from http://toughsledding.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/putting-people-before-profits-classic-pr-case-study-but-without-the-fairytale-ending/