Case Study: Ethical Issues

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Ethical Issues in the case study There a few ethical issues that have been found in this case study. First ethical issues is that John did not bother to listen during the rest of the meeting. Such action portrays an impersonal egoism. Impersonal egoism or also known as individual ethical egoism says that all people should serve their own interest to motivate other people. A person with impersonal egoism are not consistent and does not fit all. Next issue that are in the case study is John mentioned to his boss that the current waste facilities are not suitable anymore to handle the waste product that will be produce by the new plant, “Ultramodern”. This action can be relate to kant’s ethnic theory. It is said that this theory believe that…show more content…
United States is one of the country and still leading as the top capitalist country in the world (Shaw, 2005). Industrial firms are privately owned, including military that produce hardware for the government. Bob’s decision on handling waste treatment and disposal problems is ethically wrong. His objective is only to maximize revenue to the shareholders of the company. Bob has put the shareholders’ interest as his priority. This action explains that Bob is profit motivated. It is explained that profit motive is commonly relates to our human nature. Where humans are motivated and interested in financial benefits (Ravikumar, n.d.). Such can be proven in the case where Bob said that he is not interested in investing on waste treatment facilities because as he was informed that the cost per unit will increase in rice if they upgrade it to the industry…show more content…
His action will produce pollutions, such as air pollution and water pollution. Air pollution are produced by combination of carbon dioxide and monoxide which produced by the recycling plant. Then the smoke are being released to the air without being filtered properly. Then creates effect such as greenhouse acid, acid rain and etc. the air polluted are breathable but may cause health side effect if the person are exposed for too long. Health issues that might a person suffer from this pollution is asthma, eye cataracts, excessive coughing and also headache. Other than that sulfur dioxide emission from plants can cause acid rains. Substance responses including air toxins can make acidic mixes which can harm vegetation and structures. Air pollution can be as particulate matter which can be extremely destructive to our wellbeing (Calvert, 1971). The level of impact more often than not relies on upon the time span of presentation, also the kind and convergence of chemicals and particles uncovered to (Calvert, 1971). Short-term impacts incorporate bothering to the eyes, nose and throat, and upper respiratory diseases, for example, bronchitis and pneumonia. Others incorporate migraines, sickness, and unfavorably susceptible responses. Fleeting air contamination can bother the therapeutic states of people with asthma and emphysema. Long haul wellbeing impacts can incorporate endless respiratory malady, lung growth,
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