Corporate Social Ethics Case Study

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INDIVIDUAL ASSIGMENT For Advance Diploma in Business Administration ERCBA 211-BUSINESS ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Table of Content 1. Objective………………………………………………………………………………..……. 2 2. Case study 1 ……………………………………………………………………………...… 2 2.1 Description of the Problem …………………………………………………………..... 2 2.2 The Dilemma ………………………………………………………………………..….. 2 2.3 Explanation of Ethical Theory ...…………………………………………………….... 2 2.3.1. Utilitarianism ethics…….………………………………………………………. 3 2.4 Appliance of theory…………………………………………………………………...... 4 3. Case study 2…………………………………………………………………………...……. 4 3.1 Description of the Problem………………………………………………………….… 4 3.2 The Dilemma …………………………………………………………………………....5 3.3 Explanation…show more content…
3. Case Study 2 One rainy evening I visited a shop, where I left my “Stussy” umbrella in a basket near the door. When I was ready to leave, my umbrella was gone. There were several others in the basket, Should I have taken it, or taken a lesser-quality model, or just let myself get wet? 3.1 Description of the Problem In this case, when the subject visited a shop, it was raining so he brought his favorite umbrella and he will not get wet when he went to the store, and when he arrived there he left his umbrella in a basket near the door’s store, when he finished, it was still raining outside but when he got ready to leave he found out that he lost his umbrella and there’s only some umbrellas left which was not even his. 3.2 The Dilemma Based on the story, clearly his umbrella had been stolen by someone. It was still raining outside but he wanted to leave the store and he didn’t have any umbrella. The umbrella which is in the basket wasn’t his. So, he is in the dilemma whether he should use someone else’s umbrella, taken a lesser-quality model, or just let his self-get wet? 3.3 Explanation of Ethical Theory At its most straightforward, ethics is a method of good standard. They influence how individuals settle on choices and lead their…show more content…
Based on that explanation, we can relate the problem that we have with one of the type of ethical theory, and in this case we are going to use virtue ethics. 3.3.1. Virtue ethics So, what you know about virtue? Probably the most valuable definition is that offered by Rachels, who recommends that a virtue is “a quality of character, showed in regular activities, that it is useful for a human-being to have”. Virtue ethics is nowadays one of three main approaches in standard ethics. It might, at first, be recognized as the one that stresses the virtues, or moral character. Virtue ethics is a comprehensive term for theories that stress the part of character. Virtue ethics not just related with the rightness or wrongness of individual activities, it gives direction as to the kind of features and conducts a decent individual will look for to accomplish. In that way, virtue ethics is concerned with the entire of someone 's life, instead of particular scenes or activities. An act or option is ethically right if, in implementing the act, one exercises, shows or builds up an ethically virtuous character. It is ethically wrong to the extent that by settling on the decision or doing the demonstration one exercises, shows or builds up an ethically horrible
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