The Pros And Cons Of Ethics In Business

1279 Words6 Pages
When people say that ethics has no place in business they must be mad because ethics is how you keep a business running morally and of course ethically. Some say ethics is a crucial part of business today and it is an essential part to any businesses success, but it is known to be very expensive to be ethical which is why some smaller company to shy away from doing so. Ethics is defined as moral principles that govern a person’s behaviour or the conducting of an activity. Whereas Business ethics refers to the moral rules that guide business decision-making. It help people in business to decide whether a decision is right or wrong, honest and fair, regardless of whether it is profitable or not. It applies to all aspects of business conduct
…show more content…
The products are made by child slaves who are forced to work in dangerous conditions, inhaling cancerous vapours, for 10 hours a day, seven days a week. And that is why Apple continues to be so profitable. But as beautiful as their products are, the production side of their business is a dark, horrific and unethical one. Apple manufacturer Foxconn is like hell on earth. Conditions at this plant are so miserable that “anti-suicide nets” had to be installed beneath the windows after a whopping 17 employees leapt to their deaths in protests of the horrific things they had to endure on a daily basis. Living quarters like tiny college dorms in a gigantic beehive type factory, each crammed with bunk beds. The controversy began 9 years ago and is still happening today. And while Apple has made efforts to branch out and use some different manufacturers to produce their products, unethical Foxconn is still their go-to company. Besides using Foxconn, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak claimed that Apple was engaging in unethical tax practices by utilizing an Irish tax loophole to avoid paying billions in taxes on international sales. Apples ways are very unethical indeed which puts some off the purchase of their products (Gerri,

More about The Pros And Cons Of Ethics In Business

Open Document