Virtue Ethics Analysis

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1) Consequentialism, it says that an action can be judged as ethical or unethical based on the consequences it creates, practices which bring in a person cannot predict consequences beforehand, an art which could be gained with experience.
Consequentialism has its types to evaluate morality, here it is by the human practices based on their act, the rules, the motives behind a specific practice and the character traits of a person who decides.
Classic Utilitarianism is regarded as a generally accepted version of consequentialism. An action is considered moral based on the Utility, which is personal satisfaction, commonly stated as “happiness” minus the pain. Thus, an action is morally good or bad is based upon the rise and fall
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This is also a one-time payment, and will not be a continuous outflow of money to those officials. Considering, all my paperwork is perfectly filed and correct, I am not gaining personal benefits out of this transaction, apart from saving my job which is again my duty and responsibility towards my life bringing “happiness” to me and my family. Hence the motive behind this is not just to get a contract but a lot more than that and according to me considering the current scenario it is morally…show more content…
It focuses on the requirements of being ethical, stating that the actions define a person’s character. It has its roots in the theories proposed by Aristotle and Plato. Aristotle believed that virtues govern a person’s decision and its neither a hypothetical imperative nor a categorical imperative. Virtues are something which is imbibed by a person and no matter what the consequences would be, he will perform the whatever is right according to him. One such trait is courage which highlights the confidence of a person. Similarly, modesty, pride, and truthfulness are some of the traits of a virtue ethicist and to have such virtues, a person must have practical wisdom. In virtue ethics, happiness is out of being virtuous, unlike the theory of consequentialism, where happiness is a consequence of being virtuous.
Considering Virtue Ethics, I am morally incorrect and my decision of bribing the officials with $90K is unethical but an alternative to this would be not to bribe the public official and file a case against them for bribery, but since there is no such law in Kalao, I don’t stand a chance to win and would result in losing a contract. This would have worse consequences which can be predicted directly, one is that the contract would be lost, I would lose my job and a new divisional manager would take up the place and do the same bribe the officials,

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