Internal Code: 1HBCA
Essay Writing Assignment:
Choose a recent news/media article that has been published within the last 3 months that concerns a business ethics issue/s and answer the following questions using an essay style format.
- Provide a short introduction and conclusion
- Outline and summarize the arguments made in the article including relevant background/history and consider any legal or sanction implications.
- Discuss the key ethical issue/s/ concerns raised in the article (this can include: corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, corporate citizenship, leadership etc.
- In your opinion has/have the most appropriate ethical decisions been made? If so why? If not why not? Provide examples of other ethical cases to support your answer. (If a legal and or sanction imposed, was this (in own opinion) reasonable? Why/Why not?
- Outline your ethical decision-making processes aligning your opinion/decision by identifying the most relevant of the seven moral philosophies outlined in the class textbook (Chapter 6: Pages 157-177) to support your answer
- Writing (spelling and grammar), formatting, referencing.
You must include a copy of the article as an Appendix. If this is not attached you will lose 5 marks.