Assignment 2 Business Ethics

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Question Description

This assignment will give you the opportunity to choose a case study, and then write about the ethical implications and the impact of the events that are described. Each case study includes a set of questions that you should answer. You can choose either Case Study 9.1: Unprofessional Conduct, or Case Study 8.4: Have Gun Will Travel.

You will be graded on the following criteria:

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

  1. Analyze the questions associated with your chosen case study and discuss them using concepts you learned in this course.
  2. Explain your rationale for each of your answers to your chosen case study.
  3. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
    1. Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
    3. Cite your textbook as a reference.
    4. Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Determine the considerations for and process of ethical business decision making to balance corporate and social responsibilities and address moral, economic, and legal concerns.
  • Analyze selected business situations using the predominant ethical theories, such as utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to guide ethical business decision making.
  • Determine the implications and impact of various civil liberty laws in the workplace, such as hiring, promotion, discipline, discharge, and wage discrimination.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in business ethics.
  • Write clearly and concisely about business ethics using proper writing mechanics.

Tutor Answer

School: University of Virginia

Hi, kindly find attached


Unprofessional conduct case
Student’s Name


Workplace ethics
In every organization, there is a code of conduct which every individual should follow.
Work ethics are principles which are articulated in the organization memoranda to ensure that
there is a good relationship in the working environment. Individuals who don't follow the
principles of ethics face penalties from various disciplinary committees. Learning of ethics is
essential for students since it equips them with the best knowledge on how to handle different
situations in the workplace. Ethical values are not the same and they differ among different
industries (Fortin et al, 2016). However, each company is expected to ensure that the following
principles are incorporated. Respect, trustworthiness, caring, and responsibility.
With respect to the assignment, the focus will be on the case study on unprofessional
conduct. The case study is based on an incident which happened to Mrs petit who was a teacher
in an elementary school. The teacher in one of the cases was found to engage in bad behavior
which involved sexuality. The incident occurred in one of the parties where she was caught by
surveillance engaging in immoral behavior. The case damaged her reputation and eventually led
to her being fired. The argument was that she could not be let to continue interacting with
students since she will later start affecting their behavior in a negative manner. However, her
defense argued that the behavior was not conducted publicly (Shaw, 1998). She was in a private
place and if her privacy had not been invaded that incident would not have created attention.
According to my opinion, I believe that the board of education invaded her ri...

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