Theories of ethics.

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Running head: ETHICS1EthicsNameCourseTutorInstitutionDateETHICS2In accordance with Fieser and Moseley (2012), there are three theories that explain wheremoral values come from which include moral objectivism, moral relativism, and divinecommand theory. In accordance with moral objectivism theory, moral standards and ethicalvalues are neither created by human beings or the society but instead they exist in a higher spiritdominion. Moreover, the moral standards are eternal and universal. However, in line with themoral relativism theory, ethical values are created by either individual or the society thus themoral standards change throughout time and from society to society. In addition, the moralvalues depend on an individuals preference thus they are not universal. On the other hand, thedivine command theory states that God is the ultimate source of moral values. This is because;God establishes moral standards then instills within human nature through scriptures.Most businesses make decisions based on a cost-benefit analysis which is adistinguishing feature of the utilitarianism theory. In reference to the theory, an action is morallyright if the conseq
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