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Chaquinta R. LearyBusiness Ethics and Social ResponsibilityJacksonville ShipyardsAshford UniversityAlan SwankDecember 17, 2012Jacksonville Shipyards Employees were required to get permission to post any other material in the workplace-and permission was denied in some instances for requests to post material of a commercial or political nature-but pictures of nude women from magazines or other sources were displayed with the full knowledge of management, from the president of JSI down (Boatright 2009). With management that approves the display of material that is offensive to others that is clear discrimination. A work environment is supposed to be a place that is comfortable for everyone. Discrimination is generally exhibited as an action, whereas prejudice is an attitude (Newstrom, Davis 2002). The law focuses on an employer's actions, not feelings. If actions lead to what is legally determined to be discriminatory results, such actions are unlawful regardless of the employer's alleged good intentions (Newstrom, Davis 2002). Even though the organization approved for the employees to display the photos it is an offence to the female employees of the organization. There is nothing personal that the employees need to handle when the environment they are in approves what is going on. If management allows certain employees to come in when they want to and others have to be there on time this creates a problem. There is n

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