week 1Discussions


To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Karl

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        What are the ethical and legal issues at stake in the scenario?
        What are Karl’s options?
        Discuss the acceptability and commercial use of sex, violence, and gambling in the United States.
        Is marketing sex, violence, and gambling acceptable in other countries if these things do not conflict with local cultures?

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two classmates by adding further information on the issues raised in the questions. Provide at least one article from the Ashford Library or one case study from a scholarly source that further supports what you have shared.
    Business Ethics and Personal Ethics

    In Discussion One you read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text and examined Karl’s scenario. Referencing that scenario as an example, analyze the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics.

    In your response, share an example either from your own professional experience or from a scholarly source that highlights the relationship between personal ethics and business ethics and application to business decision-making.

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by commenting on how their perception of the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics compares to your own.







week 2



Discussions
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    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Albert

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 4 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        Identify the ethical and legal issues of which Albert needs to be aware.
        Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Albert could make and has made.
        Identify the pressures that have brought about these issues.

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by sharing additional issues or advantages/disadvantages that your classmates have not considered. Support your views with evidence from the textbook and at least one scholarly article from the Ashford University Library.


    Establishing Stakeholder Orientation

    Analyze how the process of establishing a stakeholder orientation impacts business ethics and social responsibility by completing the following:

        Describing a stakeholder orientation.
        Illustrating the effect a stakeholder orientation has on business ethics and social responsibility.
        Discussing how a stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness.

    Support your response by citing evidence from the textbook. All citations must be formatted in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center..

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an additional way that stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness that they have not yet considered.


week 3
Jo



    week 3

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.



    week 4


    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.










    week 5




    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Business Ethics

        Read the article, “Business Ethics in Asia: Lost in Translation?”

        Based on the information presented in the article, consider business ethics in the global environment. Explain the similarities and differences between ethics in the United States and in a global market such as Asia. Describe how you will establish a code of ethics for the global marketplace. What would be different and the same as an American code of ethics? A situation arises that offends the foreign culture; what steps might you take to rectify the situation and improve the reputation of your organization?

        Cite the textbook, Kent, and a third source when responding to this question.

        Ensure that you respond to at least two students.
        Effective Business Ethics Programs

        Watch the video:


        Examine a code of ethics from an organization of your choice.

        Research Tip: Organizations often make their business ethics programs, codes of ethics, or codes of conduct public on their websites. Be sure to include a link to your chosen organization’s business code of ethics in your post.

        Consider the following:
            Why might this organization need a code of ethics?
            Which elements of effective business ethics systems, as described in your text, are utilized in your chosen organization’s program?
            How does your chosen company’s code of ethics minimize risk?
            What does the organization’s code of ethics say about the organizational culture?

        Be sure to reference your textbook and at least one article or scholarly source to support your findings. Include the link to your chosen organization’s business ethics program.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by reviewing their chosen organization’s business ethics program and offering your thoughts regarding its level of effectiveness. Be sure to support your position with evidence from the text or other external scholarly sources.


















    week 6

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: George

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 10 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.
            Discuss the corporate ethical issues of providing questionable products to other markets.
            Discuss the suggestions submitted in the suggestions box in light of the decision that George must make. Should the suggestions have an influence?
            Identify the pressures that have caused the ethical and legal issues in this scenario to arise.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on your personal reaction to this scenario and how a business ethics program might have helped. Support your views with evidence from the text or external sources.
        Health Care

        There is debate on whether or not health care is a universal right that should be provided by governments. In your discussion post, identify the ethical, societal, and global issues involved in this debate. Explain the moral basis for your opinion on the topic, relating it to your fundamental values and principles. Distinguish this issue as a global ethical issue or a business ethical issue.

        Support your position with one or more article(s) from the Ashford Library or other scholarly sources.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by comparing their moral basis for opinion on this topic to your own. Offer additional insight or evidence to expand or challenge their thinking.






week 1Discussions


To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Karl

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        What are the ethical and legal issues at stake in the scenario?
        What are Karl’s options?
        Discuss the acceptability and commercial use of sex, violence, and gambling in the United States.
        Is marketing sex, violence, and gambling acceptable in other countries if these things do not conflict with local cultures?

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two classmates by adding further information on the issues raised in the questions. Provide at least one article from the Ashford Library or one case study from a scholarly source that further supports what you have shared.
    Business Ethics and Personal Ethics

    In Discussion One you read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text and examined Karl’s scenario. Referencing that scenario as an example, analyze the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics.

    In your response, share an example either from your own professional experience or from a scholarly source that highlights the relationship between personal ethics and business ethics and application to business decision-making.

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by commenting on how their perception of the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics compares to your own.







week 2



Discussions
To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Albert

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 4 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        Identify the ethical and legal issues of which Albert needs to be aware.
        Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Albert could make and has made.
        Identify the pressures that have brought about these issues.

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by sharing additional issues or advantages/disadvantages that your classmates have not considered. Support your views with evidence from the textbook and at least one scholarly article from the Ashford University Library.


    Establishing Stakeholder Orientation

    Analyze how the process of establishing a stakeholder orientation impacts business ethics and social responsibility by completing the following:

        Describing a stakeholder orientation.
        Illustrating the effect a stakeholder orientation has on business ethics and social responsibility.
        Discussing how a stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness.

    Support your response by citing evidence from the textbook. All citations must be formatted in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center..

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an additional way that stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness that they have not yet considered.


week 3
Jo



    week 3

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.



    week 4


    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.










    week 5




    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Business Ethics

        Read the article, “Business Ethics in Asia: Lost in Translation?”

        Based on the information presented in the article, consider business ethics in the global environment. Explain the similarities and differences between ethics in the United States and in a global market such as Asia. Describe how you will establish a code of ethics for the global marketplace. What would be different and the same as an American code of ethics? A situation arises that offends the foreign culture; what steps might you take to rectify the situation and improve the reputation of your organization?

        Cite the textbook, Kent, and a third source when responding to this question.

        Ensure that you respond to at least two students.
        Effective Business Ethics Programs

        Watch the video:


        Examine a code of ethics from an organization of your choice.

        Research Tip: Organizations often make their business ethics programs, codes of ethics, or codes of conduct public on their websites. Be sure to include a link to your chosen organization’s business code of ethics in your post.

        Consider the following:
            Why might this organization need a code of ethics?
            Which elements of effective business ethics systems, as described in your text, are utilized in your chosen organization’s program?
            How does your chosen company’s code of ethics minimize risk?
            What does the organization’s code of ethics say about the organizational culture?

        Be sure to reference your textbook and at least one article or scholarly source to support your findings. Include the link to your chosen organization’s business ethics program.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by reviewing their chosen organization’s business ethics program and offering your thoughts regarding its level of effectiveness. Be sure to support your position with evidence from the text or other external scholarly sources.


















    week 6

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: George

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 10 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.
            Discuss the corporate ethical issues of providing questionable products to other markets.
            Discuss the suggestions submitted in the suggestions box in light of the decision that George must make. Should the suggestions have an influence?
            Identify the pressures that have caused the ethical and legal issues in this scenario to arise.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on your personal reaction to this scenario and how a business ethics program might have helped. Support your views with evidence from the text or external sources.
        Health Care

        There is debate on whether or not health care is a universal right that should be provided by governments. In your discussion post, identify the ethical, societal, and global issues involved in this debate. Explain the moral basis for your opinion on the topic, relating it to your fundamental values and principles. Distinguish this issue as a global ethical issue or a business ethical issue.

        Support your position with one or more article(s) from the Ashford Library or other scholarly sources.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by comparing their moral basis for opinion on this topic to your own. Offer additional insight or evidence to expand or challenge their thinking.






week 1Discussions


To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Karl

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        What are the ethical and legal issues at stake in the scenario?
        What are Karl’s options?
        Discuss the acceptability and commercial use of sex, violence, and gambling in the United States.
        Is marketing sex, violence, and gambling acceptable in other countries if these things do not conflict with local cultures?

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two classmates by adding further information on the issues raised in the questions. Provide at least one article from the Ashford Library or one case study from a scholarly source that further supports what you have shared.
    Business Ethics and Personal Ethics

    In Discussion One you read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 2 of your text and examined Karl’s scenario. Referencing that scenario as an example, analyze the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics.

    In your response, share an example either from your own professional experience or from a scholarly source that highlights the relationship between personal ethics and business ethics and application to business decision-making.

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by commenting on how their perception of the relationship between business ethics and personal ethics compares to your own.







week 2



Discussions
To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

    Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Albert

    Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 4 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

        Identify the ethical and legal issues of which Albert needs to be aware.
        Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Albert could make and has made.
        Identify the pressures that have brought about these issues.

    Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by sharing additional issues or advantages/disadvantages that your classmates have not considered. Support your views with evidence from the textbook and at least one scholarly article from the Ashford University Library.


    Establishing Stakeholder Orientation

    Analyze how the process of establishing a stakeholder orientation impacts business ethics and social responsibility by completing the following:

        Describing a stakeholder orientation.
        Illustrating the effect a stakeholder orientation has on business ethics and social responsibility.
        Discussing how a stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness.

    Support your response by citing evidence from the textbook. All citations must be formatted in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center..

    Guided response:
    Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an additional way that stakeholder orientation affects honesty and fairness that they have not yet considered.


week 3
Jo



    week 3

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.



    week 4


    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: Elaine

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 6 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.

            Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each decision that Elaine has made.
            What are the ethical and legal considerations facing Elaine, Dennis, and UBC?
            Discuss the moral philosophies that may be relevant to this situation.
            Discuss the implications of each decision that Elaine could make.

        Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two of your classmates by sharing an example of a real-world scenario where moral philosophies were relevant. You may pull from your own professional experience or from an article in the Ashford Library or other scholarly source.


        Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Leadership

        An employee working in customer service at a large company arrives at her desk and finds a package from a customer she recently spoke with. Inside is a gift card for $50 to an expensive restaurant to thank her for her assistance, which ultimately saved the customer money. She remembers that the company has a code of conduct policy against accepting gifts from customers, but she thinks that it may only pertain to gifts of a larger amount. Unsure what to do, she reaches out to a leader in the department for insight.

        In your discussion post complete the following:

            Choose a stage from the Kohlberg Model and construct an email response from the business leader in response to this dilemma. Make sure the response reflects the characteristics of the chosen stage from the Kohlberg model.
            After composing the email, predict how that leader’s approach to business ethics might impact the organizational culture.
            Describe how the leader’s decision and advice to you regarding this issue might change over time.

        Guided response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on the email they constructed from the business leader in regard to this scenario. Share which characteristics of the selected stage in the Kohlberg model are evident in the email. Expand on how an email of this nature impacts organizational culture.










    week 5




    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Business Ethics

        Read the article, “Business Ethics in Asia: Lost in Translation?”

        Based on the information presented in the article, consider business ethics in the global environment. Explain the similarities and differences between ethics in the United States and in a global market such as Asia. Describe how you will establish a code of ethics for the global marketplace. What would be different and the same as an American code of ethics? A situation arises that offends the foreign culture; what steps might you take to rectify the situation and improve the reputation of your organization?

        Cite the textbook, Kent, and a third source when responding to this question.

        Ensure that you respond to at least two students.
        Effective Business Ethics Programs

        Watch the video:


        Examine a code of ethics from an organization of your choice.

        Research Tip: Organizations often make their business ethics programs, codes of ethics, or codes of conduct public on their websites. Be sure to include a link to your chosen organization’s business code of ethics in your post.

        Consider the following:
            Why might this organization need a code of ethics?
            Which elements of effective business ethics systems, as described in your text, are utilized in your chosen organization’s program?
            How does your chosen company’s code of ethics minimize risk?
            What does the organization’s code of ethics say about the organizational culture?

        Be sure to reference your textbook and at least one article or scholarly source to support your findings. Include the link to your chosen organization’s business ethics program.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by reviewing their chosen organization’s business ethics program and offering your thoughts regarding its level of effectiveness. Be sure to support your position with evidence from the text or other external scholarly sources.


















    week 6

    Discussions
    To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation.

        Resolving Ethical Business Challenges: George

        Read “Resolving Ethical Business Challenges” in Chapter 10 of your text, and then address the following points. Support your response with evidence from the text.
            Discuss the corporate ethical issues of providing questionable products to other markets.
            Discuss the suggestions submitted in the suggestions box in light of the decision that George must make. Should the suggestions have an influence?
            Identify the pressures that have caused the ethical and legal issues in this scenario to arise.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Respond to at least two classmates by commenting on your personal reaction to this scenario and how a business ethics program might have helped. Support your views with evidence from the text or external sources.
        Health Care

        There is debate on whether or not health care is a universal right that should be provided by governments. In your discussion post, identify the ethical, societal, and global issues involved in this debate. Explain the moral basis for your opinion on the topic, relating it to your fundamental values and principles. Distinguish this issue as a global ethical issue or a business ethical issue.

        Support your position with one or more article(s) from the Ashford Library or other scholarly sources.

        Guided Response:
        Review several of your classmates’ postings. Reply to at least two of your classmates by comparing their moral basis for opinion on this topic to your own. Offer additional insight or evidence to expand or challenge their thinking.