Ethics


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Reading

Chapter 5 (pp 153- 174)  Due 4/8

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Assignments

Discussion Questions

Questions 4, 7, 10, and 12,   (pg 176)             Due 4/8

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Is it ethical to sell a medicine in a country that has approved it but it has not been in the US?  

What about the opposite?  Due 4/8

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Cases and Questions

Is It a Bribe …or Not?  (due 4/10)

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`Identify an ethical dilemma that you are aware of?  Identify the situation, why was this not an easy decision.

Explain what ethical principles could the decision maker have used in making the decision less conflicting.

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Syngenta GMO corn sales in China  (due 4/13)

1.  whose responsibility is it to know if an input into a product is acceptable to the end user?

2.  Is it ethical to sell a commodity in a country that it is legal but not in the country of the final user?

3.  How transparent should Syngenta have been in communicating where China was in its acceptance of GMO grain?

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Notes and Reference Materials

Warren Buffet invests in Burger King takeover of Tim Horton

1. (Introductory) What is the ethical decision-making issue raised in this article?

2. (Advanced) Why is Warren Buffett entering the debate over U.S. tax policy? Offer two examples from the article.

3. (Advanced) Why is Burger King attempting to takeover Tim Hortons? What are the benefits for both companies?

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` Syngenta GMO corn sales in China

1.  whose responsibility is it to know if an input into a product is acceptable to the end user?

2.  Is it ethical to sell a commodity in a country that it is legal but not in the country of the final user?

3.  How transparent should Syngenta have been in communicating where China was in its acceptance of GMO grain?

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Ethics powerpoint

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