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The purpose of this guide is to assist students with their Portfolio Assignment in PHIL 222. To begin, students should review the assignment instructions that are posted in the course. Then, they should select a case study from the link below.
The articles below provide basic information on the ethical theories discussed in class:
Deontological ethics—which is sometimes called duty-based ethics—is a branch of ethics that believes people's actions should be based on rules about right and wrong.
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
The central aim of John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism is to defend the view that those acts that produce the greatest happiness of the greatest number of people are right and good.
Annotated Bibliography Help
Annotated Bibliography Example
This document is an example of what your instructor might be asking you to complete if you have been assigned to write an annotated bibliography. In most cases, instructors are asking you to find 2 or more articles, create APA end of text references for those articles, and explain how the articles you have found will be useful for a greater research assignment..
Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context This link opens in a new window
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. It contains information from magazine, academic journal, newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images podcasts, and links to Websites.
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Humanities Insights by This book explores connecting avenues of professional responsibility, management theory and traditional ethics, and encourages an understanding of the reasons for thinking ethically in business contexts. Chapter 1, Professional Responsibilitiesintroduces business concepts like standards of practice, types of commitments and conflict resolution. Chapter 2, Stockholder Management Theory, explains the theory that dominated Western business practice during the latter half of the twentieth century, raising ethical questions about the possible consequences of key concepts like maximization of stockholder profits. Chapter 3, Stakeholder Management Theory, emphasizes the importance of questioning who benefits from (or who is harmed by) business practices, including discussion of the meaning of stakeholder, corporate social responsibility* and transparency. Chapter 4, Critical Thinking in Business, elucidates ways in which grasping the fundamentals of argument encourages better decision making in business, including discussion of types of claims, types of arguments and common fallacies. Chapter 5, Ethics and Business Decisions, argues that an acquaintance with classical ethical theories can sharpen decision making acumen and promote the development of judgment.
Publication Date: 2008-01-01