Ethics unit 8
Stakeholder Management - The Shareholder
Go to: http://ba.gsia.cmu.edu/ethics/AA/mgtmini.htm.
Read Case #9 "Cost Justified?"
Prepare a 3-page analysis in outline form. In your analysis, discuss the appropriate stakeholders in the case, distinguish the stakeholder interests and responsibilities in the case and deduce the ethical recommendations to the business based on interests and responsibilities of stakeholders using examples from the case.
•Who are the stakeholders in this case?
•What are the interests of the stakeholders?
•Do any of the laws from the eGuide apply to this case?
•If they do apply, analyze the legality of the corporation’s actions in this case.
•If the laws do not apply to the actions in this case, explain why they do not apply.
•If the decision maker applied the categorical imperative theory in this case, what would the result be, and why?
•If the decision maker applied the utilitarian theory in this case, what would the result be, and why?
•If the decision maker applied the rights theory in this case, what would the result be, and why?
•If the decision maker applied the justice theory in this case, what would the result be, and why?
Conclusion and Recommendation
Based on the above, as well as what you have learned about ethical theories and foundations of moral development, what is your final recommendation to the corporation regarding this case? Your recommendation should be at least two paragraphs and include at least three reasons, with specific references to course material, stating how you arrived at that conclusion.
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