An Overview of Business Ethics Discussion

Discussion A: an Overview of Business Ethics

Welcome to the first discussion. In this course you will be introduced to a topic in the discussion. The first week of the module you will write about your initial thoughts after reviewing the resources. The initial post should be at least 300 words.

During the following week you will reply to at least two of your classmates. The replies should be at least 100 words. See the discussion rubric for more details on grading.

Discussions should always be completed prior to “class.” If you are in an online class or an on ground course this is prior to the lesson portion of the week. Are you ready to begin?

1. Complete the following:

Review the video or case study.

2. Initial Post (300 words)
  • An emergency call goes out. There are two damaged boats that are sinking with people aboard. You quickly head in your boat to assist in the rescue.When you arrive, you find that you are the only boat at the scene. There are ten people on one of the sinking boats and four on the other. You cannot rescue both. Which boat do you assist? How and why?Based on your readings, what relation does this hypothetical situation have to the study of business ethics?
3. Reply Posts (2 100-word posts)
  • Do you agree or disagree with your classmates’ posts, or can you offer different insight? Reply to 2 students