PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics

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PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics

Week 1 Discussions and Journal
1. Psychological Egoism After reviewing Chapter 1 in your textbook and watching “Virtue Ethics,” find a contemporary article showing how the theory of psychological egoism in a corporation resulted in an ethical dilemma.
Is there a way that the decision-making process within a large corporation can overcome this fact of human selfishness?
What would be a solution in this scenario?
How does the theory of psychological egoism fit within your personal body of ethics and values?
How does the theory of psychological egoism fit within the ethical structure of the company
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How does the ethical program of a particular group to which you currently belong, or previously belonged, treat the topic of misrepresentation or exaggeration of company goods and service?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Unintentional Discrimination Unintentional discrimination occurs when a company’s policies uncritically reflect prejudicial stereotypes yet do not involve overt racial prejudices of its managers or executives. Does legislation to verify voter identification fall under the domain of unintentional or intentional discrimination? Explain your views.

Also, how does your personal ethical perspective on discrimination- intentional or unintentional- compare to the culture of a particular group to which you currently belong, or previously belonged?

Your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.

Week Two Journal
Objective
You will create profiles for the for-profit and not-for-profit companies that you have chosen to examine in this course.
Instructions
This week, you will fill out the company profiles for both of the companies you chose to research. Follow the instructions and questions

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