South African Investment
May 17, 2011
In your judgment, were the possible utilitarian benefits of building the Caltex plant in 1977 more important than the possible violations of moral rights and of justice that may be involved? Justify your answer fully by identifying the possible benefits and the possible violations of rights and justice that you may be associated with the building of the plant and explaining which you think are more important.
In my judgment I feel that both possible utilitarian benefits of building the Caltex plant in 1977 and the violations of moral rights and of justice involved. The building of the Caltex plant provided economic support for South Africa. …show more content…
What kind of responses should the mangers of Texaco and Social have made to each of the three resolutions? Justify your answer fully.
The managers of Texaco should have made these three resolutions their top priority to solve. In doing so making sure that labor workers will not be affected by their decisions about these resolutions and be fair, accurate, and clear in the choices that needs to be made. Also these mangers have a moral duty to come up with resolutions that both sides can benefit from and still be able to protect their investment in the process. “In some cases, the correlative duties imposed by a right may fall not on any specific individual, but on all members of a group” (Velasquez, 2006). So the mangers of Texaco should ensure that each resolution will lead to bigger and better things for the company, workers, and government