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Appendix B XMGT/216

Appendix B XMGT/216

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This is the completed Appendix B paper for the XMGT 216 class. Come back for all of the other assignments, as well! Enjoy!
This is the completed Appendix B paper for the XMGT 216 class. Come back for all of the other assignments, as well! Enjoy!

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Appendix B Ethical Theories Chart
Complete the chart below using information from the weekly readings and additional research if necessary. Include APA formatted in-text citations when applicable and list all references at the bottom of the page.

Ethical Theory

Utilitarianism

Deontological

Virtue ethics

Definition

A theory in normative ethics holding that the proper course of action is the one that maximizes overall happiness.

In normative ethics it is defined by making choices as determined by which are morally required, forbidden, or permitted.

Describes the character of a moral agent as a driving force for ethical behavior rather than by rules, consequences, or social context.

Frances Kamm Ethical thinker associated with theory Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill

Aristotle

Decision-making process

Determined by the moral worth of an action based on the resulting outcome.

When making a decision, one must examine the choices through a moral compass. This will help decide which choice is required, forbidden, or permitted.

It is determined by true altruism or virtue. Doing what is right or wrong determines one’s character.

XMGT 216

Workplace example At a business. Retrieved from http://plato. for the people making these decisions.stanford.edu/entries/ethics XMGT 216 . Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Reference: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Spring). even if you like your friend and don’t want to see them suffer. A stock trader could decide not to utilize insider-trading information. because it is morally forbidden and could result in negative consequences. Deciding to report a friend for embezzlement only because it is the right thing to do. in turn. when deciding to use nonrecycled materials to build a product because it will mean more money for the company and. (2012.

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