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Contemporary and International Issues in Business Ethics

3000 words

Essay Question

“The right to freedom of conscience is justified by the interest we have in remaining true to our religious and moral convictions”  Velasquez M (2012:427)

(Source: Velasquez, Manuel, G. 7th Ed., 2012, Business Ethics: Concepts and Cases, Prentice Hall.)

Discuss this statement and consider how the phenomenon of “whistleblowing” may be minimised within a company with reference to the following:

The legitimate rights of the company, its shareholders and fellow employees

The way in which a company is organised

Consider how the following Ethical Theories may inform this issue:

Utilitarian Theory, Kantian Theory, An Ethic of Care, Virtue Ethics

NB illustrate your discussion with relevant and summarised examples

There will be dedicated tutorial time for discussion