What is Ethics and Business Ethics?To what extent, if any, do you think this scenario is relevant to the question of why one studies business ethics in the first place?
Learning Activity #2
Drawing on your ethical compass as discussed in Learning Activity # 1 and using the video, “What is Ethics and Business Ethics,” from your assigned readings and viewings as a framework, how would you resolve the following ethical situation:
You are on a boat and nearby are two large rocks filled with persons waiting to be rescued; there are six people on one rock and five on the other. Assume that you cannot rescue both groups and that you are the only one able to rescue either group. Which group do you rescue?
In your response, be certain to identify what you believe is the ethical choice or dilemma that is presented, and discuss your reasons and possible alternative solutions to the one that you propose. Is what you would actually do different from what you should do? If so, why?
To what extent, if any, do you think this scenario is relevant to the question of why one studies business ethics in the first place?