Ethics & ethical dilemmas : introducing the business ethics synergy star

Robinson, David A. (2003) Ethics & ethical dilemmas : introducing the business ethics synergy star. [Working Paper] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The paper explains ethics and ethical dilemmas and introduces the use of the Synergy Star to resolve a dilemma. A technique is introduced for defining and resolving an ethical dilemma.

Whenever a manager asks the question "What is the right thing to do?” he2 is searching for the morally appropriate action. If he seeks an applicable rule, norm, value or example to follow, then he seeks to apply normative ethics. If he questions the grounds upon which such values or rules are valid, for example by asking whether ethical rules are merely relative or purely subjective, then he engages in meta-ethics...

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ID Code: 1119
Item Type: Working Paper
Keywords: ethics, ethical dilemmas, synergy star, Goldratt, Robinson, logic, dilemma resolution, virtue ethics, normative ethics, consequentialist ethics
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 David A. Robinson
Deposited On: 22 Apr 2005
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2015 00:00

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