Week 1: Business Ethics; Operation of the US Legal System; and Structure of Administrative Agencies
Weekly Learning Objective: Learner will differentiate between ethics and the law.
Using the Discussion Board Rubric listed below for the specific grading criteria, complete the following: Access the following TED Talk video, then share your thoughts by completing the questions in an original response.
Creating Ethical Cultures in Business • Why is ethical decision-making important in the business world? • What is the best source for ethical business practices: The individual employee, or the business organization itself? • To what extent should individual employees be allowed to lend input in the creation of a code of ethics for a business organization? • In the event that an individual employer's ethical standards differ from his/her employer's code of ethics, what can/should be done to resolve those differences? Support your thoughts using a minimum of two academic, peer-reviewed sources (outside the textbook). Websites such as Wikipedia, LegalZoom, LegalMatch, Nolo, etc. do NOT count as academic sources. A good place to start is the Davenport University Library. Your response should be a minimum of 350 words. Two peer responses are required and should be a minimum of 100 words. Discussion Board Rubric Original response due by Day 3, 11:59pm ET. Respond to two peers' original responses by Day 7, 11:59pm ET. Access the Discussion Boards via the left-hand navigation menu.