The topic for this assignment is ethics. Please refer to Chapter 3 of Principles of Management sections 5.1 Ethical Challenges Managers Face and 5.2 Importance of Ethics in Management (text pages 69-72 and/or pdf pages 77-80) for a presentation of the subject of ethics for managers. The assignment is a case study analysis. The case deals with the ethics of government in regards to smoking. Government is often involved in the tobacco business. Some countries have had government tobacco monopolies in the past. Most countries impose taxes on tobacco. This presents a conflict of interest in that it is well known that tobacco presents serious health hazards to many users. Read and analyze the case, Ban on Tobacco Ads by the Government of India which is available at http://www.icmrindia.org/free%20resources/casestudies/ban-tobacco-ads11.htm. Please note there is a "Next" button at the bottom of each page.
For your assignment, write a 3 page (double-spaced) case analysis in which you address the following questions:
1. Summarize the arguments in favor of the ban on tobacco advertising in India
2. Summarize the arguments in opposition of the ban on tobacco advertising in India
3. Discuss the conflict of interest issue as it pertains to government in India
4. Give your opinion on what governments should do in regards to tobacco advertising
Ban on Tobacco Ads by the Government of India
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