The Ethical Ethics Of Business Ethics Essay

1291 Words Feb 11th, 2016 null Page
Fund embezzlement, employee assault, intended false advertising, fraud, are just a few in many unethical practices in the market place since a long time ago. This raises a question: Does business ethics really exists? Of course, does exist given that each one of every company is given an ethical conduct of some sort, and all required to submit Social Responsibilities Report at the end of every year. However, business ethics is different, because it is more twisted in the market place. It is usually not taken very seriously and even sometimes changed to fit certain situations, such as it is not “right” for the employee to go around and talk about how his or her CEOs or coworkers are cheating with accounts. In the “business world”, there are different code of conducts, different kind ethics, most of the time they are to serve the businesses’ self-interests, since being truly ethical can be a waste of time. However, in contrast to the idea that being truly virtuous and ethical in business is wasting and not gaining anything, it can bring many benefits to business, as long as they do not eagerly seek for it and be ethical for the sake of itself. First of all, almost every business is money-oriented, all they want at the end is to gain more than what they have paid for, to cover the costs, salaries for employees, advertising, etc, to make money. Thus, we often see articles about how companies covered up their soon-to-be scandals, how companies assured citizens but ended up…

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