The Ethics Of The Business Ethics Module Essay

1036 Words Apr 24th, 2015 null Page
Nearing the conclusion of the Business Ethics module I feel, as I had hoped, that I have become well versed in the subject. Though, I mainly agree with the assertions in my first two entries, my feelings on the issues have changed and the module has been different from my expectations. Also, though I have partially achieved the goals outlined in the first entry, by being able to better articulate myself when discussing ethical matters; I have not found a theory which I ‘agree’ with. In this final log entry I will expand upon these issues.

Initially, my expectations were that I would learn the multitude of ways in which businesses are unethical and the negative impact businesses can have. However, the course was holistic, all stakeholders were considered, including the business 's perspective. In fact, over the module I became more inclined to be sympathetic to businesses involved in ethical dilemmas whereas before I was cynical. This was also somewhat due to other modules on the Business Studies course, as I discovered the multitude of facets businesses have to consider, thus it is easy to see why ethical implications can be overlooked. Furthermore, whilst, in the first entry I believed I would be able to find a theory I comprehensively agreed with, I now find this idea reductionist. It is inherently much more useful to maintain a flexible individual moral code which is informed by ethical theory, rather than decided by it

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