Vaidya's Ill-Founded Criticisms Of Business Ethics Case Study

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According to Vaidya’s Ill-Founded Criticisms of Business Ethics the most common complaints about business is its useless, unfeasible, indeterminate and its besides the point or in other words we should be focused on more important areas such as behavior. I think these criticisms may appear reasonable, but I do not believe they are justifiable. The basis of why people may think business ethics is useless according to the Vaidya is when they grow they can not change the what they believe to be “morally permissible”. This does is not justifiable because humans do not stop gaining when they become adults, as long we’re alive. With that being said, when we gaining new knowledge we have to choice to change change our views and beliefs. This point …show more content…
This is not justifiable because it is saying that a business carrying out ethics would diminish their competitiveness in the market. One does not have to be ethical to succeed in the market. There are many example where applying these methods does the company good. For example, if a business does not enforce certain ethics for employee conduct, they would not have any rules or regulations to abide by, therefore causing disorder. This also ties into the point of behaviorism being more important than ethical inquiry. Without a set of ethical rules how will gauge whether a particular behavior is wrong or not? It does not make sense; it's as if you want your child to behave according to your standard without actually laying down what your stands are. The last point is that business ethics is Indeterminant or due to there being a lack of agreement for certain aspects of ethics, there is no point in paying attention to it at all. This is not justifiable; just because America can not reach decision about about guns laws does not mean it is not important to discuss …show more content…
For example, years ago child labor was ok, but due to by using business ethics we were able to see that we needed child labor law established for protection purposes. It is important to study business ethics for many reasons but I think its overall importance is to provide a sense of structure for how business decisions are made and people should conduct themselves to ensure the satisfaction of everyone involved I.E. consumers, shareholders employees

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