Essay on Business Ethics in Today's Corporate World

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Business Ethics in Today's Corporate World

Business ethics is part of today’s society whether you like it or not. There are many things happening in today’s corporate world that needs to be opinioned. Are ethical judgments merely a matter of personal opinion?

Yes because we live in a free society I think that most ethical judgments are based on a matter of what you believe in. Everyone has the right to think differently. There will also be similarities and differences in your ethical point of view because of religion, race, and education but I don’t think it will be much different than someone else’s opinion if it all comes down to these factors. I also think that personal opinion can be attributed to how sensitive the
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Should business be expected to do good works in the community?

I believe that the backbone of this country is businesses. Corporations small or large need to set examples out in the community by getting involved in programs like the united way, red cross and other activities that benefit our youth and the people of America. This plays a major role in community development. By doing this it will also build the company’s image and reputation. If all of the expenses are going to be tax write offs why not do good works in the community that will benefit everyone. The former company I worked for is a very good example of a business that performs good works in the community. To my knowledge United Parcel Service practiced excellent business ethics and was very involved in the surrounding communities.Ups was also involved in local colleges and high schools. We implemented interviewer workshops at some of our local colleges and high schools. This is just another way for the students to get ready in the real world. We maintained relationships with guidance counselors and elected city officials in order to better the community and our company. By providing jobs to people in the communities, the cities and neighborhoods will benefit by uprising the economic stability of the city. We were also involved in community block parties were we give out balloons, candy, and raffle off prizes. Ups also sponsored festivals in order to provide funds to the community activities.

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