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Business ethics

Business ethics

Author: Deborah Jones
Description:

By the end of the lesson you will be able to define business ethics, you will be able to identify different ethical issues that face business.

This lesson encourages you to think about ethical issues that affect business and makes you think about the morals that govern business decisions. What would you do?

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Tutorial

Business Ethics

Considers business ethics and the questions it raises.

Source: Ms Jones Business Presentation

Business Ethics Task

Which businesses do these ethical issues match up with? Research online and see if you can match them all!

 

£70m extra profit through our Plan A because there’s no Plan B

 

ITV investigation reveals workers as young as 9

 

Gives 10% of annual profits to charity

 

Excessive water extraction in India affects supplies for locals

 

Benefits from refusing to invest in unethical industries such as tobacco

 

Pakistani children used to make products which sell at premium prices

 

Spate of suicides among workers prompts Chinese supplier Foxconn to install anti-suicide nets around factories

 

Source: Ms Jones ethical quiz