Primary Discussion Response is due by Friday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Tuesday (11:59:59pm Central).
Primary Discussion Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use examples from resources to reinforce your ideas.
Review the following articles and video:
- Ethics Article 1
- Ethics Article 2
- Ethics Video
Answer the following questions regarding what you just read and watched:
- Explain why Aaron Feuerstein felt his decisions were necessary for his company and for his employees.
- Discuss the pros and cons of Aaron Feuerstein’s decision making, and explain if or how you would have handled his situation differently if you were in his shoes.
- Apply virtue ethics and corporate social responsibility to his situation.
KarmaTube: Videos That Inspire. (2009, May 21). Aaron Feuerstein’s malden mills [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry7_FcSiQL8
Gill, D. W. (2011, June 25). Was Aaron Feuerstein wrong? Retrieved from http://ethix.org/2011/06/25/was-aaron-feuerstein-wrong
Sledzik, B. (n.d.). Putting people before profits: Classic PR case study, but without the fairytale ending. Retrieved from http://toughsledding.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/putting-people-before-profits-classic-pr-case-study-but-without-the-fairytale-ending/