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. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

Watch the following videos:

  • Video 1
  • Video 2

Read the following article:

  • Article 1

Using the articles and video as resources, address the following questions:

  • Do you think businesses have an ethical obligation to support the needs of families? Consider issues families may encounter, such as doctor appointments, school conferences, and so on.   
  • Do you feel that both men and women should be given the same amount of leave for the birth of a child? Why or why not?  
  • Which ethical theories from your course readings (such as utilitarianism, the categorical imperative, and so on) best support your ideas and perspectives?

A minimum of 1 reference should be used to reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include it both as an in-text citation and on your reference list at the end of your discussion post.