Question and answer
Discuss the following topic: Laws do not provide a complete guide to ethical behavior. An activity can be legal but not ethical.
A relationship exists between law and ethics. In some instances, law and ethics overlap and what is perceived as unethical is also illegal. In other situations, they do not overlap. [ In some cases, what is perceived as unethical is still legal, and in others, what is illegal is perceived as ethical. A behavior may be perceived as ethical to one person or group but might not be perceived as
ethical by another. Further complicating this dichotomy of behavior, laws may have been legislated, effectively stating the government’s position, and presumably the majority opinion, on the behavior. As a result, in today’s diverse business environment, one must consider that law and ethics are not necessarily the same thing. read more @ ]
Get an answer
Original conversation
User: Discuss the following topic: Laws do not provide a complete guide to ethical behavior. An activity can be legal but not ethical.

Weegy: A relationship exists between law and ethics. In some instances, law and ethics overlap and what is perceived as unethical is also illegal. In other situations, they do not overlap. [ In some cases, what is perceived as unethical is still legal, and in others, what is illegal is perceived as ethical. A behavior may be perceived as ethical to one person or group but might not be perceived as ethical by another. Further complicating this dichotomy of behavior, laws may have been legislated, effectively stating the government’s position, and presumably the majority opinion, on the behavior. As a result, in today’s diverse business environment, one must consider that law and ethics are not necessarily the same thing. read more @ ]
Expert answered|BRAINSTORM|Points 1512|

User: Laws do not provide a complete guide to ethical behavior

Question
Asked 3/20/2012 8:08:55 AM
0 Answers/Comments
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
What have you learcybercrime
Weegy: Hello! How can i help you? (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/18/2012 12:17:57 PM
0 Answers/Comments
What have you learn from the 10 worst sale tactics? User: What ethical issues that the worst sales tactics User: What ethical issues that sales tactics of it User: What ethical issues that the cybercrime outlook User: What have you learn from the cybercrime outlook
Weegy: Cyber crime encompasses any criminal act dealing with computers and networks (called hacking). [ [ Additionally, cyber crime also includes traditional crimes conducted through the Internet. Cyber crimes in the United States is becoming very prevalent and serious, this could include online scams, also here in the U.S we remain the highest target for cyber crimes. There should not be any mysteries as far as how to solve or lessen cybercrime as we all know that our government has more advanced technology than we can possible imagine. We are literally tracked every second we spend online. [ The experienced hacker/computer programmer coupled with the best software/what have you...cyber crime should not be an issue by any means. The catch 22 is this: We are the criminals so why would we spend the $$$$ to turn ourselves in (to the public eye that is) There will never be a 'control' over this issue for it was formulated by the people for the people to slowly but surely...eliminate the people. ] Yes, definitely because at least it can guarantee us safety in the worldwide web. ] ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/18/2012 12:19:40 PM
0 Answers/Comments
learn about security minefield User: ethicak issue device security
Weegy: Social security is primarily a social insurance program providing social protection or protection against socially recognized conditions, including poverty, old age, disability, unemployment and others. User: what have you learn logo drives some people loco (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/18/2012 12:50:57 PM
0 Answers/Comments
What ethical issues scam targets firefox
Weegy: Firefox has been having ethical issues scams occurring because of the Adobe Flash player plug in. (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/18/2012 12:42:48 PM
0 Answers/Comments
Provide an example of a “gift” that falls in the gray area between a gift and a bribe.
Weegy: Well if the gift is demanded than is a bribe ...For instance, a business person giving an excessive amount of money as a wedding gift to the son of one of the most influential government officials. His money was literally a wedding gift. [ However, shortly after the wedding, the business person informs this government dignitary indirectly that he needs a permit to expand his business. Gift or bribe? Formally, the money was a wedding gift, but, informally, it may be interpreted as a bribe for his business. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/20/2012 8:05:44 AM
0 Answers/Comments
23,937,465 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Select the verbal; indicate whether it is a participle, gerund, or ...
Weegy: The verbal is "to be done". It is an infinitive and functions as the object of the sentnece. User: Identify ...
2/11/2016 12:57:37 AM| 2 Answers
Austrian-Serbian hostilities initiated World War I. True False NEXT
Weegy: Austrian-Serbian hostilities initiated World War I. False. User: The American reinforcements prevented the ...
2/11/2016 7:33:00 AM| 2 Answers
(x + 5)(x + 2)?
2/11/2016 8:11:42 AM| 2 Answers
Match the world leader with his nation. 1. Fidel Castro Soviet ...
Weegy: What is your question about this wars? User: The main building of the United Nations is located in ...
2/11/2016 12:55:05 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 311 [Total 708] Ratings 0 Comments 311 Invitations 0 Offline
S
P
P
L
Points 240 [Total 1047] Ratings 0 Comments 240 Invitations 0 Offline
S
1
L
L
P
R
P
L
P
Points 121 [Total 11294] Ratings 0 Comments 121 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
Points 46 [Total 2114] Ratings 0 Comments 46 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 12 [Total 23] Ratings 1 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 4 [Total 904] Ratings 0 Comments 4 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 5] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 2 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 2 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 1 [Total 2] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
R
Points 1 [Total 196] Ratings 0 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)