What are the current ethical and moral issues facing today’s business environment?Note:
Following is a list of industry wide ethical issues in businesses. The problem with these ethical issues is that they are not only routine and frequent, but they are also more widespread, i.e. [ throughout the whole industry rather than being confined to a particular business.
Bribing powerful officials in order to get bids and tenders accepted and bribing competitor employees to get informational leaks is a serious ethical issue in business. In fact, it is a crime that is legally punishable in most countries today.
Labor related issues like gender discrimination at workplace, employee harassment, minority community participation, working conditions and child labor are also some general ethical issues in business.
Business practices like sourcing of materials, quality of inputs in production, compromising on certain aspects like product quality, safety, etc. and deception in packaging, quantity or size also fall in the purview of business ethics.
Some industries consciously omit the details of the side effects of the usage of their products from the product packaging while some indulge in controversial practices like animal testing and these too are some of the ethical issues in businesses.
Forcing labor to work at below minimum wages, sweatshop work conditions, violation of worker rights and not complying with health, safety and environmental standards are some common current ethical issues in business. www.buzzle.com/articles/ethical-issues-in-business.html
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Global interdependence is a compelling dimension of the global business environment, creating demands on international managers to take a positive stance on issues of ethical behavior, social responsibility, economic development in host countries, [ and environmental protection around the world. However, there were still several large multinational companies indulging in ethically questionable practices. ] Expert answered|latefisher|Points 2323|User:
What is social responsibility? Weegy:
A socially responsible person, organization or entity acts to positively impact society. [ Being sensitive to the things around them and performing ethically is what a socially responsible body does.
This ideology applies not only in business and economy but to all. Being socially responsible can be done in little ways such as avoiding harmful acts or doing things that will benefit other people. A person can be socially responsible by engaging in activities that is aimed toward the improvement of the community where he is residing. Participating in programs that help solve issues and problems concerning the environment is also one way of being socially responsible. Donating and volunteering to organizations that are doing programs for the improvement of the community is also a simple example of individual social responsibility. ] Expert answered|latefisher|Points 2323|
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