1. Approaches/criteria/viewpoints for evaluating ethical behavior and application to
Cases, pp. 132-138, slides 4-10.
Utilitarian, Individualism long-term, Moral-rights, and Justice approaches
Alternative actions to an ethical dilemma are tested by using these four
approaches to evaluate the potential outcomes of each alternative.
2. Ethics and social responsibility—economic, legal, ethical, and discretionary, pp 138-
144, slides 12-14
Also, the domain of ethics is one of the three domains of human action (pp. 140-
141); the domains of law and free choice also govern the determination of what is
right or wrong (definition of ethics).
3. Four levels of organizational approaches to environmental responsibility, with an
example of each, pp.142-148 (also called Ethics of Sustainability and the
Natural Environment or “Shades of Corporate Green”), slides 15-19.
4. Enron Movie: Answer the following questions regarding Enron’s illegal and unethical
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Explain Enron’s history of fraud
Describe the major players and their views, roles, and relationships
Explain the corporate culture of Enron
What was Arthur Anderson’s role and the company’s final outcome from this role.
Accounting irregularities and scandals
Explain the significance of the stock price to Enron’s upper executive
Describe the unethical behaviors in terms of ethical theories discussed in
What was the end result—who paid the price?