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The Act and Rule Utilitarian Models in Business Ethics

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The belief that the most ethical decision is the one that brings the most benefit to the most people is called:

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1. Applying utilitarian ethics to each situation independently is called ____ utilitarianism.

2. Setting laws based on utilitarian ethics is called ____ utilitarianism.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the belief of the most good for the most people in business ethics by answering the questions on this quiz. Some of the topics you will need to know to pass this quiz include the approach for making laws based on these ethics and the method of using the ethics differently for individual situations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz to help examine your knowledge of the following:

  • Term for believing that the most ethical decision is the one that brings the most benefit to the most people
  • What applying ethics of majority benefits to each situation independently is called
  • The term for laws based on the ethics of providing the most benefits for the most people

Skills practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo will allow you to get experience practicing these skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the name for applying ethics to each situation differently versus setting laws based on ethics
  • Information recall access the knowledge you've gained regarding ethics based on providing the most benefit to the most people
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about situations that require a certain method of business ethics

Additional Learning

Find out more details about this belief in business by watching the accompanying lesson titled The Act and Rule Utilitarian Models in Business Ethics. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Discusses ethical dilemmas
  • Explains the different approaches to using utilitarianism
  • Details a scenario surrounding the use of utilitarianism
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