How Moral Philosophies Relate to Business Ethics


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Mike decides to place a product in the market because it will do more good than harm. What moral philosophy may best support his ethical reasoning?

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1. Beth is a salesperson who refuses to exaggerate the quality of a product that she sells because she believes doing so would violate the moral rule against lying. What moral theory best explains her ethical decision?

2. Gordon is a stockbroker that doesn't concern himself with ethics because he doesn't believe that any act is intrinsically moral or immoral. What type of philosophical belief does he hold?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of moral philosophies and how they relate to business ethics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The identification of examples of various moral philosophies
  • Definitions of the distinct moral philosophies
  • Analysis of different business scenarios

Skills Practiced

Practiced skills include the following:

  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the meanings of moral philosophies in business ethics and interpret it accurately
  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the business ethics and moral philosophies lesson
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions requiring the identification of depictions of moral philosophies

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, How Moral Philosophies Relate to Business Ethics, to learn about the moral philosophies in business ethics. Objectives covered include:

  • Review the division in ethics and morality
  • Understand ethical business behavior
  • Know the various philosophical lenses