Resources: Merck and River Blindness case in Ch. 9 of Managing Business Ethics and University of Phoenix Material: Ethical Perspectives Matrix
Read the Merck and River Blindness case.
Review the eight step decision-making process found in Ch. 2 of Managing Business Ethics.
Complete the first seven steps outlined in the Eight Steps to Sound Ethical Decision Making in Business model with your team. You should work together as a team to develop one response to each of these seven steps that you will include in the final assignment. Select one of the ethical perspectives you have read about. You may
want to use your University of Phoenix Material: Ethical Perspectives Matrix as a resource.
Coordinate with your team to be sure each member is arguing a different perspective.
Debate the case study in your learning team discussion area. Argue from the perspective you have selected with your team. Be sure to use the information outlined from the first seven steps you created with your team and from the case study. (Please note: all team members should participate in the debate portion of the assignment. Three of the 23 points for this assignment will be tied to your participation in the debate.
You will receive one point for each participation post in this debate, upto a maximum of three points.)
Complete step eight of the Eight Steps to Sound Ethical Decision Making in Business model on your own. Include the following:
• The ethical perspective with which you most align
• The supporting information that brought you to your decision
Compile a 1,050- to 2,000-word paper as a team that includes the
• Your team’s completed outline of the first seven steps of the Eight
Steps to Sound Ethical Decision Making in Business
• A summary of your team debate that includes the main arguments
from each ethical perspective
• Each team member’s report on step eight of the Sound Ethical
Decision Making in Business model