Ethics and Moral Issues

Ethical and Moral Issues in Business
Brandon Moore
Matthew Lorin
September 3, 2010

Ethics and moral issues in today’s society amongst mankind have been considered controversial and taboo.   The decisions one has to make taking in to consideration moral and ethical stance is very hard when it comes to making business and personal decisions.   Ethics refers to a value belier or attitude about something ethical in general.   Morals issues correlate with the ability one might have to help or harm oneself or others.   In completions of this paper I will make understood the differences between moral and ethical issues, superseded by making clear popular ethics issues that arise in the business world.
The different association of ethics and morals can seem arbitrary to most but there is a basic subtle differential.   Morals cover personal character, while ethics stress a social system in which those moral are instituted.   Nevertheless, ethics points to and is made up of standards or codes of behaviors expected by the genre or demographic the individual classifies their self to.   This could be business ethics, social ethics, and personal ethics, and so on.   So while a person’s moral code is usually unchanging, the ethics he or she practices can be other-dependent.
When taking into consideration the difference between personal ethics and business ethics, consider a criminal defense attorney. Though the lawyer’s personal moral code likely finds murder immoral and reprehensible, ethics demand the accused client be defended as vigorously as possible, even when the lawyer knows the party is guilty and that a freed defendant would potentially lead to more crime. Business ethics must override personal ethics for the greater good of upholding a justice system in which the accused are given a fair trial and the prosecution must prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution and court must also deal with the difference between ethics and morals. In some...