A job applicant is very brilliant in all ways (top of his class, able to do the work, etc) except that he is shy and therefore has a communication problem. When applying, he passed the exam but failed in the interview. However, the chairman of the company knows the applicant and knows his personality and brilliance so he recommends the company to recruit this applicant anyway, knowing that this applicant can do the job.
What ethical issues are involved in this job application process? Was it just to employ the applicant despite having failed the interview, where others may have passed both?
a. What are the most important areas of business responsibility that you personally believe ethics are essential to? How is it fair in real-life business?
b. Which are the most common "deceptive techniques' used in businesses nowadays? Provide a clear ex.
Define ethical theories and give exs for each:
d. Virtue theory
Social networking and media has gained popularity-especially Facebook, Twitter, etc. This has caused spreading rumours to become a big issue as it is the best medium to do so. What ethics issues are involved and how can you prevent or solve problems of this nature? Respond in terms of ethical theory.