Develop your research, critical thinking and reading skills. The themed essay is essentially about you demonstrating your understanding of ethical theories, for example: Kant, Utilitarianism, environmental ethics, virtue ethics and justice, etc, through the development of a persuasive argument about one of the key themes (globalisation, corporate social responsibility, environmental ethics or stakeholders or an ethical issue you deem critical in this point in time in our business world) described in the Unit Guide.
Search ONE article from newspaper/magazine, trade or academic journal that illustrates one specific topic area within your study of Ethics experienced by an organisation.
The article must demonstrate a particular issue of business ethics.
The articles needs to be recent – in the year 2018/2019.
Seek guidance or confirm your choice of article with your Instructor/Facilitator
This article has to be critiqued using academic peer-reviewed journals. You will need minimum 6 references from the academic peer-reviewed journals to critique and they need to be current ranging from 2010 – current. In addition, you can use older references. There is no limit to this.
Write a critique that highlights your insights and understanding of the ethical issues involved in that particular business real-world situation.
Use the Harvard referencing system. The reference section should list alphabetically each reference cited in the body of your essay.
Length is 1500 words +/- 10%