Presentation on theme: "By: Siqi Chen Frank Chown. Introduction: Ethics in Business Because not all business is governmentally regulated, an action may be legal, but still."— Presentation transcript:
By: Siqi Chen Frank Chown
Introduction: Ethics in Business Because not all business is governmentally regulated, an action may be legal, but still unethical. This is where ethics really comes into play. Mcdonalds is undeniably successful at marketing to consumers, but is it ethical to market directly towards children?
Mcdonalds Advertises towards Children ch?v=Y_bQM25uJxA ch?v=Y_bQM25uJxA Not only does Mcdonald’s advertise towards children, but it has increased spending in the last few years. Through its ads Mcdonalds is encouraging unhealthy lifestyles, and is not presenting the risks of eating fast food.
Mcdonalds Chicken in China? atch?v=35vRpJfOazQ atch?v=35vRpJfOazQ Is it ethical to mislead consumers about food standards? Even if it isn’t outright illegal, is it ok to sell expired products just to reduce costs and increase profits?
Are you depressed? Have a Big Mac! Is it ethical to advertise fast food as a solution to mental illness? Even if it isn’t outright unethical, should advertising make light of illnesses?