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By: Siqi Chen Frank Chown. Introduction: Ethics in Business  Because not all business is governmentally regulated, an action may be legal, but still.

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1 By: Siqi Chen Frank Chown

2 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?

3 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.

4 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?

5 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?

6 Questions?

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