Classification of rights Contractual rights Company ownership Marriage Political rights Constitutional rights Legal rights Enforcement of contractual rights Human rights / Natural rights 10
Human rights United Nations Global struggles 11
Historical development Islamic concepts The Zoroastrian religion taught Iranians that citizens have an inalienable right to enlightened leadership and that the duty of subjects is not simply to obey wise kings but also to rise up against those who are wicked Stoics – no one is a slave Jeremy Bentham John Locke John Stuart Mill 12
Task – due 1 January firstname.lastname@example.org@porirua.net, Business Ethics in the subject line, nothing else please Developed paper: i.Introduction – reworked (about 900 words, link the situation to your proposition, references support your Introduction) ii.Your proposition – in the ought to form. Give heading. iii.Statement of the ethical theory you are going to use to support your arguments. Give it a meaningful heading. Include references to support the theory. Use quotes. About 800 words. iv.Three arguments in support of your proposition (about 900 words on each, show how the theory of ethics relates to your arguments, give references to support, give each of 3 a heading). v.References in correct format vi.Attach to email your draft as a doc or docx file. 33
Your paper is due 5 pm, 9 January 2013 One copy to MBA Centre with cover sheet One copy email to me, also with cover sheet please Put Business Ethics in the subject line 34
Paper writing: Basic approach 35 Your essay should consist of the following parts: a.Concise statement of your ethical proposition (X ought to Y). b.Background to the problem (your Introduction section). c. Three arguments in support of your proposition. a.Your arguments b.Support your arguments with the theory of ethics a.State the theory of ethics (one theorist or a theory eg deontology virtue ethics, utilitarianism). You can use two theories/theorists, no more. b.Show how theorist/theory relates to your argument. c.Criticize the theory and/or your argument. d. Conclusions about both the theory used and the problem you have selected.