WEEK 1 DQ 1
“Duty to Rescue and Ethics” Please respond to the following: • Analyze the key arguments for and against the imposition of a legal duty to rescue. Next, select a company with which you are familiar, and determine under what circumstances and to what extent a duty to rescue should be imposed within this company, from both ethical and legal perspectives. • From the e-Activity, determine the ethical theory or theories (from Chapter 1 of the textbook) that best support(s) the B-corp concept. Support your response.
WEEK 1 DQ 2 “Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility” Please respond to the following: • Evaluate the likelihood of traditional corporations using social responsibility as an effective competitive strategy. Specify at least one way that a company with which you are familiar can use (or has used) social responsibility as a competitive strategy in the marketing of its products / services, supply chain, charitable activities, strategic investments, or operations. • Imagine a company’s profits decrease and the rank-and-file workers’ salaries are frozen. Take a position on whether or not the CEO has an ethical obligation to forego compensation. Support your response. Note: In formulating your response, consider the CEO’s stature as a le