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You will choose your own topic for the Organizational Ethical Dilemma Final Paper. The topic should be a current issue in business and/or management ethics.

Suggested Outline:

· Title Page

· Table of Contents

· Abstract

· Introduction and overview of ethical issue. Provide a clear description of the topic, including all relevant facts (who, what, when, where, and why).

· History of ethical issue in the workplace. Provide a brief background of the organization, description of the dilemma, and justification for why this experience is an ethical dilemma.

· Academic research on ethical issue, including supporting ethical theories, lenses or models, and analysis of divergent views.

· Case studies on similar ethical issue in your same industry.

· Explore ramifications of potential solution options.

· Conclusion; include a final discussion of how you—as a participant in the resolution—would play a role, the personal implications or consequences you may experience, and how you would handle these consequences.

· Appendices (as necessary)

· References


Be sure to explain your positions and support your work with at least 8 scholarly resources. These scholarly resources may include up to 4 trade journals and original source business documents (such as a copy of your company’s code of ethics), but at least 4 references must be actual “academic” references. Be sure to establish the credibility of any source used (why should the reader consider your reference authoritative?).



Textbook Readings

  • Trevino, L. K., & Nelson, K. A. (2021, 8th Edition). Managing business ethics: Straight talk about how to do it right. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.