In your Managing in the Public Sector textbook, go to page 146 in the Appendix. You will see a list of case studies that involve ethics. From this list, choose one case study that will be the focus of this discussion. Choose a case study from your area of specialization (you may need to do some cross-checking), or as close to it as possible.
Identify the number of the case study you selected in the subject line of the discussion area. For example: u07d1 Ethics Case Study 35 – J. Doe
For this discussion, first briefly explain why you selected the case study you identified.
Explain what you believe to be the ethical issue or issues involved in the situation. Keep in mind that you may have to make your own conclusions based on the information available.
Using the ethical theories presented in the Introduction (pages 1–14), explain which ethical principles you would apply to the situation and why.
- Utilitarian Theory (Teleological Ethics)
- Duty Ethics (Deontological Ethics)
- Virtue Ethics
- Cultural Relativism
- Psychological Egoism