Eth501 Slp1 Essay

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TUI UNIVERSITY Richard Feldman Module 1 SLP Assignment ETH501: Business Ethics Dr. Baime 16 Oct 2012 Describe an ethical problem you have confronted in a business situation Being active duty and the melting pot this environment creates, my business (military service) has ethical problems associated with issues of religious freedom and whether fair treatment is being considered. I will discuss the point of view a non Christian has where religious freedom is questioned. Given the fact that Muslim faith is getting larger in the military, it is likely that such conflicts will continue to occur absent an intentional strategy to address this issue. I have been engaged in conversations and going over scenarios where people of different religious groups have issues with public prayers at our command functions to include bases overseas as we continue to integrate Muslims into our bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. Each ceremony people are asked to rise for the invocation and at times it will end with “in the name of Jesus Christ, amen”. There are three different solutions I will present as we move forward in dealing with this and I will give my opinion on the way we move forward. Describe the deontological implications According to Cline (2010) Deontological moral systems are characterized by a focus upon adherence to independent moral rules or duties. To make the correct moral choices, we have to understand what our moral duties are and what correct rules exist to regulate those duties. When we follow our duty, we are behaving morally. When we fail to follow our duty, we are behaving immorally. Typically in any deontological system, our duties, rules, and obligations are determined by God. Being moral is thus a matter of obeying God. This diverse religious belief can impact a command. People may believe that their faith is being denied by
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