Many issues are raised not only by globalization but by our use and effect on the environment. Three of the authors in our text address some of these issues and raise questions about the ethical standards that might apply as we go forward.
1. Read Donaldson-Werhane pages 584-596; 542-564.
2. Watch the video The Long View: https://youtu.be/C-pa3ejnb2M
3. Respond to these questions: The Long View
Questions from Reading
1. In Ian Maitlands article The Great Non-Debate over International Sweatshops, what contracting arrangements are on trial ethically?
2. How would you define the moral responsibility of a U.S. contractor like Apple, Nike and others for the policies and behaviors of their contractors in foreign countries?
3. What does non-debate mean?
4. In Steven Kelmans article on cost-benefit analysis what does he identify as limitations to that kind of analysis which apply to all utilitarian theory applications?
5. Do you find a practical approach suggested by Kelman for going forward on environmental and safety issues both globally and at home? Describe.
6. Are you aware of any businesses that are already thinking in the same terms as described in the theme of A Boat for Thoreau? Even if not, what might it look like?
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