Case Study Of Ethical Dilemma

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Ethical Dilemma
Most organizations with their management team, as well as their employees, are usually challenged with ethical decision making in their daily activities. This arises due to conflicting circumstances involving moral values, ethical practices as well as legal perspectives. For instance, employees may be stuck in making a morally acceptable decision due to conflicting ethical consideration to their professional practice. Even though ethical dilemma situations may be rampant in business organizations, it can be mitigated by maintaining moral integrity through following some set of code of ethics.
In the case study, Jacob is challenged in an ethical dilemma on whether to keep the money for himself to settle his son’s medical bill or to share the bonus with Krystal, who worked tirelessly to have the contract information compiled. This particular case study analysis assesses Jacob’s ethical dilemma situation, evaluates employees’ responsibilities in situations of an ethical dilemma as well as employer’s roles in ensuring ethical practices within their
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The two are key to making the organization successful in bidding for this government contract advert campaign in Topeka, Kansa. Unfortunately, Jacob is faced with family health issues and is unable to participate in the creation of the presentation. Krystal, therefore, creates and does the majority of the work in creating the presentation. After completion of the presentation, they both agree that Jacob will present the presentation while Krystal may now only supplement some information when necessary. Being a good presenter, the presentation was successful, and the agency won the bid for the government advert campaign contract. The agency’s shareholders were impressed and awarded Jacob with a check of $10,000 bonus. This puts Jacob in an ethical dilemma

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