discussing the ethics of business

Select one of the sample essay topics given below or a different topic of your own choosing (subject to the instructor’s approval). This is not intended to be a research paper, so little-to-no research should be necessary. Instead, the purpose of the essay is to discuss and analyse the topic in a way that demonstrates awareness and understanding of the complexities of the ethical issues involved.

Do you believe it is fair to characterise our business culture as operating by different, “looser” ethical standards than the rest of our society? Why or why not? Are there any business practices that do appear to be held to “looser” standards that you believe should not be?