Week 1 – Discussion 1 BUS340: Business Communications (CUG2018B) ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
|Ethical Dilemma vs. Ethical Lapse [WLO: 1] [CLO: 2]|
Describe the difference between the terms “ethical dilemma” and “ethical lapse” using a minimum of one scholarly and/or credible source from the library to defend your answer. Provide an example from your life, or of someone you knew, who was faced with an ethical dilemma in the workplace. Without mentioning the name of the organization, describe the situation and the decision that was made.
Explain an alternative solution to the dilemma. Then think of a time where you or someone you knew demonstrated an ethical lapse. Describe the situation and the decision. Then provide an alternative solution to the situation.
Review several of your peers’ posts, responding to at least three of them by Day 7. Respond substantively to at least three classmates throughout the week, suggesting aspects that they may have overlooked. You are encouraged to post your required replies earlier in the week to promote more meaningful and interactive discourse in this discussion forum. Continue to monitor the discussion forum until 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 and respond robustly to anyone who replies to your initial post.