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Question 2 (30 points) Choose the correct answer. Only one answer may be marked. Questions with more than one answer will automatically get a zero mark. Wrong answers do not penalize correct ones. The weight for each question is 2 points. 1. Ethics are heavily influenced by: A. Moral principles B. Values and norms. C. Rules of conduct D. All of the above 2. Professional character traits do not include: A. Social awareness B. Environmental consciousness. C Technological perfection D. Pride in technical excellence. 3. Reducing pollution would be a good example of: A Personal ethics B. Common morality. C. Aspirational ethics D. None of the above. 4. Engineering standards include: A Efficiency B. Competency C. Quality D. All of the above. 5. An engineer who works for the interest of a company alerted the government that her company did not meet government test standards while her managers attempted to show the opposite. This would be considered as: A Violating her company’s code of ethics. B. Complying with her engineering professional code of ethics. C. Violating the standard of care toward the company. D. Conflict of interest with the company’s interest. 6. “Prima facie“ duties developed by Ross to list basic human duties or obligations include: A. Duties resting on our previous acts. B. Duties of justice C. Duties of self-improvement D. All of the above 7. Responsibility for harm is considered as A. Positive responsibility B. Negative responsibility. C. Neutral responsibility D. Motivational responsibility 8. Impediments to responsible action include: A Autonomy B. Social contract C. Ignorance. D. All of the above.

EXPERT ANSWER Q 1: B. Ethics are heavily influenced by Values and norms. Q 2: B. Professional character traits do not include Environmental consciousness. Q 3: D. None of the above – Reducing pollution would be a good example of social responsibility. Q 4: D. All of the above – Engineering standards include Efficiency, Competency, and Quality. Q 5: B. An engineer who works for the interest of a company alerted …

Question 2 (30 points) Choose the correct answer. Only one answer may be marked. Questions with more than one answer will automatically get a zero mark. Wrong answers do not penalize correct ones. The weight for each question is 2 points. 1. Ethics are heavily influenced by: A. Moral principles B. Values and norms. C. Rules of conduct D. All of the above 2. Professional character traits do not include: A. Social awareness B. Environmental consciousness. C Technological perfection D. Pride in technical excellence. 3. Reducing pollution would be a good example of: A Personal ethics B. Common morality. C. Aspirational ethics D. None of the above. 4. Engineering standards include: A Efficiency B. Competency C. Quality D. All of the above. 5. An engineer who works for the interest of a company alerted the government that her company did not meet government test standards while her managers attempted to show the opposite. This would be considered as: A Violating her company’s code of ethics. B. Complying with her engineering professional code of ethics. C. Violating the standard of care toward the company. D. Conflict of interest with the company’s interest. 6. “Prima facie“ duties developed by Ross to list basic human duties or obligations include: A. Duties resting on our previous acts. B. Duties of justice C. Duties of self-improvement D. All of the above 7. Responsibility for harm is considered as A. Positive responsibility B. Negative responsibility. C. Neutral responsibility D. Motivational responsibility 8. Impediments to responsible action include: A Autonomy B. Social contract C. Ignorance. D. All of the above. Read More »

Hakan runs a talk-back Turkish community radio program. Last Tuesday, a caller claimed that Kemal Bosphorus, a prominent businessman, was involved with illegal gambling. The following week, Hakan repeated the allegations and said they were a pack of lies. Bosphorus is suing Hakan and the station for defamation. Advise the defendants if they have committed defamation and what defences, if any, are available

Hakan runs a talk-back Turkish community radio program. Last Tuesday, a caller claimed that Kemal Bosphorus, a prominent businessman, was involved with illegal gambling. The following week, Hakan repeated the allegations and said they were a pack of lies. Bosphorus is suing Hakan and the station for defamation. Advise the defendants if they have committed …

Hakan runs a talk-back Turkish community radio program. Last Tuesday, a caller claimed that Kemal Bosphorus, a prominent businessman, was involved with illegal gambling. The following week, Hakan repeated the allegations and said they were a pack of lies. Bosphorus is suing Hakan and the station for defamation. Advise the defendants if they have committed defamation and what defences, if any, are available Read More »

Is it ever acceptable to justify unethical behavior? Why of why not?

Is it ever acceptable to justify unethical behavior? Why of why not? EXPERT ANSWER Although an unethical behavior cannot be justified but when it comes to unavoidable risk an unethical behavior is justifiable. For e.g: Somebody kidnaps your kid and forces you to commit some fraud. Here although commiting fraud is unethical, but it is …

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Why should a short-term or long-term consequence make a difference in resolving an ethical dilemma?

Why should a short-term or long-term consequence make a difference in resolving an ethical dilemma? EXPERT ANSWER Ans: The resolution of any ethical dilemma requires the recognition of the type of conflict at hand. Individuals can see both the short-term and long-term consequences that result from unethical behaviour. Short-term consequences may require a different resolution …

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How would you propose the resolution of an ethical dilemma using the golden rule?

How would you propose the resolution of an ethical dilemma using the golden rule? EXPERT ANSWER The Golden Rule states “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Many people attribute the sentiment to the Christian Bible, but it can be found in much older philosophies, such as Hinduism and Buddhism. It …

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Having nationally broadcasted at the same time with Rap Viet from August 2020, King of Rap had positive responses from the audience and was equally rated with Rap Viet at the very beginning. After 2 months, however, the pace in view count is getting so far between 2 shows. In specific, King of Rap seems to be coming off second best to the superior numbers of view count of its counterpart. King of Rap marketing team need to create a strategy to become the top of entertainment show in Vietnam. Thus, they ask for research agency to support. As a role of researchers, could you please indicate the research objectives ?

Having nationally broadcasted at the same time with Rap Viet from August 2020, King of Rap had positive responses from the audience and was equally rated with Rap Viet at the very beginning. After 2 months, however, the pace in view count is getting so far between 2 shows. In specific, King of Rap seems …

Having nationally broadcasted at the same time with Rap Viet from August 2020, King of Rap had positive responses from the audience and was equally rated with Rap Viet at the very beginning. After 2 months, however, the pace in view count is getting so far between 2 shows. In specific, King of Rap seems to be coming off second best to the superior numbers of view count of its counterpart. King of Rap marketing team need to create a strategy to become the top of entertainment show in Vietnam. Thus, they ask for research agency to support. As a role of researchers, could you please indicate the research objectives ? Read More »

David Slater notes that from the 1950s onward notions of ‘modernization’ and ‘deveopment’ came to be more closely associated with the portrayal of West/non-West encounters. True or false?TrueFalse

David Slater notes that from the 1950s onward notions of ‘modernization’ and ‘deveopment’ came to be more closely associated with the portrayal of West/non-West encounters. True or false?TrueFalse Modernization theory, Slater argues, provided post-war society in the West, and especially in the United States, with a temporal and spatial identity. There would be a ‘modern’ …

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The following widely discussed case study was written by Bernard llms (1929-2003). The case is about a chemist, but the issues it raises are equally relevant to engineering. What shoukd George do to best preserve his integrity? Is it permissible for him to take the job and “compartmentalize” so as to separate his work and his personal commitments? In your answer discuss whether in taking the job George would be compromising in either of the two senses of “compromise1 undermine integrity by violating one’s fundamental moral principles; (2) settle moral dilemmas and differences by mutual concessions or to reconcile conflicts through adjustments in attitude and conduct. What might rights ethicists and utilitarians say? George, who has just taken his doctorate in chemistry, finds it extremely difficult to get ajob. He is not very robust in health, which cuts down the number of jobs he might be able to do satisfactorily. Hs wife has to go out to work to keepie, to support them, which itself causes a great deal of strain, since theall children and there are severe problems about locking after them The results of all this, especially on the children, are damaging. An older chemist, who knows about this situation, says that he can get George a decently paid job in a certain laboratory, which pursues research into chemical and biclogical warfare. Martin Benjamin, Splitting the Difference Compromise and Integrity in Ethics and Politics (Lawrence, KS. University Press of Kansas, 1990). Bernard Williams, Utilitarianism For and Against (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1973) 97-98 With regard to each of the following case, first discuss what morality requires and then what self interest requires. Is the answer the same or different?

EXPERT ANSWER Note: This response is in UK English, please paste the response to MS Word and you should be able to spot discrepancies easily. You may elaborate the answer based on personal views or your classwork if necessary. (Answer) Firstly, a utilitarian is one who believes that the best actions or conduct is one …

The following widely discussed case study was written by Bernard llms (1929-2003). The case is about a chemist, but the issues it raises are equally relevant to engineering. What shoukd George do to best preserve his integrity? Is it permissible for him to take the job and “compartmentalize” so as to separate his work and his personal commitments? In your answer discuss whether in taking the job George would be compromising in either of the two senses of “compromise1 undermine integrity by violating one’s fundamental moral principles; (2) settle moral dilemmas and differences by mutual concessions or to reconcile conflicts through adjustments in attitude and conduct. What might rights ethicists and utilitarians say? George, who has just taken his doctorate in chemistry, finds it extremely difficult to get ajob. He is not very robust in health, which cuts down the number of jobs he might be able to do satisfactorily. Hs wife has to go out to work to keepie, to support them, which itself causes a great deal of strain, since theall children and there are severe problems about locking after them The results of all this, especially on the children, are damaging. An older chemist, who knows about this situation, says that he can get George a decently paid job in a certain laboratory, which pursues research into chemical and biclogical warfare. Martin Benjamin, Splitting the Difference Compromise and Integrity in Ethics and Politics (Lawrence, KS. University Press of Kansas, 1990). Bernard Williams, Utilitarianism For and Against (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1973) 97-98 With regard to each of the following case, first discuss what morality requires and then what self interest requires. Is the answer the same or different? Read More »

1. Who will prevail in the following scenarios applying the CISG? Would your answer change if the parties selected the UCC pursuant to a choice of law clause? Please provide a short explanation for each of your answers. A. Scenario An attempt by an American buyer to introduce evidence of preliminary negotiations in order to interpret a written contract in a breach of contract case against an Italian seller.

EXPERT ANSWER The American buyer would unless both parties opted out of the CISG prior to entering any signed agreement or had sent a purchase order that was signed by the Italian seller since both countries are ratified. UCC doesn’t apply here unless the Italian company has offices, division in the U.S

a. How does the map solve the problems of ” curved surface to map plane” and “complex reality to reduction and simplification”? What are the three basic features of a map? b. What are the four functions of a map? Give examples respectively.

a. How does the map solve the problems of ” curved surface to map plane” and “complex reality to reduction and simplification”? What are the three basic features of a map?b. What are the four functions of a map? Give examples respectively. EXPERT ANSWER a. ans – We are attempting to map a geometry (think …

a. How does the map solve the problems of ” curved surface to map plane” and “complex reality to reduction and simplification”? What are the three basic features of a map? b. What are the four functions of a map? Give examples respectively. Read More »