Indiana Wesleyan University Ethical Diversity Reflect Discussion

Gtting Started

When dealing with different countries and cultures, it is not uncommon to find what is considered appropriate and ethical in one country conflicts with what is considered appropriate and ethical in another. What do you do when you find the culture expecting you to do something you find ethically unacceptable? This assignment explores a situation where a manager is faced with this question.

Upon successful completion of this discussion, you will be able to:Evaluate ethical behavior when legal and ethical requirements conflict in a cross-cultural environment.ResourcesTextbook: Meeting the Ethical Challenges of LeadershipOER Text: Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business Website: United Nations International LawWebsite: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Background Information

In Acts 17:26-28 (English Standard Version), you learn that “He made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, in the hope that they might feel their way toward Him and find Him.” Although God’s word tells you that all peoples were created for the same purpose, time and distance have created distinct cultures that react differently to issues. In this assignment, you will explore the tension that can exist when your home country and the country in which you are doing business have different legal and ethical expectations.InstructionsReview the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.Read Chapter 11 in the textbook Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership and Chapter 20 in Government Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business. As you read, think about the issues and challenges that face people when they are working or living in a culture different from their usual one.Review the United Nation’s website on Upholding International Law and read the Universal Declaration of Human RightsNavigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following:Review the 11.3 Case Study Scenario in Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership. Choose either case study scenario A: The Reccomandazione or scenario B: Clinical Trials Outsourcing to review Answer the questions in your text that immediately follow your first selected scenario.Provide with a detailed evaluation that demonstrates clear, insightful critical thinkingConsider whether there are common legal principles and ethics that peoples of all nations can share.Which of the global approaches described in Chapter 11 best reflects these shared standards and values?What are the sources of international law? What role does the United Nations have in enforcing international law?Support your position with at least two references from scholarly sources. Your initial post should be 400 to 500 words in length and include two scholarly sources that are properly cited according to APA guidelines.Your initial post is due by the end of the fourth day of the workshop.Read and conduct a critical analysis of postings by two of your classmates by the end of the workshop.Your discussion response should address the following:Review the scenario posted by your classmates and their responses to the associated questions. Take an alternative position and defend your response.Discuss whether the global approaches identified by your classmate is supported by the principles set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.Each response should be at least 250 words and cite two scholarly sources using APA formatting.