Moving from these altruist-focused interventions to the two final 'rungs' on the Ladder, which we
class as non-altruist-focused interventions, are, on the other hand, ethically significant steps:
scrutiny will be required to determine whether, in the circumstances, they may be ethically
justified. Some will regard any intervention that encourages donation of bodily material primarily
for non-altruistic purposes as simply 'mis-valuing' body parts, and would not consider such
interventions to be acceptable in any circumstances. Others strongly disagree.
The ability to recognize and deal with complex business ethics issues has become a
significant priority in twenty-first-century companies. In recent years, a number of
well-publicized scandals resulted in public outrage about deception and fraud in
business and a demand for improved business ethics and greater corporate responsibility.
.ETHICAL ISSUES IN ACCOUNTING
Ethical issues in the field of accounting have been previously considered in the UK only in terms of the application of codes of ethics. This unique book identifies accounting as an activity with complex ethical implications for the profession in general and for individual practitioners.
Even though human-induced species extinction presently seems to rank
low on peoples’ attention scale compared to other political and societal
topics, this does not mean that its significance in earth history or its ecological
consequences have diminished in any way. It must repeatedly be
made clear that if current trends continue, within the next one hundred
years half of all our planet’s species will most likely have become extinct.
This book began as a Ph.D. thesis, supervised in its early stages by
Michael Stocker, and then by Kimon Lycos. I am extraordinarily
fortunate to have had the opportunity to work with these two
philosophers, and I owe a great deal to both of them.
I thank Michael Stocker for the wonderful work he has done in
ethics, for it is this more than anything else which ignited my
interest in moral psychology. I also thank him for urging me to
begin The Moral Self, and for the many stimulating, productive
discussions we had in Melbourne prior to his departure for the
This book was conceived more than 5 years ago. Its production was a labor of love and a program
of persistence. In our roles as educators of physician assistant students, we recognized that a textbook
discussing ethics and professionalism focused specifically for PA students would be helpful to
both them and their educators.
Physician assistants are unique health-care professionals in many ways. During the beginning
years of the profession, typical PA students had a significant amount of health-care experience; many
of them were military corpsmen and medics.
In the last half century, significant increases in the productivity
of modern poultry stocks have been achieved for both the meat
and the egg production sectors of the global poultry industry.
Synergies have resulted from advances made in all the major ac-
tivities of poultry management and housing, nutrition and ration
formulation, applying poultry genetics knowledge in commercial
breeding programmes and better diagnosis and control of avian
diseases. Of all these core elements, poultry health and disease
can be the least predictable.
The second edition of this practical, authoritative reference book
provides a rational basis for the diagnosis and management of
tuberculosis. Written by a number of experts in the field, it remains
faithful to Kurt Toman’s original question-and-answer format, with
subject matter grouped under the three headings Case detection,
Treatment, and Monitoring.
It is a testament to the enduring nature of the first edition that so much
material has been retained unchanged.
This chapter include objectives: Define concept of consideration, list elements, and explain significance; explain why illusory promises, past consideration, and promises to perform preexisting obligations are not consideration; determine what is a valid contract modification.
Chapter 2 - Managing public issues and stakeholder relationships. In this chapter, students will be able to: Evaluating public issues and their significance to the modern corporation, applying available tools or techniques to scan an organization’s multiple environments, describing the steps in the issue management process and determining how to make the process most effective,...
The Ethics and Sport series aims to support and contribute to the development
of the study of ethical issues in sport, and indeed to the establishing of
Sports Ethics as a legitimate discipline in its own right. It does this by identifying
issues of practical concern and exploring them systematically
Given the logical basis of ethics at the heart of sport as a practical activity,
every important and topical issue in sport necessarily has an ethical dimension
– and often the ethical dimension is of overwhelming significance.
Improvements in corporate compliance, ethics, and oversight have been a significant policy goal for the U.S. government at least since the enactment of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines in 1991 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Notwithstanding these earlier government initiatives, the collapse of financial
Chapter 12 provides knowledge of consideration. Upon completion of this lesson, the successful participant will be able to: Define concept of consideration, list elements, and explain significance; explain why illusory promises, past consideration, and promises to perform preexisting obligations are not consideration; determine what is a valid contract modification.
This report examines the sectors that are expected to grow and develop over the next
several years. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will create new
opportunities in already-expanding industries such as health care and education, and also will
create new opportunities in fledgling industries, such as renewable energy production and
Employers demand workers who can think critically and solve problems. As a result,
future prosperity will require greater worker investment in post-secondary education and
training. The current U.S.
Participants from DCF stakeholder groups (provider countries / recipient countries / civil society and parliamentarians /
UN system) are expected to brainstorm within their respective groups on how to advance gender equality in light of new
challenges faced by development cooperation, including the transition to sustainable development and the coordination
among different actors, approaches and flows to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Overall, adults age 65 and over do not appear to be using the Internet. This population has resisted
going online, but all age groups have begun to gain ground as users. (Laurich 2002, 176). Laurich
maintains that the elderly believe the Internet does not contain information highly relevant to their needs.
Moreover, more than any other age group, they tend not to have Internet access either in their home or at
work, though they do use the Internet at libraries. 22% of adults 65 and older have access to the Internet.
Of the 22% of the US adults aged 65...
The national Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants of Romania
establishes rules of conduct for professional accountants and formulates basic
principles to be followed by professional accountants to achieve common goals.
Romania accountants and entities operating in different sectors of national economy as
freelancers or as employees; basic purpose of the Code, but must always be respected.
National Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants of Romania is divided
into three parts.
The quadrant map reveals just how important Capital Access is in affecting the ability of small
businesses to compete. The recession hampers small businesses’ ability to secure funding for
their short and long term needs, which in turn restrains their ability to grow and compete
effectively. The map also reveals that Marketing and Innovation is not just a weak area, but a
highly important one. The economy is likely sapping creativity in coming up with new ideas to
grow their businesses.
Ideally a screening test should detect all clinically significant prostate cancers and not
benign pathologies. It has been normal practice that men who are found to have an
abnormal serum PSA level should have a prostate biopsy. For example, the UK Prostate
Cancer Risk Management Programme (PCRMP) states “if your PSA is definitely raised, a
prostate biopsy is required to determine whether cancer is present” The justification for
performing biopsy in men with an abnormal PSA is that they are at high risk of prostate
Farm mechanization helps in effective utilization of inputs to increase the
productivity of land and labour. Besides it helps in reducing the drudgery in farm
operations. The early agricultural mechanization in India was greatly influenced
by the technological development in England. Irrigation pumps, tillage equipment,
chaff cutters, tractors and threshers were gradually introduced for farm