Moral Behavior and Moral Development. Briefly, through your OWN words, answer the following questions in complete sentences. Firstly, all answers must be thought out and show an understanding of the Pearson text. Secondly, Make sure to only incorporate information from the Pearson text.
Read again the account of BFGoodrich in Module 1.2.1, and consider the roles of Lawson and Vandivier. Explain any obstacles to moral behavior that you see operating in the BFGoodrich situation, and support your views with ethical arguments. Secondly, “Kohlberg’s views on moral development show that the more morally mature a person becomes. Also the more likely it is that the person will obey the moral norms of his or her society.” Also Deconstruct this statement from an ethical perspective.
Aaron Beam & the Health South Fraud: Prepare a written case analysis in which you incorporate book materials within your reflection of the topic. All case analysis must be submitted in APA format and answer each question while demonstrating an understanding and meaningful discussion of the material. Which of the “obstacles” to moral behavior do you see at work in Aaron Beam’s behavior and thinking? In Richard Scrushy’s? Explain how Beam might have used the loyal agent’s argument to defend his actions. Do you think that in Beam’s situation, the loyal agent’s argument might have been valid?
Explain. In terms of Kohlberg’s views on moral development, at what stage of moral development would you place Beam? Explain. At what stage would you place Scrushy? Was Beam morally responsible for engaging in the “aggressive accounting” methods he used? Was his responsibility mitigate-d in any way? Also was he morally responsible for changing the clinic reports to increase the company’s earnings? Therefore, Was his responsibility for this mitigated?Hence were those who cooperated in his actions morally responsible for those actions? Was their responsibility mitigate-d? Also Do you think Scrushy was morally responsible for the accounting fraud? Explain each of your answers.