Ethical Dilemma


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Ethical Dilemma

A difficulty in which one is presented with two equally good (or equally bad) options and the correct decision is not immediately apparent. For example, the manager of a company may be put in a position in which she must choose between the interests of her employees and her investors.
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When faced with an ethical dilemma, truly the best way to solve it would be make the choice that would demonstrate your moral duty to do no harm.
Recognizing what constitutes an ethical dilemma and how we react to these situations can be very perplexing in a fast paced, high tech environment.
The fact is that it doesn't take an unethical person to get caught in an ethical dilemma.
Readers are encouraged to submit ethical dilemma questions for the authors to write about.
A case study demonstrates an ethical dilemma faced by healthcare providers who care for and treat Jehovah's Witnesses who are placed in a critical situation due to medical life-threatening situations.
That nagging question tugs at my conscience when I'm faced with an ethical dilemma.
The ethical dilemma is presented from the viewpoints of the patient, physician, nurse, and ethics committee.
They provide information to help the nurse decide if an ethical dilemma even exists or if a case merely involves conflicts in values or perceptions.
Although no organization will be able to identify every potential ethical dilemma in advance, the process of identifying organization-specific dilemmas will serve to help employees recognize and understand the dilemmas that may be encountered in the workplace as well as provide the opportunity to engage in decision-making with guidance before actually confronting a similar dilemma.
As Taylor acquaints us with the pecking order in his school, his parents' conversations and escalating arguments, his struggle with his stammer, his hero worship of his older cousin, the prejudice and ignorance of his adult acquaintances, his first crush and first serious ethical dilemma, every word rings true.