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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However, whether we realize it or not, many decisions that confront dental assistants are truly ethical dilemmas.
According to IEL Executive Director Judy Young, "These days, companies can't avoid ethical dilemmas and leaders need to be prepared.
Hatem Elshanti, scientific director of Medical Genetics Centre at the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), and Dr Mohamed Naim Yasin, professor in the Faculty of Shariah at Jordan University, highlighted key ethical dilemmas that genomic technologies bring, and discussed Muslim religious scholars' responses to the ethical questions.
He is currently working as director finance, OTE Group, and will touch upon ethical dilemmas faced by the accountants, provide various case study scenarios of ethical dilemmas and will draw upon the codes and pronouncements of International Ethical Standard Board for accountants.
Pozgar, a health care consultant, offers guidance to health care students on dealing with legal and ethical dilemmas.
As a blend of criticism and analysis, this considers ways in which Morrison works with language to present social and ethical dilemmas, and uses examples from many of her works to consider the ethical poetics Morrison fosters in her writings.
Research has shown that most ethical dilemmas occur at the beginning and end of life.
The aim of Media Ethics Day is to mobilize the journalism community and provide journalists around the world with an opportunity to discuss media ethics issues, examine case studies, and participate in role-plays and debates related to the various ethical dilemmas they might expect to face on the job.
Most nurses deal with ethical dilemmas multiple times a day, whether it is a patient's belief different from their own, or being ordered to do something they believe is not in the patient's best interest.
Still other staff offices make it a point to have a running dialogue about ethical dilemmas.
The focus of this book is to provide school counselors with strategies to help them address the daily ethical dilemmas they encounter.