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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This predicament is one of more than two dozen ethical dilemmas summarized and discussed in Ethics for Everyone: How to Increase Your Moral Intelligence by Arthur Dobrin.
While our public attention may be heightened now, ethical dilemmas, choices and actions are a part of what each of us faces daily.
The new UCLA Healthcare Ethics Center aims to help hospitals and health-care organizations negotiate these ethical dilemmas.
A Team Approach to Processing Rehabilitation Administration Ethical Dilemmas.
Denis Collins and Thomas O'Rourke described the following five theories of ethical behavior in their book Ethical Dilemmas in Accounting:
In a random survey of counselors working with socioracial minority clients (N = 256), multicultural ethical dilemmas were rated according to frequency encountered and significance.
This book is designed to provide the CPA a series of case studies that illustrate real-world ethical dilemmas and application of values consistent with the high standards of the profession.
The plot twists and turns unexpectedly, and the sharp (sometimes gruesome) details, ethical dilemmas, and flashes of humor here will keep YAs turning the pages.
The authors examined the impact of substance abuse counselor (SAC) recovery status and education level on (a) SACs' sensitivity to ethical dilemmas and (b) extent to which training might help resolve dilemmas.
Public Health Communication Interventions: Values and Ethical Dilemmas.
He or she is aware of the multiple pressures that may potentially impinge upon the maintenance of one's integrity, and is further aware of the ubiquitous presence of ethical dilemmas faced by leaders in daily business life, and takes the time to reflect upon these dilemmas.