Introduction To Ethics
Primary Discussion Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use examples from resources to reinforce your ideas.
Choose three of the following articles to read about the water pollution crisis in Flint, Michigan:
Respond to the following prompts in your discussion posting:
- Identify the stakeholders of the water crisis in Flint.
- Describe specific steps the city leadership can take to improve their image and restore public trust.
- Discuss how corporate social responsibility theory and environmental ethics can be applied to the situation facing Flint.
A minimum of 1 reference should be used to reinforce your thoughts. Be sure to include it both as an in-text citation and on your reference list at the end of your discussion post.
Peer Responses: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply consider the following questions:
- What suggestions can you add to those listed by your peers?
- Do you agree with the perspectives provided by your peers in regard to this issue? Why or why not?
Bernstein, L., & Dennis, B. (2016, July 29). Six Michigan employees charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis. The Washington Post. Retrieved from the Regional Business News (Ebsco) database in the CEC Library.
Cama, T. (2016, March 24). Michigan task force blames state government for Flint water crisis. The Hill, 23(30), 13. Retrieved from the Masterfile (Ebsco) database in the CEC Library.
CNN Library. (2017, February 2). Flint water crisis fast facts. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/04/us/flint-water-crisis-fast-facts/
Snyder, B. (2016). Michigan’s governor just apologized for the Flint water crisis. Fortune.com. Retrieved from the Business Source Complete with Datamonitor (Ebsco) database in the CEC Library.
Thompson, B. (2016, April 20). Michigan judge authorizes first round of criminal charges in Flint water crisis. Christian Science Monitor, n.p. Retrieved from the Academic Search Premier (Ebsco) database in the CEC Library.
The United States: Remarks by the president after meeting with federal responders on the Flint, Michigan water crisis-food bank of Eastern Michigan-Flint, Michigan. (2016, May 06). Asia News Monitor. Bangkok, Thailand. Retrieved from the ABI Inform Collection (Proquest) database in the CEC Library.