Comment on this statement The United States has been exporting the idea that

Comment on this statement:  “The United States has been exporting the idea that the invisible hand of free-market capitalism can solve the troubles of mankind and guides societies toward greater happiness and prosperity as a result of the increased availability of products and services.”  Look at how this idea has evolved over time and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of this statement. Use our text: Stanwick & Stanwick. Understanding Business Ethics for context related to this essay. The answer is not in the text and there is no one right answer. Make assertions and support them with your best arguments.  (20 points) 
2.  Business concerns including conflicts of interest, employer/employee relations, whistle blowing and corporate loyalty, workplace privacy, discrimination and financial misconduct. (Choose two of these topics and write on them)1 page each (Use our text: Stanwick & Stanwick as a reference. Ex. in ch. 13 there is a section on whistle blowing)(20 points: 10 points for each essay)
3 Examine Kant’s Categorical Imperative and trace the evolution of  the rights of man from the American Revolution through other periods in U.S. history such as the Civil War, Women’s Suffrage Movement, 1948 UN  Declaration of Human Rights, Civil Rights Movement, Patriot Act.  What are the inalienable rights of humans? (see file Moral Philosophers Summaries .pdf and Link to Moral Philsophers.pdf below) (20 points) 
4.Consider the impacts of globalization: globalization of the lowest cost of production. This trend has existed since the beginning of the colonial period, throughout the industrial revolution into the present. What are the responsibilities of global corporations whose power is greater than that of many of the nations in which they do business? Who protects the rights of the people in those countries?  Who do these corporations answer to?  While write  consider the ethical theory of one of the philosophers to serve as context for your evaluation. (Use theories of Kant, Kierkegaard, Buber, or Secretan  )(see file Moral Philosophers Summaries .pdf and Link to Moral Philsophers.pdf) (20 points) 
5.  Write about the importance of the Triple bottom line: economic, social and environmental sustainability. (Read McKee Chapter 15: Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility for background context) (20 points)


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