Business Ethics

Assignment 3 Persuasive Essay Template

In the land of free trade, the public does not view all industries as equal. Do you believe that is ethical? Do you believe that some industries are unfairly targeted? Should it be consumers’ choice to partake in products that are not healthy for them, or do those companies have an ethical obligation to protect people?

In this assignment, you will choose from one (1) of the following industries to write about:

· The oil industry (for example Exxon).

· The candy industry.

· The mining industry.

Once you’ve gone through the worksheet and answered all the questions you will take that information and write your paper. It will basically be a transfer of information from the worksheet to a paper format.

DO NOT just turn in the worksheet. It will be sent back for a rewrite.

1. Choose an industry.

2. Will you be an advocate for the consumer or the industry?

3. Develop 3 reasons why you support the consumer or the industry.

· Reason 1

· Supporting evidence for that reason

· Reason 2

· Supporting evidence for that reason

· Reason 3

· Supporting evidence for that reason

4. Is it possible for a company to cater to both its best interest and that of the consumer conjointly or if one always has to prevail?

· Reason 1

· Supporting evidence for that reason

· Reason 2

· Supporting evidence for that reason

· Reason 3

· Supporting evidence for that reason

Use at least two (2) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

This course requires use of Strayer Writing Standards (SWS). The format is different than other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.