After examining any ethical issue, you should be prepared to develop your conclusion. Your final rebuttal post should synthesize the main points of your posts from Workshops Four and Five. This assignment will help you to improve your ability to use the facts from an ethical situation and apply a predetermined ethical framework to establish an ethical outcome.
Upon successful completion of this discussion, you will be able to:
- Utilize negotiation techniques.
- Appraise situations containing ethical and legal compliance issues.
- Synthesize the interrelatedness of biblical principles and the ethical and legal fabrics in American society.
- Examine the usefulness of specific ethical frameworks to decision making.
- Textbook: Meeting the Ethical Challenge of Leadership
- Article: Fiduciary Duty and Social Responsibility
- Video: Onshoring vs. Offshoring (Outsourcing Domestically vs. Abroad): One Minute Explanation/Comparison
- Article: Janitor Uprising highlights tensions over outsourcing
You were assigned to a specific position in the debate during Workshop Four.
- A-M Affirmative Position
- N-Z Negative Position
The debate format is as follows.
Workshop Four – Discussion 4.3 (Initial Argument)
Post One – After you have constructed your first argument you will post your argument in the forum and thread. Make sure your subject heading starts with either: AFFIRMATIVE POSITION or NEGATIVE POSITION, depending on the side you have been assigned. The post should be at least 500 words with two scholarly sources, and one biblical reference cited properly in APA format. *
Workshop Five – Discussion 5.3 (First Rebuttal)
Post Two – In Workshop Five, you must rebut at least two arguments that take an opposite view to yours. (So, if you argued in the affirmative, you must rebut two negative positions). Your rebuttal must be founded in at least one reference in the course literature or other literature you wish to introduce to support your position.
Workshop Six – Discussion 6.2 (Final Rebuttal)
Post Three – In Workshop Six, if your initial posting was rebutted by a member of the opposition, then you must go in and defend your position and negate his/her rebuttal. If, for some reason, your initial statement was not responded to, respond to and help defend or bolster a fellow student’s original positions.
- Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
- If your initial posting was rebutted by a member of the opposition, then:
- You must go in and defend your position and try and negate his/her rebuttal.
- Emphasize the strengths of your argument. If for some reason your initial statement was not responded to, then go in and help defend or bolster a fellow student’s original positions.
- You only need to defend against one student’s rebuttal.
- The rebuttal response must be at least 100 words.
- Your final rebuttal is due by the end of the workshop.