1.Is the action you are considering legal?
2.How would you see the problem if you were on the opposite side?
3.What are alternate solutions?
4.Can you discuss the problem with someone whose advice you trust?
5.How would you feel if your family, friends, employer, or coworkers learned of your action?
For this Critical Thinking Assignment, decide on the action you would take for each scenario below. Explain the action and why you selected that response. Analyze your response against the tools for doing the right thing. Support your thinking with research. At least three outside references (other than the course readings and content) should be included. Be sure to include each of the doing the right thing elements (1 through 5 above) in your response. (You may wish to refer to Chapter 1.14 in your textbook for more information).
You accidentally receive a message outlining your company’s restructuring plan. You see that your coworker’s job will be eliminated. He and his wife are about to purchase a new home. Should you tell him that his job is in danger?
You are writing a letter to a customer who is irate over a mistake you made. Should you blame it on a computer glitch, point the finger at another department, or take the blame and risk losing this customer’s trust and possibly your job?
Your team leader has asked you to write the quarterly sales report. She has told you that you should inflate the sales figures just a little bit so that you can meet the quarterly goal. She strongly reminds you that you and your team members will all receive a healthy bonus if the team meets the goal.
You are rushing to prepare a presentation. On the Web you find perfect wording and great graphics. Should you just lift the graphics and wording but change a few words to make it your own? Your reasoning is that if it is out on the Web, it must be public domain.
Discuss this view in writing in the light of what you read in this chapter and outside sources. Your well-written paper must adhere to the following parameters:
•3-5 pages in length, not including the title and reference pages.
•2-3 references cited in the assignment. Remember, you must support your thinking/opinions and prior knowledge with references; all facts must be supported; in-text references used throughout the assignment must be included in an APA-formatted reference list.
•Review the grading rubric, which can be accessed from the Course Information page.