Read Consider: What’s in a Name of an Ethics Code? in Chapter 9, then answer these following questions from the text:
- How does the title of a company’s ethics document affect your attitude about the content? Is one title more attractive than another?
- What is the overall message that the title of the code of conduct conveys? Does it reflect the purpose of the document to provide employee guidance on expected conduct?
- Propose creative titles for ethics codes for a pharmaceutical company and a restaurant. (Gonzalez-Padron, 2015).
- Look for two other company ethics documents and share the titles of their ethics documents (consider your own organization or one that you are familiar with for this question).
Medical Tourism has become a growing industry, especially in developing countries. Research the topic of medical tourism and reflect on the ethics related to this industry. Develop a code of conduct for medical tourism.
As you read in Chapter 10, global risks will continue to occur. Look at one of the risk areas (e.g., economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological) and consider a topic of future ethical consideration. Define and describe the ethical issue. Using terms from the chapter, describe what considerations should be in place.
Medical tourism is taking place today and may expand in the future. Using terms from the chapter, describe the ethical considerations of seeking medical treatment outside of the United States.