BMAL770 Ethics Case Study

The Case Study in Ethics assignment is an examination of ethics which begins by through examining one of the 35 Case Studies in Johnson OR an ethical case from the literature or popular press (HBR, Forbes, etc.) as approved by the professor. The paper is intended to be an examination of the ethical dimensions involved in, surrounding, causing, or resulting from the case with the purpose of revealing what can be learned about ethics in leadership and organization from observing a real dilemma. In addition to discussing the dilemma and related factors involved in the specific case, you will be challenged to effectively integrate learning from your first weeks of BMAL 770 to demonstrate the application of complex concepts.
Instructions
Select one of the cases in the Johnson text to explore, or if you choose to use an external case for your work, which is permissible please submit a related scholarly article for approval along with a short paragraph (3-4 sentences) explaining why you would like to use the case.
As you explore the chosen case, considering areas from our ethical leadership studies such as:
• What ethical values, perspectives, or moral perspectives may be involved?
• What is the true ethical dilemma and why?
• What ethical or unethical behaviors and decision models appear in play?
• Were particular ethical practices helpful or harmful in the situation?
• Did power and influence manifestation effect the condition positively or negatively?
• Were there demonstrations or evidence of ethical, servant, or other particular leadership theories? Were they helpful or harmful?
• Did conflicts or negotiation reveal anything about ethical culture or considerations?
• Were any followership challenges apparent?
• Were any ethical group danger signs apparent?
• Can anything be observed that reveals the ethical culture(s) involved?
• What does scriipture and/or worldviews have to say about the case?
That is by no means an exhaustive list but represents some perspectives to consider. You should explore other ethical, reasoning, and worldview concepts that are relevant to the case.
The Case Study in Ethics paper should be in APA format including cover page, abstract, the body, and references page. No less than 4 sources in addition to any course textbooks should be referenced. You may use Nash (optional textbook) or Merida to satisfy one of the 4 required non-textbook references. All referenced material must be properly cited and listed on the references page.
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via Turnitin plagiarism tool.
The body, excluding the cover, abstract and references should be 6-8 pages. Keeping the paper within the 6-8 page range is part of the challenge of scholarly writing. Be sure to follow all APA standards including double-space, Times New Roman 12-point or other APA approved font, 1-inch margins, no contractions or unnecessary (non-heading) bolding. Use proper APA headings to improve readability as you see fit.
Text USed: Text:
Damer, T. E. (2012). Attacking faulty reasoning: A practical guide to fallacy-free arguments (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Wadsworth Cengage Learning. ISBN: 9781133049982.
Johnson, C. E. (2021). Organizational ethics: A practical approach (5th ed.).  SAGE Publications. ISBN: 9781544395371.
Koukl, G. (2017). The story of reality: How the world began, how it ends, and everything important that happens in between. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan. ISBN: 9780310525042.
Merida, T. (2015). Christ-centered exposition: Exalting Jesus in 1 & 2 Kings. Tennessee: B&H Publishing Group.

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