MS6030 M1A3 – Ethical Foundations



  1. Select any four of the following fundamental theories:
  • The Ten Commandments
  • The Justification of Human Rights
  • Utilitarianism
  • Aristotelian Ethics
  • International Ethics Standards for Business
  • Distributive Justice
  • The Entitlement Theory
  • Fundamental International Rights
  • Model Business Principles
  • The Caux Principles


  1. Using the Argosy University online library resources or the Internet, conduct research to analyze the ethical principles of the selected theories.


  1. Create a chart in a Microsoft Word document comparing the four selected theories. Your chart must include the following:
  • A description of the basic tenets of each theory.
  • A description of the historical or social setting of each theory.
  • An explanation of how the ethical principles of the selected theories apply to a corporate setting.