Commercialization of Organ Transplants
Imagine that you are a member of an ethics committee
arguments for and against altering the
way in which human
organs are obtained for patients in need of transplants. A new policy to allow the
sale of organs by consenting individuals to patients in need and to medical institutions has been
proposed. Critics argue that permitting organs to be bought and sold is une
thical. You have been asked
to review the arguments for and against the commercialization of organ transplants and to construct a
report with your suggested plan of action.
Use the Internet
to search for arguments
for and against the c
ommercialization of organ transplants, and then apply the principles learned in
1 -include one of these
Moral Versus Nonmoral Standards
Religion and Morality
Having Moral Principles
Individual Integrity and Responsibility
2-include one of these
Introduction to Consequentialist and Nonconsequentialist Theories
Utilitarianism in an Organizational Context
Kantian Ethics in an Organizational Context
Other Nonconsequentialist Perspectives
Nonconsequentialism in an Organizational Context
Moral Decision Making
3-include one of these
The Nature of Justice
Rival Principles of Distribution
Utilitarianism, Libertarianism, and Rawlsian Egalitarianism
Rawls’s Theory of Justice
Benefits and Burdens
to formulate you
Write a three to four (3
4) page paper in which you:
Briefly summarize the arguments
for and against
the commercialization of
found in your research
Formulate your position on
the sale of organs should be permitted.
Defend your moral judgment with a moral argument.
Identify the moral principle
that you are
appealing to in your moral argumen
normative theory best supports your conclusion.
Use at least two (2) quality references. (
Wikipedia and other
s do not qualify as
Your assignment must
follow these formatting requirements
spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one
inch margins on all
references must follow APA or school
specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the
of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s
name, the course title, and the date.
The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning o
utcomes associated with this assignme
the considerations for and process of ethical business decision
making to balance
corporate and social responsibilities and address moral, economic, and legal concerns.
Analyze selected business situations
using the predominant ethical th
, such as utilitarian,
Kantian, and virtue ethics to guide ethical business decision
Use technology and information resources to research issues in business ethics.
Write clearly and concisely about business ethics using proper writing mecha