Is business bluffing ethical ? - Coggle Diagram
Is business bluffing ethical ?
pressure to deceive
is in all level of everything
losing the opportunities
truth doesn't look good all the time
we don't make the law
Critics of business regard such
behavior as unethical
companies concerned as business game.
Violations of the ethical ideals of society are common in business, but they are not
necessarily violations of business principles.
The Poker Anology
Learning the nature of business by comparing it with poker
Poker isn't expected to be played with the same ethic preached in church.
One can't show mercy to a loser.
Key is to victory in poker isn't kindness and open heartedness.
Poker has its special ethics
Unethical player is the one who is breaking the rules.
Right and proper to bluff. Everyone is expected to.
Cunning deception and concealment is key to winning.
Discard the Golden Rule.
Business function based on the Judeo-Christian system of ethics.
There're few unethical businessmen
Vast majority businessmen are ethical
Business based on ethic has contributes good changes in community.
They cooperate to improve working conditions of the industry.
As long as business complies with the laws of the land, it's ethical.
If law says businessman can do it, that's all the justification he needs.
Marketing experts and some business leaders found espionage is disturbing and deplore employment of spies by business orgonizations.
Only remedy is to appeal to "respect for the golden rule"
But the golden rule isn't feasible as a guide for business.
The some business leaders frowns, think espionage isn't an ethical problem.
There are no law against espionage
It's an established and great technique in business.
Bluffing simply can be regarded as business strategy.
Business bluffing can't be reflected on the private morality.
The business ethics are game ethics. Different from religious ethics.
The closer a businessman comes to a truth, more he deserves respect.
Businessmen are constrained to say yes to their bosses to keep their jobs.
Successful business are loyal and doesn't lie to their costumers and suppliers.
Some businessmen don't realize when they are advertising their product as greater than it actually is.
Some businessmen think that they are honest, without realizing, they live up to the ethical standard of the business game(bluffing).