Ethics and Communcation

In this assignment, write about current news and events (over the last 10 years) that focus on business ethics in communication. There are many examples that students can reflect on and research within local, national, and world news. Students will demonstrate and reflect on the impact and importance of ethics in communication.

Students are required to write a paper that is seven pages in length, including a cover page, abstract, and reference page. The paper must follow APA format, include appropriate headings and sub-headings, and at least five scholarly citations with 3 sources (e.g., peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, etc.). See the rubric for grading criteria. Suggested headings are listed below:

  • Abstract
  • Overview, Introduction, or Background
    • Summary of news or articles
  • Impact of Ethics in Communication
    • The relevance of the content toward ethics and communication
    • Consequences or impact on the subject, organization, and/or society
  • Importance of Ethics in Business
  • Discussion or Reflection
    • The implication of the lesson learned
  • Conclusion
  • References