1. Ethics. - Ethics. Ethics. Part 1. Answer1. In the gi

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1EthicsPart 1Answer1In the given case study, the supervisor wants to install the software in the computers of ABCHardware without seeking the permission of the developers of that software. ABC hardware isone of the most important clients of the organization, and the organization wants to keep theclient happy at any cost. The X Company has an agreement with the developers of that softwarethat the company would not install it in any of its client computers. The computer programmer isconcerned about the agreement that has been made with the software developers. So, he raisescomplaints about it. But the supervisor is not ready to follow the agreement and wants to installthe software in the computers of ABC Hardware.Answer2If the concerned organization installs the software in the computer of ABC Hardware, it willviolate the agreement that has been done between the company and the developers of thesoftware. According to the Contract theory of ethics, the organization should seek the permissionof the developers of the software (Tarzian et al., 2015). However, the supervisor wants to do sowithout taking permission or modifying the agreement that will be a significant unethical step.The Deontology theory of ethics states that the obligations should be fulfilled which is not beingfulfilled in this case. It is the obligation over the X Company that the developer of the softwareshould be informed before installing the software in any computer. It will violet the professionalcode of conduct (Honesty, integrity, promise-keeping, and trustworthiness, etc.). Installing thesoftware in the computer of ABC Hardware is an unethical step that the computer programmer israising. If the software is installed in the computers of ABC Hardware, it will only benefit the
2EthicsABC Hardware, and the developers of the software will suffer (Tarzian et al., 2015). So,according to the theory of Utilitarianism, most of the people or all the involved parties should bebenefited. In this case, it is not being ensured. If the company wants to install the software in thecomputer of ABC Hardware, the company should modify the agreement with the developers ofthe software or seek the permission of the developers. The supervisor is also forcing thecomputer programmer to install the software. Thus, according to the Virtue theory of ethics, theaction of the supervisor is not ethical.Answer3The following are the issues (non-ethical) that are present in the given case;The company is ready to violet the agreement made between the company and the softwaredevelopers that is illegal (Bloch et al., 2018).The supervisor is inducing the computer programmer to install the software in the computers ofthe client.Answer4In the result, the software developers are affected along with the computer programmer. Thesetwo parties are being negatively affected by the step of the supervisor. The supervisor and theABC Hardware are positively affected. The employees and of ABC hardware are also affectedbecause they will be able to manage the inventory effectively. The customers of ABC Hardwareare also affected because they will get the product on demand. The developers are affectedbecause they are not being informed (Lucas et al., 2016). They have developed to generaterevenue, but in this way, they cannot generate revenue. The computer programmer is being
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