Role of Ethical Values and Human Dignity in Economic Decisions Paper –

Business Finance –

Role of Ethical Values and Human Dignity in Economic Decisions Paper –

Assessment Task 2:

Very Straightforward task

Task has been broken down into steps and structure

some sources have been provided to help you

Bust use minim 8 literary sources referenced correctly



Word Count 1500

Critically analyse a recent article related to the The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry in light of the role of ethical values and human dignity in economic decisions.

You will find such articles in daily newspapers as well as in more dedicated economic/business journals such as The Economist magazine. Factiva, an electronic database system available through the ACU Library also allows you to search for newspaper articles on specific topics.


The article analysis is comprised of a written paper of no more than 1500 words. In preparing your business article critique you should:

  1. Provide a brief discussion of the article and point out the three most important issues contained within the article. Do not simply summarise.
  2. Point out the underlying concepts which are relevant to the article
  3. The article should be properly referenced at the end of the paper and include a copy of or a link to the article.

A suggested structure to you critique may be:

  1. Intro – (background info about ethical values and human dignity in economic decisions, overview of components to be discussed)
  2. Brief discussion of article and three most important issues
  3. Underlying concepts/theories relevant to article
  4. General critique – whether you agree/disagree and why
  5. Conclusion

Here are some readings which may be of assistance in your research for Assessment 2. Please feel welcome to use them as you see fit (with proper referencing).

Articles and Websites on Ethics and Economics