Technology and Business: Rethinking the Moral Dilemma

  title={Technology and Business: Rethinking the Moral Dilemma},
  author={Rogene A. Buchholz and Sandra B. Rosenthal},
  journal={Journal of Business Ethics},
In a market economy, the corporation is the primary institution through which new technologies are introduced. And the corporation, being primarily interested in economic goals, may ask very limited questions about the safety and workability of a particular technology. This viewpoint causes problems which manifest themselves in many cases where the concerns of engineers and technicians in corporations about decisions relating to a particular technology clash with managers prone to overlooking… CONTINUE READING