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Morality in the Marketplace

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Length: 12:50
Grade Level: 9-12+ | Price: $ 15.00
Closed Captioned

What would you do with a found wallet?

How do we know right from wrong? Scottish philosopher Adam Smith came up with the idea of the Impartial Spectator, someone who watches and judges us and our behavior.

But what about businesses? Is there any morality there?

The truth is that most businesses are ethical. Indeed, the more ethical they are, the more they succeed, because consumers often vote with their wallets, choosing to deal with those who create positive results in society. Whole Foods is one such example. How so?

Find out in Morality in the Marketplace.

Subject Areas

Business / Family & Consumer Science

Economics

World History / Geography

Topics

Adam Smith

Character Development

Conscious Capitalism

Economic Principles

Ethics

Impartial Spectator

Morality

Scottish Enlightenment

Whole Foods

Great video. The ideas were current and relevant and also brought up some foundational history and ideas.

Lucinda Jones
Economics - 11,12
Lincoln High School, Fort Morgan, CO

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