The Case of Billy Tushoes

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The case of Billy Tushoes is a common ethical dilemma that many people are faced with when considering the acceptance of a job. Billy has been put in a difficult situation to make a decision to keep the position he has already accepted with Tick and Check LLP, or to break his promise and commitment with Tick and Check and take a job with his preferred employer of choice, Foot and Balance LLP. Many times in life we are faced with a decision to choose between our obligations and desires. Billy Tushoes should accept the offer from Foot and Balance because it is the job he prefers. If Billy chooses to keep the job he accepted with Tick and Check there is a high possibility that his job performance will be affected negatively. In certain circumstances it is okay to back out of a promise that you have given to someone else. For example, if the promise made in the first place is unethical. This is seen when a promise goes against someone’s moral code. Another example would be if keeping the promise is going to affect a person’s well-being and their quality of life then they should not feel obligated to keep their commitment. As in Billy’s case, if he keeps the job with Tick and Check his job performance will most likely be affected negatively because he would regret not taking the job that he was really hoping to get with Foot and Balance.
The two main stakeholders in this case are Tick and Check and Foot and Balance. Both companies are interested in hiring the best candidate possible for the position that is open. Billy is also a stakeholder in this case. His interest is to work for the company that will provide him the best opportunity to advance in his profession. Other stakeholders that are not specifically mentioned in the case are the other potential candidates that were in line for the job at Tick and Check, but were denied the chance because Billy accepted the…...

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