Current Event of Writers Choice


Research a current event related to an ethical and financial topic affecting an international business (topic must have occurred within the past three years). Paper must address the following:

-Discuss what was uncovered about the event that made it relevant to the topic of ethical and financial business.
-Would this event be considered a common situation in management? Why or why not?
-How did the ethical and financial topic specifically affect international business? Explain.
-Discuss how what was found is similar or different to what was covered in our course readings and videos.

Course readings and videos are as follows:

-Mitchell, C. (2009). A short course in international business ethics: Combining ethics and profits in global business. Petaluma, CA: World Trade Press. Retrieved from
Chapter 1: Why Ethics Matter (12 pages)
Chapter 5: Codifying Business Ethics (9 pages)
Chapter 11: Managing an International Corporate Ethics Program (12 pages)

-Emerging Markets Monitor. (2015). Emerging Markets Monitor, 21(1), 1-24. Retrieved from:

-Menkhoff, L. (2013). Foreign Exchange Intervention in Emerging Markets: A Survey of Empirical Studies. World Economy, 36(9), 1187-1208. doi:10.1111/twec.12027
Retrieved from:

-Films for the Humanities and Sciences. (2007). Global capital markets: Risks and rewards [Video file, 33 min 17 sec]. Retrieved from
Specifically, watch these segments:
Financial Globalization: A Controversial Issue [Video file, 3 min 27 sec]
Benefits of Financial Globalization: Inter-Temporal Trade [Video file, 4 min 43 sec]
The Benefits of Financial Globalization: Risk Diversification [Video file, 1 min 31 sec]
Costs of Financial Globalization [Video file, 6 min 19 sec]