SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Kim, Y., & Kelly, J., (2010). Public reactions toward an ethical dilemma faced by photojournalists: Examining the conflict between acting as a dispassionate observer and acting as a “good Samaritan”. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 87(1), 23-40.

Questions to consider:

  1. What is the ethical dilemma faced by photojournalists? What would you do in that situation?
  2. What is the difference between absolutist versus utilitarian ethics?
  3. How does moral action (as discussed in this chapter) interact with this article?
  4. What do the results of this study tell us? What can we learn? What is still left to consider?

Article 2: Swanson, R., (2003). Decision premsises and their implications for developing decision-making expertise. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 5(4), 378-392.

Questions to consider:

  1. What does this article have to say about longitudinal case study for decision making?
  2. Describe the various situations for decision making that the article discusses (e.g.  Antique Ford, Sailboat, etc.)
  3. How does understanding these situations help us to make decisions?