Read the "Ethical Issues" sections in chapters 2.6, 3.6, 4.4, 7.2, 8.5, 9.5, and 12.8 in the text.
Reread chapters 7.1 and 7.2 in the text.
Read the Reflection Before Action: The Statistical Consultant Confronts Ethical Issues article.
Read the article A Christian View of the Foundations of Statistics article.
Write a paper of 1,000-1,500 words that considers ethical issues in business statistics and discuss how your personal values can be applied to them. This assignment is primarily introspective in nature and students will be given significant latitude in addressing specific questions.
Include a brief introduction that outlines your paper.
In the Reflection Before Action: The Statistical Consultant Confronts Ethical Issues article, the authors cite the American Statistical Association's Ethical Guidelines for Statistical Practice (see the section "Ethics Provides A Defensible Response" in the article).
1. Which ethical guideline from the articles is most applicable to you and why? How does this article (or articles) affect your personal decision-making as related to statistics and ethics?
2. How can the ethical issues raised, be addressed from a Christian worldview? In other words, what guidance, using principles from a Christian worldview perspective, could be applied to understand and address these ethical issues?
The following link from the GCU website may be helpful in formulating your response: http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php
Also, the article A Christian View of the Foundations of Statistics article may also be helpful in formulating your response.
Provide a conclusion that summarizes your perspectives.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
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