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Ethical Decision Making and H&R Block

Dancer Making Points-Edgar Degas The concept of ethical decision making applies to all fields from sports management to higher education to general business.   Even day-to-day decisions require an element of ethical decision making.   When driving home, one must decide whether to drive the speed limit or exceed it, endangering those on the road.   In the world of fine art, decisions are made all the time.   Here is a story about a decision that was made regarding Degas' Ballerina painting, "a $10 million dollar painting by Degas" (Dedman, 2010). Safe to say that everyone in America has heard of   H & R Block, the tax company.   This pretty ballerina ended up on Mr. Henry Bloch's wall, owner of the H & R Block (Dedman, 2010).   Bloch had purchased this painting in 2005.   Although he purchased it, the Degas painting was actually stolen property.   Christopher A. Marinello, executive director and general counsel for the Art Loss Register in London, s