Please read the case and take the role provided for you. Pinpoint possible ethical issues that may arise and comment on them. Then do the tasks that follow.
You have early stage researchers in your team, who work on your project and whom you mentor. They are responsible for conducting a part of a bigger research on discriminatory practices in workplaces, and you want to make sure they do it in accordance to the relevant procedures and regulations. Some of the researchers will act as job seekers of ethnic background. They will call employers and monitor employers’ reactions to the information about their background. The employers will not know that they are they/their reactions are target of scientific research. The scientific contribution of the project is that it helps to reveal how racist attitudes and discriminatory practices may emerge and how common they are across certain job sectors.
1. Identify which ethical principles may be present in this case, justify your answers/give examples
2. Use the ethical analysis to learn about the case and provide solutions
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