The term amoral is usually used to refer to decisions or persons that are said to be void of ethical values or removed from the moral realm. A decision is amoral if it is made without taking ethical factors into consideration. Persons are said to be amoral when they do not incorporate moral principles, concepts, or codes of conduct in their decisions, actions, or behaviors.

Usually, decisions that are said to be amoral are those decisions that are based on criteria that are believed not to include values such as justice, fairness, and equality. For example, a decision to close down a plant is said to be an amoral decision if it was made solely based on economic parameters. The well-being of the labor, employees, and ...

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