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This question relates to the assigned reading and course materials for Week 3 (Reading: William Shaw et al. (2009). ‘The nature of capitalism’) 

Required: 

(a) Clearly and fully explain why “the profit motive” is such an essential feature of a capitalist economic system. 

(b) Clearly and fully explain how the profit motive might sometimes lead business organisations to act in unethical ways. Illustrate your answer with a relevant example of business behaviour.  

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