Consequentialism, Rights and Duties and Categorical Imperative above. It is also the place where you can give/outline your reasons, relative weights (or importance) attributed to your views on each of the results above. However your reasons must be supported by the evidence provided by the ethical analysis above Step IV. Making a decision a) Make a defensible ethical decision. The statement, “make a defensible decision” implies that the decision is as a consequence of having done the ethical analysis above and all/most of the results (answers to the questions posed) strongly indicate that to solve the main ethical dilemma the – “following”– has to be done, NOW! Typically this is in the form off an action statement action that – “something” – has to be done. Typically the “something” may be to: hire/fire someone, immediately close down … , call in the security experts, … , etc. depending on the ethical dilemma being addressed. b) List the steps needed to implement your defensible ethical decision. Having made the bold action statement ( ethical decision) above, here is the place to outline the actual steps that need to be taken to achieve your decision. This may also involve steps that also address “lesser” but related (to the main/major) ethical dilemma. This normally takes the form of who has to do what and when – several people may need to do several different things in order to implement the decision – these actions need to be given here.