Personal Values and Ethical Standard

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Personal Values and Ethical Standards

Monique Cone


December 13, 2010

Audra Stinson


Personal Values and Ethical Standards

Personal values are certain qualities that one may consider worthwhile. They will represent person priorities and may serve as a guideline in the individuals daily activities. A person values at any given time may vary in importance. This prioritization suggests that values are dynamic rather than static and change in the level of importance according to contextual scrutiny. A person values are psychological; although you may not be able to see or touch them they are just as real as any physical object.

I have many personal values that I instill into my decision making and everyday life. It is very hard for me to say what order my values will fall into; each one I feel strongly towards.

Some of my values include Honest, Trust, Faith, Family/Friends, Patriotism, Love, Knowledge, and Loyalty. For others, Privacy, Respect, Orderliness, and Safety .Although I may have numerous things I value I will still only apply about a handful into my everyday life. Each day may bring in a new value or take away one since every day brings different challenges and situations. Honesty, trust, love, respect, and family or friends are the ones that I know I use every day no matter what. I believe that honesty is the most important value you can apply to your decision making and just in general.

Most of my decisions or choices are made by trusting in me, gut instincts, criteria, and weighing my options. Every choice or decision I make is not taken lightly since it could change the life of not only me but others as well. It's not hard to make...