Essays Tagged: "ethical decisions"

Moral decisions

Moral and Ethical DilemmasOne of the most difficult trials I face in my life are ethical and moral dilemmas. T ... ax my character and cause me to really 'put my money where my mouth is.' Sometimes I'm quick to see ethical faults in others, but slow to see them in myself. Other times I see all to clearly my mistak ... is paper I wish to discuss many of the thoughts I have had recently on setting a pattern for making ethical decisions throughout my life. I will present many of the traps I have fallen into or observe ...

(15 pages) 622 3 4.1 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Organizational Behavior Importance Paper, this essay depicts the importance of organizational behavior in the workplace. Cover empowerment and ethical decisions

field of organizational behavior draws on a variety disciplines, including employee empowerment and ethical decisions. These different areas of study should prove that organizational behavior is a vit ... for upper management to align employees with corporate direction by disseminating vital information.ETHICAL DECISIONSManaging ethics in the workplace holds tremendous benefit for leaders and managers, ...

(4 pages) 2162 2 4.0 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Ethical Dilemmas.

Ethical DilemmasEthics is a big topic is today's society. CEO's of large corporations are scamming e ... are being accused of sexual misconduct, and children are packing weapons in the school bags. Making ethical decisions is often easier said than done. I feel that people do not intentionally set out to ... to be unethical. Situations arise that sometimes bring about rash thinking and impulsive decisions. Ethical dilemmas have often crossed my path and sometimes I wanted to take the easy road not the eth ...

(5 pages) 849 1 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business Ethics.

al standpoint and also an organizational standpoint. Individuals have the responsibility to exhibit ethical behavior to both there employer as well as the customer. Organizations carry the same respon ... ity to contribute to the community in which they conduct business in.The decision process in making ethical decisions starts of course at an individual level. The first question that must be asked is ...

(5 pages) 358 0 2.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How successful was J.S. Mill in overcoming the problems associated with Bentham's Utilitarianism?

ure or happiness. It is around this idea of hedonism that Bentham founded a way of making moral and ethical decisions, he called it utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is a teleological theory that worked ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Ethical Decision Making: Ok Tedi Mine

Ethical decision-making is becoming an important framework in an organisation. Companies are startin ... gnize that they have a wider responsibility to the communities within which they operate. By making ethical decisions, a win-win situation can be achieved between the company and its stakeholders. BHP ... the technical, the economic and even the environmental aspects of a mine". In order to make a more ethical decision and have a better understanding, BHP needed to have consulted with more various gro ...

(2 pages) 140 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Ethical Decision-Making

Ethical Decision-MakingEthics can be defined as standards that indicate how one should behave based ... l experiences, laws, professional norms and political habits. These are not the best values to make ethical decisions by, not because they are unimportant, but because they are not universal. There ar ... personal. It is likely that personal conscience will have a wider range of values and beliefs than ethical norms. When these values add to the ethical norms there is no conflict between universal eth ...

(4 pages) 402 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Corporate Governance By Ethical Decision Making - A Comprehensive Framework

abstract:Ethical decisions serve as the primary basis for good corporate governance. What is required for thi ... basis for good corporate governance. What is required for this is not a theoretical analysis of how ethical decisions are made in corporate organizations but a road map providing guidance towards such ... igators have been proposed through this article, which aims to strengthen the practical approach of ethical decision-making theory. Results of factor analysis have shown the presence of 7 steps in eth ...

(21 pages) 990 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Corporate Ethics

sfaction, employee wages and benefits and local communities and environmental responsibilities.Some ethical decisions made by businesses do not improve profitability, often it adds to their costs. For ... for the environment or catering for the needs of employees. Marks and Spencer actually referred to 'ethical trading' in its Annual Review and Summary Financial Statement 1999. The company goes even fu ...

(4 pages) 567 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Are ethics global or situational

ver businesses beyondnational boarders greatly varies.My argument is broken down to 2 parts. First, ethical conduct varies from oneenvironment to another. Second, lack of a strong international govern ... ent to another. Second, lack of a strong international governing body withinternational reach makes ethical decisions secondary to profitable financial choices.The general nature of morals and specifi ...

(1 pages) 94 0 1.7 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

MGT 350 Critical Thinking and Decision Making: Decision Making Model

phson Institute of Ethics Seven-Step Path to Better Decisions. This model, found in the book Making Ethical Decisions, by Michael Josephson, closely resembles the process I utilize on a daily basis. I ... at I am using such skills. This Decision-Making Model uses seven steps which guide us toward making ethical decisions.1. Stop and ThinkWhile researching for this paper, I found that many decision-maki ...

(6 pages) 791 2 4.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Business Ethics make Good Business Sense

AbstractIn the wake of the 2000 bursting of the stock bubble unethical practices and decisions by a number of companies and corporations have surfaced and left an ... by companies such as WorldCom and Tyco. Economies of other nations were directly affected by the unethical actions of a few men and women in these companies as well as the United States. It has becom ... States. It has become clear that leaders of commerce are learning a new lesson. Business devoid of ethical decisions is bad business.Chief Executive Officers and every member of every board of every ...

(5 pages) 316 0 3.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Organizational Theory Applied to the Challenger Disaster

Groupthink has had a negative role in many organizations ability to make rational and ethical decisions. The Challenger disaster is no different, in fact its outcome was more serious tha ... " to launch. Second, Congress was instilling pressure by cutting back on funding, which clouded the ethical judgment of the launch. In addition, media created a defensive personality with the engineer ...

(4 pages) 101 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Ethical decision making model analysis

Ethical Decision Making Model analysisWhat is the ethical decision making model? What is critical th ... t is the ethical decision making model? What is critical thinking? In this paper I will discuss the ethical decision making model and how critical thinking impacts ethical decisions. Personal experien ... s ethical decisions. Personal experiences will be used as examples.When we are faced with making an ethical decision we are usually faced with an ethical dilemma. To make a good decision we need to us ...

(6 pages) 209 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Decision Making

ith the art and/or science of decision making. More specifically, it deals with the issue of making ethical decisions, as its title "Making Ethical Decisions" implies. (http://www.josephsoninstitute.o ... The article gives a hypothetical example of an extreme situation in which a very tough ethical decision must be made. It then asks the reader what decision he/she would make in this situa ...

(4 pages) 320 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Professional Dilemma and Values Conflict

Making consistently ethical decisions is difficult. Most decisions have to be made in the context of economic, professio ... de in the context of economic, professional and social pressures, which can sometimes challenge our ethical goals and conceal or confuse the moral issues. In addition, making ethical choices is ... ng moral claims and must be proficient at predicting the likely consequences of various choices. An ethical person often chooses to do more than the law requires and less then the law allows. The ethi ...

(3 pages) 133 0 1.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The Misguided Ethics of Enron

and resolving them before they become legal problems. Building a business means facing all kinds of ethical decisions. Should you skip a creditor's bill to pay your employees in a cash flow crisis? He ... e, on you and me. Let's keep that reputation high.The senior management at Enron forgot about their ethical duties to the company, the stockholders and the employees, most of who were also stockholder ...

(4 pages) 113 0 2.3 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Business ethics

d today, here in the United States and abroad. The corporate world has been involved in a number of ethical scandals which involves several activities, which includes tax evasion, racial discriminatio ... abuse, and many more. Business ethics has a huge impact on the survival of many organizations. "An ethical manager in the corporate world considers what is best in short term instances, but also by t ...

(9 pages) 245 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The descriptive approach.

the psychological approach "relies on psychological research and describes how people actually make ethical decisions" (pg.88). It also focuses on "cognitive barriers that can keep people from making ... in situations since they don't have the guidance or confidence that they need in order to make good ethical decisions. So, according to this chapter, managers can help employees make good ethical deci ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Deception in Advertising: Volvo's "Bear Foot" Misstep

Executive Summary.When making ethical decisions, I usually use the Virtue Approach. Before making any ethical decision, this appro ... rash out Velasquez, Andre, Shanks, J., & Meyer's (2005a) critical thinking framework for making ethical decisions. In the end, I will tell what I thought Volvo's intentions were and if they were e ... ions were and if they were ethical or unethical.Deception in Advertising:Volvo's "Bear Foot" MisstepEthical Decision-Making ApproachThe ethical decision-making approach that best matches the manner in ...

(6 pages) 114 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing