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Leadership, Trustworthiness and Ethical Stewardship - The problem to be investigated is the relationship between leadership, trustworthiness, and ethical stewardship; how these virtuous qualities can impact leaders, individuals, and companies. This paper will attempt to provide an academic opinion related to the problem investigated. The evidence of correlation between these qualities will be generated from my own personal experience and perspective as well as the viewpoints of multiple business experts. Leadership To guide, direct and manage people with an inspired purpose and vision is a workable definition of business leadership....   [tags: Values&Ethics, Relaionships, Impact in Society]
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The Three Classical Ethical Theories - Every day we are confronted with questions of right and wrong. These questions can appear to be very simple (Is it always wrong to lie?), as well as very complicated (Is it ever right to go to war?). Ethics is the study of those questions and suggests various ways we might solve them. Here we will look at three traditional theories that have a long history and that provide a great deal of guidance in struggling with moral problems; we will also see that each theory has its own difficulties. Ethics can offer a great deal of insight into the issues of right and wrong; however, we will also discover that ethics generally won’t provide a simple solution on which everyone can agree (Mosser, 2013)...   [tags: virture, utilitarianism, deontology] 1435 words
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Ethical Tourism in the Postcolonial Era - Tourism has become a huge source of revenue and cultural exchange for many parts of the developing and developed world. Through tourism people are able to escape their normal routine and interact with exotic and different places, as well as people. This act of traveling for the sake of pleasure and "vacation" sometimes leads tourists astray in their ethical judgment of how to act as a visitor in a different land. This paper will dive deeper into this issue by comparing the "tourist" through the sexualized tourism market in Brazil and more ethical forms of alternative tourism, such as volunteer tourism....   [tags: Traveler, Tourist] 1806 words
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Technological and Ethical Concerns of Cloning - Before the discovery of Deoxyribonucleic acid, what scientists consider genotype and phenotype, or respectively innate and observable traits, inheritable traits were thought to be encoded by proteins. However, with the discovery of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and the understanding of its structure by Watson and Crick, the possibilities of cloning and even altering DNA become reality. Most notably, the successful cloning of a sheep, popularly known as Dolly, poses questions of what constitutes ethical standards of genetic alteration and copying....   [tags: Human Genome, Vitro Fertilization]
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The Ethical issues in Paediatric Wards - Smith, a 5 years old boy, experienced a decrease in oxygen saturation and abdominal distension. Abdominal radiograph indicated free air in abdomen. When obtaining the consent for surgery, the parents refuse the use of blood or blood products, because both of them were Jehovah’s Witness. However, it is impossible for the baby to survive without blood transfusion during the surgery (Meadow et al., 2010). There are no absolute rights or wrongs to this case, which is based on a synthesis of other actual clinical scenarios....   [tags: religion, Jehovah’s Witness]
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The Ashley Treatment: Practical, but Ethical? - ... Ashley is cared for primarily by her parents and grandparents in their home. Ashley’s parents state they became concerned when she developed precocious puberty at the age of six. They spoke with their physician’s at Seattle Children’s Hospital about attenuating her growth process to minimize her adult height and weight. They also discussed two other treatments that they felt would enhance Ashley’s adult quality of life. One was a hysterectomy, which would prevent Ashley from feeling menstrual cramps and prevent the heavy bleeding that would result from the estrogen therapy....   [tags: therapy, treatment, puberty, vision] 676 words
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Contemporary Ethical Challenges and Leadership - A00014183 PHI 300 CONTEMPORARY ETHICAL CHALLENGES AND LEADERSHIP Ethics is a discipline of philosophy that outlines the right and the wrong moral conduct. It is a study of the moral behaviour of individuals and sets out a code of conduct as to how humans should act in a given situation. Contemporary ethics links the basic ideology of ethics with various other disciples of philosophy. Global dynamics have changed over the years. The way people think and behave, their sense of right and wrong, their views on the good and the bad, all of this has changed over time....   [tags: ethics, ideology, decisions, leaders, values]
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Critical Analysis of Ethical Relativism - When it comes to moral dilemmas between cultures, there is a grey area that can sometimes make it difficult to resolve issues surrounding the dilemma. What is morality. How is it possible to know what is morally correct when cultures differ so vastly. To answer these questions, and many more regarding the moral dilemmas in the world, there are theories that have been developed to resolve them. One example is known as Ethical Relativism. Ethical Relativism has been developed on the basis that there is no common set of values that can apply to everyone, as there are an infinite number of cultures that exist and clash with each other....   [tags: Moral Dilemmas, Cultures]
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Critical Response to Ethical Relativism - In today’s society many people believe that the practice of slavery is morally wrong. However, some philosophers, such as Gilbert Harman, believe that we cannot judge whether slavery is morally wrong or right by comparing it to our own morals. This form of ethics is called ethical relativism, which is the theory that holds morality is relative to the norms of one’s culture or society. Essentially, an action is deemed right or wrong based on the moral norms of the culture the person performing the action belongs to....   [tags: moral beliefs, ethics, values] 640 words
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Stereotyping is an Ethical Problem in Media - ... It has struggled, as has the country, to find a place for them that white Americans could find comforting and digestible from the safe distance of their living rooms. Reality had nothing to do with it.” The media has portrayed black characters as nothing more than, buffoons, hustlers, pimps, and prostitutes. Throughout the twentieth century, African Americans were stereotyped as dirty and contaminated. Though it is easy to imagine that lower income individuals may not have had money for cleaning supplies and might have been less concerned about cleanliness, those stereotypes was never true about African Americans....   [tags: advertisement, cleanliness, african americans]
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Ethical Issues in Group Work - Group therapy has become a popular form of therapy lately; it used to be used more as a last option, but now group therapy is often the first or better choice for some clients. Group therapy can be helpful in an assortment of ways. Group counseling has provided constructive results, Corey, Corey, & Callanan (2011) explain some factors that have helped “such as skilled leaders, appropriately referred group members, and defined goals” (p.480). There are many different types of group therapy. I think practitioners should know not only how too effectively handle group therapy if they are doing group work, but if group is the right choice for everyone involved....   [tags: Group Therapy, Screening]
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Ethical Obligations To Circus Animals - The morality of using animals for the purpose of human entertainment has long since been a divisive, polarising issue, and one to which there is no clearly defined solution. Debates on this issue commonly question the ethical responsibilities humans have to animals, and, subsequently, whether or not animals deserve to be afforded the same ethical treatment as humans. This is perhaps most evident in the extensive, subjective and widespread debate regarding the ethical acceptability of utilising circus animals for human entertainment....   [tags: morality, human entertaintment ]
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Ethical Errors in Erin Brokovich - Erin Brokovich, based on a true story, is a story about an intriguing single mother named Erin whose actions eventually lead to the biggest lawsuit against any corporation in history. Struggling, the ball starts rolling for Erin when she gets into a car accident. Her lawyer thinks she will win in a court case from her accident, but they lose. In compensation for the loss, Erin is given a job at the law firm and begins to dig into a case against Pacific Gas and Electric when she finds out they are trying to buy a resident of Hinkley, California’s home to cover up their depositing of a danger chemical....   [tags: chemicals, corruption, court]
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Ethical Analysis of A Beautiful Mind - Ethical Analysis of “A Beautiful Mind” “A Beautiful mind” is a story based on the life of John Forbes Nash, who is a famous mathematician. Unfortunately, he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia that majorly affects his personal and social life. Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder in which the patient’s ability to function is impaired by severely distorted beliefs, perceptions, and thought processes (Hockenbury, 2010). John Nash, the main character, faces many challenges in his professional life as well as in his personal life....   [tags: Film Review, Ethics, Mental Health]
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Is Puma Inc an Ethical Company? - Is Puma Inc. an Ethical Company. Business ethics simply can be defined as the application of business values in the business practice of a company (Seawell 2010, p. 2). For a multinational company, business ethics is one of the critical aspects need to be taken into account in business decision-making processes. Failure to give attention on ethics may bring consequences on company’s reputation (Meyer & Jebe 2010, p. 159). The company is expected not only to pursue its own profits but also contributing to the environmental and social welfare of the community where it operates (Svensson & Wood 2008, p....   [tags: ethics, business, values, environment, chemicals]
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Animal Experimentation is Ethical and Necessary - Each year, more than twenty five million animals are used for scientific research in the U.S. More than ninety percent of those are mice (Ericson para 1). The Institute for Laboratory Animal Research of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences argues that even sophisticated computers are unable to model interactions between molecules, cells, tissues, organs, organisms and the environment, as well as animals, making animal research necessary in many areas. Animal studies have been used in the past and shall continue to be used in the future for a number of applications in the field of orthopedics....   [tags: Animal Testing]
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The Internal State of Ethical Behavior - ... The setup of the experiment: Two people go to a psychology laboratory to take part in a memory and learning exercise. One person is the “teacher”, and the other, the “student”. The student sits in a electrified chair with straps, and will be shocked each time they answer wrong. The voltage goes from 45-volts to 450-volts. The people chosen were normal, outstanding citizens, and had no problems with doing the test in the beginning. A shock at 45-volts to 100-volts was fine for most. The test subjects had no problem with inflicting a little bit of pain on each other....   [tags: moral values, good samaritans]
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Ethical Behavior in the Film Capote - The film Capote, based on the how the writer of “In Cold Blood” did his research to write his book, a masterpiece of literature, has portrayed Capote’s behavior during his research vividly. Capote’s behavior during the years Perry waits on death row in order to get personal testimony of the night of killings is a controversial topic. Some argue that what Capote did was absolutely necessary for an ambitious writer to create such a master piece while other argue that human ethics is more important than the creation of an ideal “non-fiction noble” and the paths he took to get there are morally ambiguous....   [tags: ethics, murderer, empathy] 639 words
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Ethical and Moral Leadership Environments - Introduction Defining moral leadership is quite simple and varied dependent upon the situation or context requiring leadership. Carrying out moral and ethical leadership is much more complex when carried out in the day to day operations in life. This is particularly poignant when righting a wrong, or redeeming a situation to help in a process of improvement. Dineen, Lewicki and Tomlinson (2006 p. 430 in Yukl) state a case that it is up to the leadership to lead by example regarding both ethical and moral behaviour....   [tags: Ethics]
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Ethical Duties of Legal Counsel - Ethical Duties of Legal Counsel The U.S. criminal justice system is considered to be an adversarial system consisting of two sides, the prosecution and defense. It is believed that both sides enter the trial on equal grounds and present evidence to represent and help support their case. However, throughout the proceedings both the prosecution and defense have two very different ethical roles, responsibilities and duties, which tends to cast doubt on both sides remaining equal. The defense’s role is to make the prosecution prove its case with sensible arguments, real evidence, and steadfast testimony; point out facts in which the State has failed to establish guilt; ensure the defendant rece...   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Ethical Issues for Today's Managers - Ethical Issues for Today's Manager Managers today have a lot of responsibilities. A manager is responsible for hiring, training, motivating; along with other many other things. While dealing with their responsible, they have to make sure that every step taking is ethical. Hiring In this process, management has to recruit and interview potential employees. They can do this by job advertising. With job advertising, the manager or HR (human resource) must be ethical when posting a new positions. “Job advertisements must accurately reflect the duties, responsibilities and competencies of the positions advertised....   [tags: motivating, hiring, employees] 545 words
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Ethical Concerns of Assisted Reproduction - The advancement and continued developments of third-party assisted reproductive medical practices has allowed many prospective parents, regardless of their marital status, age, or sexual orientation, to have a new opportunity for genetically or biologically connected children. With these developments come a number of rather complex ethical issues and ongoing discussions regarding assisted reproduction within our society today. These issues include the use of reproductive drugs, gestational services such as surrogacy as well as the rights of those seeking these drugs and services and the responsibilities of the professionals who offer and practice these services....   [tags: medical practices, fertility drug]
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Nike and Its Ethical Behavior - Phil Knight started his shoe company by selling shoes from the back of his car. As he became more successful in 1972 he branded the name Nike. In the 1980’s Nike Corporation quickly grew and established itself as a world leader in manufacturing and distributing athletic footwear and sports' attire. The Nike manufacturing model has followed is to outsource its manufacturing to developing nations in the Asia Pacific, Africa, South and Latin Americas; where labor is inexpensive. It quickly became known for its iconic “swoosh” and “Just do it” advertisements and products....   [tags: nike company, phil knight, outsourcing]
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Ethical Issues in Couseling: Confidentiality - ... These are questions that rose in my mind when searching for articles for this paper and it is important to cover them. According to Elliot D. Cohen in his article titled “ Confidentiality, counseling, and Clients who have AIDS: Ethical Foundations of a Model Rule” he points out that the Ethical Standards of the American Association of Counseling and Development (AACD) “ the counseling relationship and information resulting therefrom must be kept confidential, consistent with the obligations of the member as a professional person” (AACD,1988,Section b.2) meaning that all information that is shared in a counseling session should be kept confidential, as a secret between client and counsel...   [tags: codes of ethics, dilemmas]
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Ethical Dilemma of Embryo Cloning - Utilitarianism There are many ethical theories that guide people in their daily lives when it comes to decision making. One of these theories is known as utilitarianism and it refers to a model that supposes an action is only right if it brings out greater happiness to the largest number of people. In essence, if an action results in happiness, it is perceived as morally right and wrong is the opposite happiness. Mill analyzes utilitarianism on the same level but adds a different twist to the theory....   [tags: utilitarianism, stem cells, genetic engineering]
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Social and Ethical Implications of Biotechnology - ... Enhanced growth or disease resistance is the most specific features are used to modify to introduce a new trait or an animal. All the genetic materials of an organism that carries the important instructions for all the features of that an organism inherits. Animals transmitted to the next new generation, therefore, changes done which are been introduced into the animals genetic make-up. This genetical modification technology is being used and also published in the previous days which were been used for agricultural, plants and in microorganisms to produce enzymes, therefore, the research of different techniques for genetic modification in animals have been done yet, in which some of ther...   [tags: modified genes, genetic variations] 848 words
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Ethical Treatment of Clerical Phedophilia - The ethical practice of mental health must include not only the wellbeing of the patient in question, but also the physical and mental safety of the community. Although the role of a mental health practitioner must ultimately concentrate on helping the distressed individual, if this individual somehow poses a threat to those around him or her, ethical precautions must be taken. The paraphillic diagnosis of pedophilia must be handled with utmost care, as the psychiatric health of the patient is in question, as well as the mental and physical safety of possible victims around the patient....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Ethical Behavior in Public Management - Ethical behavior in leaders in Public Administration has a significant impact on their employees and the environment of their work place. Ethics is not looked at in the same light in other parts of the world. What some cultures view as normal behavior, our culture may view as unethical or corruption. (Branscome, 2008, p. 1). Some behaviors in other cultures have been instilled as a normal way of doing business. In our culture, employees feel their leaders should be beyond reproach in order for them to lead effectively....   [tags: Leadership, Credibility, Respect, Fairness]
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Ethical Issue In Information Systems - When the internet was considered a global information system in 1995 millions of Americans participated in virtual communication. People began to communicate with each other and personal information began to be placed online by the stroke of the fingertips to their own computer. So the question is the privacy of individuals trusted online. Can people snoop around and see personal information. Of course people can if guidelines are not set in place to protect them. Public and private information can be complex when some individual(s) do not expect their communication to be read outside of their online community....   [tags: Global Information Systems, Internet]
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Ethical Dilemma in Dental Setting - Step 1 In the practices of Karen’s infection control, ethical dilemmas may or may not exist. The first issue Jane has with Karen’s practices, is her unnecessary contact of surfaces with contaminated gloves. Karen thoroughly disinfects the operatory after a patient. However, the chance exists that cross contamination could be possible. Is Karen putting the patient in harm’s way, in her practice of cross-contamination, if she is thoroughly disinfecting the surfaces. The other issue also may or may not be an ethical dilemma....   [tags: sterilization, disinfection, dental Instruments]
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Ethical Conduct in Human Research - Ethics refers to the values and customs of a community at a particular point in time. At present, the term ethics is guided by the moral principles that guide our everyday actions. These moral principles guide the researcher into deciding what is ‘right’ or ‘wrong’. The foundation of medical ethics is governed by two philosophical frameworks that are deontology, and utilitarianism. However ultimately the ethics committees need to balance the risks, and benefits for the participants and the community associated with the particular research proposal....   [tags: Ethics in Human Experimentation]
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The Ethical Debate of Placebos - The Ethical Debate of Placebos In health care there is a fine line between what is ethical and what is not. As time goes on this line becomes thinner and thinner. In the article The Moral Case For The Clinical Placebo, Azgad Gold and Pesach Lichtenberg are two researchers that argue that there are exceptions to this fine line when talking about placebos. They specifically argue, “The intentional use of the placebo, in certain circumstances and under several conditions, can be justified.”1 The placebo is rapidly becoming a problem because it is now a commonly prescribed drug and many people have different ethical views on the topic....   [tags: Health Care, Ethics, Clinical Placebos]
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McDonald's Ethical Behavior, or Not? - ... The judge of the court always dismissed those cases though. Furthermore, McDonalds is much more focused on the standards of the legal aspects opposed to being driven by virtue ethics. McDonalds’ advertisements generally avoid listing the nutritional values. McDonald’s only lists and talks about the nutritional values in advertisements are when they try to advertise their most healthy products which are their apple slices and low-fat milk. However, when McDonalds advertises for their more fattening and unhealthy foods, they never talk about the nutritional value of their advertisements....   [tags: reflective essay] 2210 words
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Ethical Issue in Comfort Care - Introduction The boundaries of right to die with dignity are hard to determine. Keeping the terminal patient comfortable is the purpose of comfort care, however there could be a very thin line between what we consider terminal sedation and euthanasia. In theory, comfort care is quite different from euthanasia. Keeping the patient comfortable and letting the nature take its course is at the core of comfort measures (Gamliel, 2012). Yet, the line between keeping comfortable and facilitating death is often blurry....   [tags: paliative care, dying painlessly with dignity]
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Ethical Principles of Clinical Studies - The introduction of any innovation or invention in medical technology requires sufficient testing to determine its safety and effectiveness. The fact that the clinical studies are performed on people generates significant ethical debate regarding respect towards those patients. It is interesting to discover that this ethical debate gained significant attention after WWII, during the Nuremberg War Crime Trials, where judgments for those who conducted biomedical experiments on prisoners were determined (The Belmont Report, 3)....   [tags: safety, research, patients] 1059 words
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Ethical Issues in Global Trading - ... 1. Employment Practices A multinational firm should not accept lower standards of the foreign country for its operations even when these standards are legal if they fail the ethical test. On this norm, using a subcontractor to condone such exposure is also not acceptable. Many companies like Nike, Levis Strauss had to abandon use of subcontractors who were perceived to be unethical. Many companies have instituted policies that enable them to have an annual monitoring by independent auditors for all subcontractors (Charles W....   [tags: multinationals, corruption, business] 996 words
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Ethical Values of Cultural Competence - Cultural Competence Cultural Competence is a substantiated body of knowledge based of cultural “values held by a particular cultural group and the ability to cohesively adapt to individualized skills that fit the cultural context, thus, increasing relationships between employees, managements, and stakeholders, including patience and research subjects. Cultural competency is critical to reducing disparities and improving access to high-quality services, respectful of and responsive to the needs of diverse working conditions and individualized characteristics....   [tags: ethics, industry, prejudice]
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Ethical Violations Lead to Jail - Human beings are born with the consciousness of knowing right from wrong. When making choices people use ethics, values, and morals to guide them throughout their daily lives. So what makes a person choose to commit an ethical wrong against another person. Or what makes a person do what is ethically right. One way to help people make the right decisions is to have an ethics committee in each state that provides laws with ethic guidelines to regulate behavior and consequences. Most government agencies have an ethics committee that they send all alleged violations, but the committee does not have the authority to send someone to jail....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Ethical dilemmas in Psychological Practice - This first portion of this paper will discuss what the author considers ethically, legally, and personally pertinent in addressing the issue of a client wanting to pursue a social relationship after therapy has terminated. It discusses how the author will proceed and things that would affect her decision about responsible professional practice. Given the scenario that the authors’ client has revealed that he or she is sexually attracted to me, the second portion of this paper will discuss how the author’s actions would differ if she were sexually attracted to her client in return....   [tags: Ethics] 1030 words
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Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing Profession - Nurses are faced with ethical dilemmas on a daily basis, each situation being unique and requiring the nurse to set aside their own values and beliefs in order to properly care for their patients. Situations requiring nurses to make an ethical decision are diverse and dynamic; the values set out by the College of Nurses of Ontario code of ethics remains the same. Therefore, all decision based on these vales regardless of the setting and circumstances ensure consistent solutions. The scenario involves a woman who was admitted to the NICU due to complications during her sixth month of pregnancy....   [tags: Nursing Health]
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Ethical Standards of Computing Professionals - Computing professionals are called to act in strict accordance with high ethical standards. Three predominant sources of ethical standards exist for computing professionals. The IEEE, ACM, and Software Engineering Code of Ethics each provide standards for ethical behavior to guide computing professionals both inside and outside of the workplace. These collections of moral imperatives will be used to ethically assess the following scenario. Diane Jones is a computing professional who owns and operates a consulting business....   [tags: Case Study, Moral Imperatives]
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Ethical Relativism and Cultural Relativism - In explaining Cultural Relativism, it is useful to compare and contrast it with Ethical Relativism. Cultural Relativism is a theory about morality focused on the concept that matters of custom and ethics are not universal in nature but rather are culture specific. Each culture evolves its own unique moral code, separate and apart from any other. Ethical Relativism is also a theory of morality with a view of ethics similarly engaged in understanding how morality comes to be culturally defined. However, the formulation is quite different in that from a wide range of human habits, individual opinions drive the culture toward distinguishing normal “good” habits from abnormal “bad” habits....   [tags: moral codes, opinions, habits] 714 words
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Ethical Standards in Correctional Facilities - What is Ethics. Ethics refers to a system of moral standards that guide the decision for human conduct of what is right and wrong based on everyday life situations, usually in terms rights, obligations, benefits, fairness, or virtue. Ethics is used as a formal guideline for conducting business in order to minimize pain to the greater number of people as a whole. The principles of ethics come from the knowledge and understanding of the word of God, the Bible. It tells us how we ought to think and behave toward one another considering first, how we want to be treated....   [tags: ethics, criminal justice] 1058 words
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Ethical Decision Making in Education - Teachers are faced with making ethical decisions everyday. In this scenario the teacher is solely responsible for making the ethical decision of whether to go against schools policy and continue sponsorship with McJacks which in turn discriminates against Molly. This essay will consider the possibilities for the teacher from four ethical frameworks and will discuss final recommendations based on this analysis. Consequentialists would argue that an act is right or wrong based on the goodness or badness inherent in the consequences of that act (Hugh, 2000)....   [tags: Ethics]
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Logical, Ethical, and Emotional Argumentation - Many people and organizations use writing and visual methods to persuade readers to their view. In such pieces, the author will use many different tricks and appeals in order to draw the reader to his or her train of thought. According to Andrea Lunsford in her instructional book The Everyday Writer, these appeals can be broken down into three main types – logical, emotional and ethical. A logical argument uses facts, statistics and surveys to back up what the author is saying and is commonly referred to as logos....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Ethical Norms of Medical Research - Branding, according to Parry, is to create a new thinking of the product to customers in the unique way so that the product can compete to others. And, in the pharmaceutical industry, branding is not only creating the new thinking of product, but also defining the best treatment for particular condition. If done so, the condition branding has numerous benefits because it creates consensus internally and externally. Internal consensus which is the activities focus on the problem and solution between brand managers and clinic so that the product can be maximized investment....   [tags: Pharmaceutical Industry, Branding] 1431 words
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Ethical Dilemmas During a Pandemic - Florence Nightingale once said, “apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion.” Nurses face ethical dilemmas daily while caring for patients and patients’ families, and while working in a multidisciplinary environment. Many ethical dilemmas faced by a nurse are often difficult to resolve, which often times, leads nurses to withhold care due to the conflicting values of self, of patients’ values, and employers values and expectations of its employees....   [tags: Nursing]
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Ethical Principles in The Help - Ethical Principles The Help chronicles a recent college graduate named Skeeter, who secretly writes a book exposing the treatment of black maids by white affluent women. The story takes place in 1960s Jackson, Mississippi, during the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. The death of Medgar Evers triggers racial tension and gives the maids of Jackson the courage to retell their personal stories of injustice endured over the years. The movie depicts the frustration of the maids with their female employers and what their lives were like cleaning, cooking, and raising their bosses’ children....   [tags: Film] 1646 words
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Managers as Ethical Role Models - When this class first began, I questioned my understanding of ethics. Was it simply breaking the law. Was it an action or inaction against a written policy. Did it only involve hurting others or could you perform an unethical act against yourself. These thoughts led me to the dictionary where I sought the definition of ethics. Dictionary.com defines ethics as “that branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions.” This definition directed me to consider my ethical behavior....   [tags: Teleology, Deontology, Intuitionism, Virtue Theory]
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Ethical Issues of Emergent Technologies - Maintaining an updated reasonable, informed point of view about the topic: Developing an Emergent Technology Integration (ETI) model where the perceptions of higher education participants impacted by the lack of such a model are explored, requires that one remain current in the field of emerging technologies, including the implementation strategies, innovative ideas and research findings that are pertinent to the topic. In addition, it is critical to stay apprised of the current theories, explanations and proposed relationships among constructs, as well as the absence of theories about meaningful topic phenomena; and relatedly, the subject contradictions, inconsistencies and ambiguities rega...   [tags: legal issues, privacy, intellectual property]
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The Relativity of Ethical Issues - Nowadays moral ethics are considered relative. Relative to culture, relative to the needs of a person, relative to circumstances and relative to what one assumes is right or wrong. Everyone has a different perspective on what is true; a person might believe that ‘x’ is true while another may not. The same concept applies to ethics, one person might say killing animals for food is correct and another might say it is incorrect as we can survive on natural food. So each person has a different estimation on making truth claims about ethics, the opinion depends on what is right or wrong and what is ethical and what is not....   [tags: Morality/Ethics] 1278 words
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Is the Death Penalty Ethical? - People are born into different beliefs and understanding of many worldly controversial topics. One of those topics is the death penalty. When a question is raised on such a topic, there are many ideas that are sparked. One controversial question that people ponder on is; is the death penalty an ethical way of reducing crime. It is interesting not only to see different opinions but to see data that supports and complements those opinions. Searching for information I came across three different arguments concerning the topic of the death penalty and its ability to reduce crime ethically....   [tags: ethics of capital punishment]
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Ethical Considerations in Global Expansion - Introduction The aim of this paper is to discuss the challenges of values-based decision-making ethics in the current marketplace. This discussion will include the research findings on the four markets for potential expansion and an assessment of the current social and political climate of each. A recommendation will offer three best fits based on a comparison of company values, and will include detailed rational for these choices. Content and Analysis Background According to Ferrell (2004), “Organizations create ethical or unethical corporate cultures based on leadership and the commitment to values that stress the importance of stakeholder relationships....   [tags: Global Commerce]
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Ethical Issues with Artificial Intelligence - As a society over the past two hundred years scientist have made numerous achievements that few could of dreamed of beforehand. However, some will raise the question of “Will science ever advance to far?” To many people are going to far with the dream of creating artificial intelligence, namely those that could be considered sentient in at least some regard. To understand this lets examine the history, advantages, disadvantages, and finally whether or not creating artificial intelligences would be ethical....   [tags: technology, supercomputers, robots]
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The Ethical Issues of Cloning - Cloning has been a controversial topic since the time it was introduced, prompting questions of ethics. Although it has been unintentionally in use for thousands of years, it was first brought about in the 1960’s. As increasing discoveries have been gained since, numerous uncertainties continue to be raised among scientists, politicians, and anyone interested in the issue. While the idea of cloning is intriguing and polarizing, there is a fine like that defines what is and isn’t ethical; it is moral to clone cells for research and plants for agricultural desires, but it is in no way acceptable to clone humans and animals for reproductive reasons....   [tags: genetic engineering]
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Ethical Companies with Unethical Practices - ... There was nonexistence of labor movements in countries like Indonesia. The government never allowed revolt and civil unrest since it was ruled by an authoritarian regime. Additionally, Nike took advantage of paying workers fractional wages as employees could not complain. For instance, it received more than 50% benefits through paying workers wages ranging between $1.00 and $1.80 per day yet the employees produced shoes that sold for above $100 per pair when sold in U.S. market (Moriarty, pp.235-239)....   [tags: Nike, exploiting employees abroad]
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Ethical Issues in Athletic Training - No matter your career, you will eventually run into a situation where an ethical or moral decision has to be made. I am planning on going into athletic training where many ethical dilemmas will surround the health or actions dealing with athletes. Here are three different scenarios I could face as an athletic trainer and how I would resolve each ethical issue. The state championships in basketball are coming up and the boys’ team has a chance at taking state. The star of the team is a senior, he is at the start of his career and is looking to sign with the university in the neighboring town....   [tags: health and safety of athletes] 914 words
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Ethical Egoism: The Nature Philosophy - ... We of course can further our interests by being kind to others, because they will be more likely to do the same out of love, unless of course it is not in their interest. However, being cruel and feared is better and a more sure way to maintain our power, influence, and position, because fear is a sturdier motivator than love. Machiavelli explains our choice between the two in The Prince, “Here a question arises: whether it is better to be loved than feared, or the reverse. The answer is, of course, that it would be best to be both loved and feared....   [tags: goals, wants, desires, personal] 2942 words
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Capital Punishment, Is It Ethical? - For certain violent crimes committed within our society, particularly murder, it is clear that they should carry a stiffer punishment or sentence than that of other typically lesser crimes such as robbery. What society cannot seem to agree upon is what that punishment should be. Of all the options available, the one form of legal punishment that continues to be a matter of controversy is that of capital punishment or as it is commonly referred to, the death penalty. No other form of legal punishment in the United States raises more moral or ethical questions than the subject of capital punishment....   [tags: death penalty] 700 words
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Ethical Dilemma for Location Approvals - Ethical Issues: Raul has difficulties obtaining the location approvals within the required time frame due to unforeseen circumstances. Raul’s boss, Ian, is responsible for making sure Raul gets the contracts approved in time, no matter what the cost is. Ian is displeased with how long the zoning approvals are taking to acquire. Pedro needs a 6000-peso bribe to complete the job and get the zoning permits on time. Raul is reluctant to pay the bribe, and worried people at headquarters might find out; but Ian insists that it is not that big of a deal....   [tags: bribe, permits, illegal] 535 words
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Ethical Implications of Egg Donation - Many studies have been done pertaining to egg donation and its medical aspect, but very few studies shows the ethical implications of egg donations. Health Laws such as Fertility Clinic Success Rate and Certification Act,1992 regulates the advertisement of success rate of fertility clinic. Only few states have federal laws for informed consent from egg donors (1-3). Informed consent means that donor understands all the minor details surrounding the egg donation procedure, its side-effects- medical, legal, ethical and emotional and gives permission to undergo the procedure without hesitation or coercion....   [tags: risky, autonomy, ovarian hyperstimulation] 544 words
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Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace - In Module 1, Kindred Todd faced quite a few ethical dilemmas that included her values and technical ineptness. The first predicament was tested her personal morals and ethics. According to, Cumming and Worley, OD practitioners are dealing more and more with value conflicts with powerful outside groups (Cummings & Worley, 2008). Kindred was immediately faced with the issue of knowing what was ethically correct but being told the unethical approach was the best in order to benefit the client and her job security....   [tags: Clients, Boss]
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Designer Babies: What is Ethical? - Designer Babies: What is Ethical. Imagine a parent walking into what looks like a conference room. A sheet of paper waits on a table with numerous questions many people wish they had control over. Options such as hair color, skin color, personality traits and other physical appearances are mapped out across the page. When the questions are filled out, a baby appears as he or she was described moments before. The baby is the picture of health, and looks perfect in every way. This scenario seems only to exist in a dream, however, the option to design a child has already become a reality in the near future....   [tags: Genetic Engineering, argumentative, persuasive, Go] 992 words
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Ethical Issues of Human Cloning - The word "cloning" is commonly used in everyday communication to mean many different technological procedures. Cloning is more specifically defined as somatic cell nuclear transfer. Simply explained by Glenn McGee in his article Primer on Ethics and Human Cloning as "the starvation and subsequent implantation of DNA from one organism (e.g., cells specialized to make that organism's hair or milk) into an egg whose DNA nucleus has been removed. The resulting egg and nucleus are shocked or chemically treated so that the egg begins to behave as though fertilization has occurred, resulting in the beginning of embryonic development of a second organism containing the entire genetic code of the fir...   [tags: Ethics, Human Cloning] 2724 words
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PLANNING AS A PROFESSION/ETHICAL ISSUES - Planners as discussed in both the cases in a negative light in acting ethically in decisions that are directly related to one of most important aspects of American life: segregation. In both the cases, although there was obvious limitations to the way planners act, they are indeed at fault to varying degree. Baltimore offers a very general issue that many planners face today when it comes to community participation and taking decisions and the quality to the outcomes of these meetings. Although the planners could have gone the distance in understanding the community identity and diversity often times it becomes harder for planners in their roles to wear the hats of sociologists and go about...   [tags: Racial Intergration, Segregation] 989 words
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Euthenasia Moral and Ethical Implications - Voluntary euthanasia is the deliberate killing of a patient suffering from an incurable or irreversible disease, at the request of that patient . The practice takes two forms: ‘assisted suicide’, by which a doctor helps a patient to end his or her life; and ‘active euthanasia’, in which a physician terminates the life of a patient. By far, the most common method of euthanasia is ‘lethal injection’, in which an individual is administered a fatal cocktail of drugs. Due to its moral and ethical implications, euthanasia is hotly debated all over the world....   [tags: assisted suicide,lethal injection,palliative care]
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Ethical Issues of Standarized Testing - In the contemporary American education system, high risk standardized testing has resulted in a monumental shift in the classroom to a focus on extensive test preparation, as well as a large influx of instructors cheating and alternating their students tests; both can be seen as a direct consequence of the heightened incentives and punishments placed upon teachers. Many teachers have taken acceptable measures in improving their students’ scores, such as simply “teaching to the test”, and taking class time to teach test taking techniques and procedures often resulting in a significant loss in time for other important standards and benchmarks that are not tested on....   [tags: school tests, student's scores, education system]
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Ethical Issues in Medical Technology - Advancements in medical technology are made every day. Diseases are being cured, and better treatments are becoming available for the diseases that are not. As a result, people are living longer, and some medical problems that once killed, now do not. Almost anyone would agree that living longer would be great, but for patients’ suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, or any other debilitating disease, a longer life is just more time to suffer. Prolonged life has become a topic of ethical debate, and there are many things to be considered when discussing it....   [tags: diseases, treatment, life-extending technology]
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Ethical Issues with Artificial Intelligence - During the past two hundred years, scientist have made numerous achievements not thought of in previous centuries. There is a questions that some people have begun to ask “Will science ever advance to far?” Some believe this is the case with artificial intelligence or AI, which is the theory or goal of a series of accomplishments that would allow a computer to house a sentient life form. The idea of AI has formally been around since around 1956. There has been very slow but steady progress towards a working AI....   [tags: robotics, computer programming]
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Ethical Decision in the NICU - I once did not realize the ethics of medical care of an infant, let alone one that is ill in the NICU. Baby Dylan was at 23 weeks gestation when mother Jennifer and father Kevin gave birth to him. He seemed like a little human eager to live but even the latest advances in medicine were unable to keep him alive. I believe that the parents ended up making the correct decision for baby Dylan. If he ended up being a “keeper” he still could have had severe neurological and respiratory problems for the rest of his life....   [tags: infant, medical, premature]
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The Ethical Debate over Gasoline - ... This change in the quality of gasoline blends has proven to be more cost effective to producers, but in the long run it will end up being more costly to consumers. Tom Taylor states that, “AAA automotive engineering experts have reviewed the available research and believe that’s sustained use of E15 in both new and older vehicles could result in significant problems such as accelerated engine wear and failure”(1). It is irresponsible for the government to approve these changes knowing the negative effects this gasoline will have on consumers....   [tags: government, consumer, industry] 628 words
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Legal Does Not Mean Ethical - Ethics Ethics is a very interesting aspect of life which some people confuse it with legality. What is legal does not in any way translate to be ethical. Every profession is held together by a code of ethics that defines its workouts. This includes engineering profession. For engineers, ethics are not negotiable and they should be followed to the latter. This is primarily because engineers hold a social responsibility that calls for professionalism on anything they do irrespective they are on study or on actual practice....   [tags: engineers, competence, cheating] 532 words
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The Ethical Treatment of Prisoners -   A Utilitarian View of Prison Labor & Behavioral Impact of Prisoners INTRODUCTION The ethical theory of utilitarianism and the perspective on relativism, of prison labor along with the relativism on criminal behavior of individuals incarcerated are two issues that need to be addressed. Does the utilitarianism of prisoner’s right laws actually protect them. Or are the unethical actions of the international and states right laws exploiting the prison labor. Unethical procedures that impact incarcerated individuals and correctional staff, the relativism of respect as people and not just prisoner’s; the safety of all inmates and correctional staff, are all issues worth continuous reflection....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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The Issue of Ethical Torture - Given the choice, would you sacrifice one life to save two lives, ten, or would it have to be one hundred. What would you give to save your nation. These are questions that our government deals with every day. Many American citizens believe that government should be able to use every means possible to protect its citizens, yet their brothers disagree. “Every means possible” they believe to be too strong, too all-inclusive. These people recognize an ethical problem with this statement. The destruction and violation of human rights is exactly what we should stand against....   [tags: The Ethics of Torture]
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Animal Experimentation Is Not Ethical! - An ongoing conflict among the human species is that of animal cruelty, whether it be by scientific experiments, tests, or research. I frequently wonder, do the individuals performing these atrocious tasks ask themselves if what he/she is doing is ethically correct. I believe that it is not right to treat animals in such an inhumane manner, but to treat them as our own kind, for they are clever, spirited beings. These helpless animals cannot defend themselves against abuse. In my opinion, it is morally appropriate to grant the same rights to animals as we human beings acquire and to end, or even just to minimize, animal cruelty in laboratories....   [tags: ethics, animal rights, rhetorical] 731 words
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Ethical Considerations of College Recruiting - The United States has an obsession with sports. From little leagues to major leagues, winning is above all and being competitive is important for both coaches and administrators overall success. That is why college recruiting has so many ethical issues today. When universities are able to offer money and other incentives to student-athletes in order to persuade them to enroll with their institution it gives them an advantage some others are not able to offer. Gifting money, cars, clothing, houses, and sometimes even sex take place in order to sway an athlete to one’s school....   [tags: sports, leages, coaches, administrators]
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Cloning is Ethical and Necessary - Cloning is a subject which many people do not agree upon. Scientists think cloning should be allowed because it can lead to great things. On the other hand, those who are more religious argue that cloning should not be allowed because it violates the Bible and God’s plan. Though cloning may be seen as a violation of human and religious rights, cloning should be allowed because it can be very beneficial to humans, whether it would be through bringing a loved one back or helping lead to a medical breakthrough....   [tags: pro cloning essays]
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The Ethical Problems of Gambling - ... The first issue with gambling is constructed through the ethical theory of utilitarianism. Utilitarianism is the theory “that there is an obvious solution that is fair, and it may be one that appeals to common sense as well” (Mosser, 2013). This theory applies the rule of what is best for a large group of people instead of one person. This theory explains how the increase of crime due to gambling is counterproductive and cancerous to society. With the lure of money, many individuals are attracted to casinos and other venues promoting gambling as the main attraction....   [tags: mental harm, financial harm, addictions, harm]
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Are Subliminal Messages Humanely Ethical? - For many years the subject of subliminal messages has been a matter of excessive controversy. For who would want their son or daughter to be manipulated into buying an offensive “toy” or be unconsciously conditioned into becoming sexually active. Subliminal messages have always been used by advertisers, for various reasons, to increase their sales and profit, or to imprint an idea into the minds of people, or to manipulate elections, or even push people into hating different races. Subliminal messages, in its essence, are meant to subconsciously plant an idea into your head, using either flashing images or constantly feeding images through innocent means like in your everyday magazine or ne...   [tags: Manipulation, Excessive Controversy, Advertisement]
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Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing - Genetically, individuals are 99.9% similar to each other and the other .1% is what makes us unique and different from one another. Humans carry proteins needed for survival and are used for metabolization, fighting infections, and behavior factors. Our cells have 46 strands of DNA which encompasses millions of particles known as a nucleotides ( A,C,T, G). A gene is an important sequence of nucleotides that encodes proteins. The order of these four nucleotides are essential for our life survival....   [tags: dna, rna, huntingtons disease]
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