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Ethics - Ethics Imagine a 15 year old student in philosophy class. After discussing why should you or shouldn't you judge other societies, and getting in depth with ethics, the teacher decides to tell a story to the class. She says"..there is a tribe in the Amazon(Brazil) were they show love and respect by cutting body parts.It would be a good sign if your father cuts a finger of a son...." she then asked the class ".... if you end up in the Amazon, would you stop a father cutting a sons finger because in your society is wrong....   [tags: Work Ethics Morals] 1607 words
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Ethics - Ethics Ethics is a topic in which many people or groups of people tend to disregard. There can be many reasons supporting the decisions that business firms or individuals make. In many cases, money or monetary gain can influence people to do unethical things either in the workplace or in everyday life. Ethics can be defined as beliefs that distinguish right from wrong. These beliefs are normally passed down from family so you make the right decisions in the future. Morals are also on the same line as ethics when talking about doing the right thing....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals] 719 words
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Ethics Officer - ... A code of ethics also helps to empower employees to report unethical behavior witnessed by coworkers or executives within the corporation. Ethics Administrative Agency Another proposal is that the government needs to form an organization that will strictly investigate any serious claims of unethical behavior. Many people may argue that the government already over regulates business, so an additional regulatory board is not necessary. However, if the federal government had an agency in place in 2000, many of the corporate collapse would not have happened, and America’s economy may not be in as bad of as a situation it is faced with today....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Business Ethics - ... Afterward, the U.S Food and Drug Administration warned consumers to avoid buying infant formula imported from China. This would taint China; also it alarmed all Chinese milk companies. In the early 2010, Shang Hai University published a survey with 300 pregnant women and mothers from different places in China. 85% thought they would rather order milk products from overseas; 38% are not positive with the nationwide milk industry. Since this happened, San lu paid a high price. The considerations of the public: What products could we trust....   [tags: Ethics]
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Nursing Ethics - ... According to Lachman, since the original ANA Code from 1950, the significance of service to others has been consistent. Two changes in the code have occurred since the original. First, not only the patient is being treated, but the family and community where they live are also considered. Secondly, it is prompting nurses to be recognized. The current code informs nurses, patients and the public on the use of the core values of nursing. Lachman (2009) states that patients have a moral and legal right to decide what will be done to them and nurses are expected to practice kindness and respect regardless of the receiver of their care....   [tags: Ethics] 1985 words
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Ethics Development - Ethics Development Ethics guide the decision-making and actions of an individual. More extensively, collective employee ethics shape the direction of a company. This document will explore sources of ethical influence, both for individuals, and organizations. It will further explain the need for ethics at an organizational level, how those fit in with directions and goals of an organization, and finally conclude with the effect both individual and organizational ethics have on society. Personal Ethics People find themselves facing questions with negative and positive consequence each day....   [tags: Ethics] 1419 words
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Codes of Ethics - ... An illustrative case is the now defunct Enron Corporation. In the movie, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the room, (Gibney A, 2005) We observed how Enron traders shamelessly laughed and chortled as they greedily milked California’s energy utilities and ultimately the citizens of millions and millions of dollars obtained through a trumped up “energy shortage” after energy markets were deregulated in California. In another example, Kenneth Lay and Jeffery Skilling, along with several other senior management individuals, regularly lied to Enron stockholders and employees about the company’s financial situation....   [tags: Ethics]
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Code of Ethics - Ethics and values apply to our personal and professional lives. If you are able to understand and implement values and ethics in everyday practices, you will encourage one’s success in personal and professional careers. Ethics is a concept of one’s actions, which derives from principals of an individual doing what is right not wrong. Velasquez, Andre, Shanks, and Meyer (1987), define ethics as a “well based standard of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues”....   [tags: Ethics] 1060 words
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Business Ethics - ... Where are the ethics with this product of mouthpiece prolocutors. Sanlu hired brunch of famous actress and actors did various advertisement. Such as newspapers, TVs, Buses, Public Medias and radios. As we know the sense with marketing sales, famous people can be part of sales element, to promote the sales with products. However, those mouthpiece prolocutors never use Sanlu product and still posted Ads like “Sanlu, the best quality product I trust with my life.” Something bullshit to confuse and cheat on consumers....   [tags: Ethics] 2181 words
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Business Ethics - ... It states that we must treat others in the same way that you would like to be treated. People practice the golden rule in many areas of life including many religions. In certain religions, many believe that the golden rule “embodies all of God’s law for mankind, and if we follow the golden rule, we have done everything God requires of us.” (McGinnis, 2010) Practicing the golden rule may also lead to accomplishing harmony among all people. Believe it or not, the phrase “treat others as you would like to be treated” is really the foundation of democracy....   [tags: Ethics]
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Counseling Ethics - ... 3. Applied Ethics- about how moral outcomes can be achieved in specific situations; 4. Moral Psychology- about how moral capacity or moral agency develops and what its nature is; and 5. Descriptive Ethics -about what moral values people actually abide by. 6. Biblical/Christian Ethics:- about the moral laws, ordinances, rules and regulation from the proclamation of God, the prophets, Jesus, The apostles in both the Old and new Testaments which points to Justice, Love, Care, Fair Practices and moderation in the nation, the community, to self, to neighbors, to children, to the poor, the vulnerable et cetera....   [tags: Ethics]
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Counseling Ethics - ... To them pleasure is the best good. Epicureanism: this is a variation of hedonism. Its philosophy rejected the extremities of the Cyrenaics. They see that there are some pleasures that are damaging to humans. Epicureans noted that wanton pursuit of pleasures sometimes resulted in hurtful experiences. They therefore rejected some pleasure experiences and endured the present self deprivation to secure ensure a more comfortable life in the future. The greatest good, to Epicurus was prudence, exercised through moderation and caution....   [tags: Ethics]
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Virtue Ethics - ... According to one of those rules, an action is morally correct if a person with a virtuous character would perform the same action in the same circumstances (Oakly & Cocking, 2004), and that rule could explain Sally's case as morally correct action. However, several people could argue that virtue ethics should be practiced without harming others. While Sally is assisting a man in need, she is also working against the company policy. It has been argued that business environments can provide a suitable environment to practice virtues, but the opposition states that it is closer to deontological requirements for following rules that are not necessarily based on personal characters and virtues (Moore, 2002)....   [tags: Ethics ] 963 words
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Hwang's Ethics - ... The misappropriation of funds meant for research is a major violation of these ethical guidelines especially when the funds in question are being used to gain political favours. In as much as a researcher’s individual ethical judgements and decisions should be informed by shared values and experience, rather than being imposed by the profession, care should be exercised to avoid being on the wrong side of the law. Ethical guidelines state that researchers must strive to protect subjects from undue harm arising from their participation in the research....   [tags: Ethics]
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Ethics of Frankenstein - ... The science of electricity and its uses played a role in giving life to the monster. During the time period in which Frankenstein was written the use of electricity is an ongoing phenomenon in the medical field. In Frankenstein electricity is the implement that allows Victor to give life which creates his creature. According to the author of “Frankenstein: The Man and the Monster”, Suzanne Storment, “Early medical experiments demonstrated this phenomenon as a dead frog leg jolted with the injection of electricity, serving as a bridge between electricity and biology and chemistry.” (Storment 1)....   [tags: Ethics]
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Business Ethics - ... Military leaders are presented with some cases which they have to develop solutions using ethical decision-making processes and deliberate them among the rest of the classroom. The method of emphasizing ethics enables the leaders to be more inquisitive about their ethical issues not only in the leadership workshop but also back at work. As we continue working to become “all you can be”, we can start to let go of our petty self-interests. As we give back, we can potentially reconstruct our communities....   [tags: Ethics ] 1317 words
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Code of Ethics - A code of ethics is a set of written principles regarding conduct and behavior created by the organization to serve as a guide. The purpose of ethical codes is to give its employees, management, and any interested party a reference point that adheres to company policy, standards, and ethical beliefs. The code is made visible to the public to ensure professional integrity, quality, and to prevent misguided conduct. Regardless of the organization or governing body a code serves as a go-to guide because ethical issues can stem from anywhere at any given time....   [tags: Ethics] 1715 words
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Counseling Ethics - ... PRINCIPLE S: CONFIDENTIALITY Counselors shall maintain confidentiality even if other professionals have the same knowledge. Counselors may release confidential information to qualified professionals with the consent of the counselee or parent. Confidential information may be revealed to another counselor in seeking assistance, if the counselee’s anonymity is maintained. Works Cited Abelson, Raziel and Marie Louise, Frignegnon, Ethics For Modern Life, New York: St. Martin Press. 1991 American School Counseling Association....   [tags: Ethics]
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Ethics in Business - ... At the Senate hearing, Mr. Killinger told that WA-MU had being treated unjustly and should be given a chance to recover from the crisis. However, Mr. Kiplinger’s point appeared at probability with the situation outlined by Senator Carl M. Levin, who conducted the seven-hour hearing. “Citing 500 pages of exhibits, Mr. Levin said that WaMu had packaged and sold loans that had been selected precisely because they were likely to go delinquent, or had been identified as fraudulent, without informing investors” (The New York Times, 2010)....   [tags: Ethics]
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Code of Ethics - ... They stay devoted to their ability to helping people and they value healthy people in a healthy world by trying to prevent disease and injuries. The role and importance of the CDC is to help people and the communities by protecting their health. They back their goals up by doing research to see what is needed for prevention and protection. In addition to the CDC's goals and ethical principles and values, the organization also has a relationship between their culture and ethical decision-making....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Biblical Ethics - ... However, since humankind has fallen into sin, the conscience has limited use, and the Christian’s goal should be to train his or her conscience according to the Scriptures, rather than relying on it alone for determining truth. Deontology While this paper has defended divine command theory against its classic foil, there are still some practical considerations that need to be addressed. The first question is, “Why should we obey the Christian God rather than some other god?” This question will not be addressed at length, but the short answer is that no other worldview can make sense of language, the laws of logic, the way the mind interacts with the world, and the problem of induction, among other classic philosophical problems....   [tags: Ethics]
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Ethics in Counseling - ... I know that the rules are different, depending on the state and circumstances; however, it could potentially be an ethical dilemma for me. Conversely, I would also would want my 14-year old to take advantage of every available resource available; like finding a competent professional with whom she feels comfortable enough to share her issues with. The rational and ethically side of me believes that, if her best interest were being served, I could accept the reality that the counselor, within the boundaries of current laws, decided to place my daughter’s welfare over my desire to be informed and simply did what was in the best interest of her....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Educational Ethics - ... This perspective is broken into the following: Natural Rights - the notion that every human being is entitled to basic rights and equality “by virtue of their nature” (Hinman, 2003, p. 209). Applying the scenario no natural rights have been dishonoured. As all members of the community have the right to choose this is where Natural Rights may come into play after the twist regarding the promotional agreement. Social Contract - the rules and beliefs developed and demonstrated by society and wider community (Baggini & Fosl, 2007, p.60),....   [tags: Ethics]
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Organization Ethics - ... When the organization use unethically practices the damages to the organization reputation is hard to repair, the company usually have to restructure and repair the internal and external forces of the company. A great example would be the starting of Wal-Mart, it started out with a strong reputation as a respectable organization the stores produce tremendous growth and popular very quickly. Wal-Mart problems and publicity came when the employees complaining of unfair, unethical, and illegal treatment of the employers and breaking child labor laws by working minors in their contracts with other counties....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Defending Ethics - ... Nurses and other healthcare providers will be able to discuss best treatment and the challenges they face while caring for patients. This will also provide an opportunity for the nurses to influence care provisions and maximize chances for dignified care (Calnan et al, 2007). The Solution The three things preventing dignified care can be simplified into the place, the people and the process and several studies reveal that the potential of government and organizational policies and procedures concerning goals and staffing ratios to diminish dignified care....   [tags: Ethics ]
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The Ethics of “Outing” - ... But one must not hide behind this veil. Here must be room for ethical discussions. The liberty that journalist possess is also taken into account. Reporters have a duty to report the news. But they also must consider others. And even though Forbes is now deceased, he is still a victim. Any article published about him after his death goes toward his legacy. If Forbes had wanted the public to know he was homosexual, he would have told them. And since he never did, I don’t believe the reporter had the right to disclose that information....   [tags: Ethics] 916 words
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Ethics in Technology - ... The ability of computers to gather and store unlimited amount of information from the internet raises privacy issues concerning an individual’s informational privacy. A person’s right to informational privacy is the ability to control the flow of their personal information, including the transfer and exchange of that information. An invasion of informational privacy denies people the right to control who accesses their personal information. Many internet users are unaware that they are more likely to compromise their privacy when using the internet services such as search engines and social networking sites....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Ethics in the Worplace - ... Ethics information is posted on the company’s intranet. The information is also posted on bulletin boards throughout the organization. Department leaders are expected to meet with their staff periodically and to discuss the code of ethics. Because the organization is a government entity, employees are held to a high ethical standard. Employees are constantly reminded that it is our job to serve the public. This responsibility of being public servants means that we are constantly being scrutinized by the individuals that we serve....   [tags: Business Ethics]
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Engineering Ethics - ... Although in every test run above 25mph the fuel tank ruptured the engineers decided that the cost of the fix was far greater than what they would have to pay out in compensation for accidents. In this case the engineers decided not to follow the guidelines set out in nearly all of the major codes of ethics, which is that public safety is paramount. Instead of thinking morally about public safety the engineers decided that the consequences of their decisions would be better for Ford. This is an example where engineers thinking autonomously ‘threaten to produce chaos within organizations’....   [tags: Ethics Engineering]
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Ethics In The Workplace - Ethics in The Workplace We as a society are faced with ethical dilemmas virtually every day. How we handle these situations shapes our culture. But what are ethics. According to the Miniature Guide to Ethical Reasoning, ethical reasoning entails doing what is right even in the face of powerful selfish desires. To live an ethical life is to develop control of our own egocentric tendencies. It is not enough to be able to do the right thing when we ourselves have nothing to lose. We must be willing to fulfill our ethical obligations at the expense of our self-centered desires and vested interests....   [tags: Business Ethics]
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Business Ethics - Business Ethics 2008 Outline : A) General overview. B) Utilitarian theory. C) Kant theory. C) Rawls theory. D) Conclusion. Foreword: This research paper discusses theories in business ethics. It also considers three cases that illustrate ethics principles violation. Thesis: Nowadays in the era of economic relations and international trade business ethics plays a very important role. Nowadays in the era of economic relations and international trade business ethics plays a very important role....   [tags: Business Ethics]
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Ethics At Work - Ethics at Work Today's society is governed through the implications of rules, legal restrictions that tell you if something is considered, in the eyes of society, to be right or wrong. All of these rules were created to uphold and maintain a ridged idea of ethical and moral values. For example the "10 commandments" which are thousands of years old, were created to teach ethical values, the difference between right and wrong. But who determines what is considered ethical. And what affects ones decision to act ethical or unethical....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1619 words
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Ethics in Nursing - ... One’s act is based on their intention to hurt another human being; it is the act of taking something which can never be put back in its place. It is wrong to take what does not belong to you. Too murder is the ultimate theft, because you are stealing something that is priceless and can never be returned. Murder is an instance of a much more general principle. An instance of this principle is that someone may think smoking marijuana is not wrong but to most it is wrong. In many states smoking marijuana is illegal because it is a drug that allows you to lose your state of mind....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
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Ethics in Business - ... In order to accomplish this, each student has the responsibility to conduct themselves in an appropriate and ethical manner. Any type of misconduct threatens the University as a whole. There are many hurdles to face when going to college, such as, class posts, teamwork, homework and research. A learner may feel pressured to get everything done on time, but if a schedule is made and adhered to, there should not be any problems. By being ethical, you create a form of trust. These are the types of people we would like to see running our businesses and our country....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
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Corporate Ethics - ... Shareholders should follow an investing guideline provided by the ethical administrative agency. This proposed agency should provide ethical training to all parties of a corporation, including shareholder. An educated shareholder will make responsible choices. Investing in ethical and socially responsible companies is the best option for all citizens. Companies such as Enron and WorldCom helped to drastically harm the United States economy. Had shareholders been educated and not misled by these corporations, many shareholders may have opted to invest in more ethical companies....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
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Software Ethics - ... Therefore, an ethical dilemma occurs when the toy manufacturing company is persistent in constructing an ineffectual security system in order to provide short-term financial reprieve. The software development company and the individuals involved on this project risk a negative impact upon their reputation if the system requested from the client is fundamentally flawed, thus creating a public image relaying their inability to produce quality software that is of the highest security standards....   [tags: Business Ethics] 839 words
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Ethics and Plagiarism - ... Could you call the “No Child Left Behind Act of 2001” a new idea. Absolutely, even though the concept of leaving no child behind was discussed during the sixties, this new act reformed the idea, coined the phrase, and let it loose in society to take form. Regarding the work mentioned about Emerson, do we not know his breadth of understanding. Is it not documented in his literary works. How can you make the assumption that his work was not one hundred percent original since his philosophical views are of his own understanding....   [tags: Morality/Ethics]
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Ethics And Enron - ENRON Introduction Enron was the country’s largest trader and marketer for electric and natural gas energy. Its core business was buying energy at a negotiated price and later, selling the energy when prices increased. As an energy broker, Enron provided a service by allowing producers to negotiate a certain price while Enron took the risk that prices would fall below what it bought energy. Buyers of energy also benefited because Enron could ensure the supply of energy. In 2000 Enron was listed number five on the Fortune 500....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1917 words
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Social Ethics - ... We may think that this time of the industrial revolution and the lack of corporate social responsibility has been overcome, but the reality we live is another, many companies want to take advantage of the lack of restrictions and laws that have some particular countries poor countries or in developing, and take advantage of these circumstances to exploit their natural resources, fouling the environment and save money by hiring labor at very low prices all with the aim of increasing their profits at all costs....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1006 words
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Drugs and Ethics - ... At the same time, companies have to weigh whether or not impeding on the rights of others is worth saving millions of lives. Pharmaceutical companies should never test on unwilling individuals, but there is a gray area between what is ethical and what is unethical when it comes to sacrificing to save millions. Utilitarianism focuses more on the consequences of an action. Using this method, if an action "produces the greatest amount of good for the greatest number," the action is ethical. Pharmaceutical companies should perform a cost-benefit analysis to assess the effects of a certain drug and/or decision....   [tags: Business Ethics]
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Ethics of Marketing - This essay will try to give my opinion on whether marketing is evil or good. The essay will also try to address some of the good consequences and the bad ones of marketing. I have also tried to further explain the effects these consequences have on the society. I have also tried to tackle issues such as ethics of marketing and social well being and values. Who wouldn't agree that marketing to some extent is good or bad. Before condemning marketing as an evil or praising it as good I am going to try and explain what marketing really is....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1619 words
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Code of Ethics - ... Treat everyone with Respect. We should treat everyone the way we would like to be treated. Trying to make someone feel uncomfortable with you words or actions will not be tolerated. Respect also comes into play when traveling to foreign countries; we need to be mindful of the region we are working in. I think the best way to approach the issue of respect and harassment is to think of it this way; if you wouldn’t say it front of your grandmother you shouldn’t say it in front of a customer or a co-worker....   [tags: Ethics, Business]
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Ethics and Hydroponics - Ethics and Hydroponics Introduction Traditional farming Agriculture has been essential for sustaining life and we are constantly improving technology to increase food production. There have been agricultural technology with concerning issues but the invention of new technology is not necessarily a threat to the environment. Modern agriculture has made a significant impact on environmental enhancement. The demand for food has been increasing throughout the world in direct correlation to the population increasing....   [tags: Ethics and Hydroponics] 3068 words
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Personal Ethics - Personal Ethics In today's world, individuals can make a single decision that can have a profoundly positive or negative effect on their family, their employer, coworkers, a nation, and even on the entire world. The life we lead reflects the strength of a single trait: our personal character. Personal ethics are different for each person but for the most part, people want to be known as a good person, someone who can be trusted, and he or she are concerned about his or her relationships and personal reputations....   [tags: Ethics Morals Psychology Essays]
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Information Ethics - Information Ethics The paper addresses theoretical and practical aspects of information ethics from an intercultural perspective. The recent concept of information ethics is related particularly to problems which arose in the last century with the development of computer technology and the internet. A broader concept of information ethics as dealing with the digital reconstruction of all possible phenomena leads to questions relating to digital ontology. Following Heidegger's conception of the relation between ontology and metaphysics, the author argues that ontology has to do with Being itself and not just with the Being of beings which is the matter of metaphysics....   [tags: Technology Information Ethics ] 1041 words
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Consequentialism, Non- Consequentialism, Virtue Ethics and Care Ethics - ... Finally, the best outcome for the teacher is to encourage a productive learning environment. The main possibility when looking at the scenario from a Utilitarianism perspective is to provide students with the opportunities to grow. By accepting the further promotion as a school students have access to new instruments and resources. If the school accepted the funding there is no need to entwine Molly into the situation. She has already received her sponsorship. This can be seen as a whole school initiative therefore not causing any to repercussions to her self esteem....   [tags: Ethics]
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Computer Ethics - Computer Ethics A Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics (see Appendix A) was first presented by Dr. Ramon C. Barquin's in his paper for the Computer Ethics Institute of the Brookings Institution entitled, "In Pursuit of a 'Ten Commandments' for Computer Ethics" in May of 1992. Computer ethics is about principles related to behavior and decisions made by computer professionals and users, including software engineers, operators, managers, policy makers, as well as educators and students. This means all these people involved should be supported with some "policies for ethical conduct" i.e....   [tags: Ethics Morals Morality]
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Code of Ethics - ... These previous studies show that by just adopting a new proposed Code of Ethics, New Zealand can’t ensure that all accountants will meet ethical responsibilities. An important theory that can be apply regarding moral judgment is, agency theory, the general definition of this theory is that agents (managers, accountants, auditors) need to perform business in a good behavior matter, and they are closely watch by external or internal auditors (auditing book). In such theory it is important for the principle to keep a close eye on the agent (the person hired), for then it is essential that the agent follows ethical standards, in this case applying to the main statement, it is important that all accountants are aware of the NZICA’s Code of Ethics and what responsibilities they have to follow under such code....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Good Ethics] 1463 words
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Business Ethics - In today’s global society, a Code of Ethics policy is used to label established, acceptable behaviors among that industry’s business associates, potential investors, and the corporation’s executive officers and employees, and most important, the consumer (Ethics Resource Center, 2003). In an attempt to promote an increased efficiency and productivity potential level, among employees and prospective clients, a corporation’s standard Code of Ethics should guide its members toward a more in-depth examination of their personal moral activity, and how these actions affect the people or acquaintances they encounter....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals]
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Ethics In The Classroom - The Importance of Ethics in Education Introduction In our present age of technology where all information seems readily available and easily obtained through the internet and through emails, ethics in education is becoming even more important than it ever was. In the past people needed to really work hard if they wished to plagiarize individuals or to somehow obtain information for tests and other educational material. Today there is so much information and it is so easily obtained that all one needs to generally do is cut and paste information and never give credit where credit is due....   [tags: Education Ethics Argument] 1846 words
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Computer Ethics - As of September 2003, there were approximately 70 million Americans or about 62 percent of the American population had at least one home computer. Another statistic is that about 55% of people also have internet on there home computers. In everyday life it is important for a person to have good ethics; this is also true about computer usage. Due to the fact that more then half of the American population owns computers, computer ethics are a growing concern in a rapidly changing society. Computer ethics can be broken down in to many topics including piracy, hacking, viruses, spam, phishing, and responsibility of use of software, cyber porn, and invasion of privacy and the use of the computer in the work place....   [tags: Ethics Morals Morality] 885 words
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Oranizational Ethics - Organizational Ethics Issue Resolution Organizational Ethic Issue Resolution An organization that lacks a true culture of ethical compliance can create problems with integrity issues with stakeholders and customers. When a major company such as Enron, was structured their approach to ethics on the surface appeared to oppose progressive innovation. The policies and ethics programs were set up to protect the company and its shareholders. According to author Berenbeim, The Enron company had a detailed code of ethics it was not enough the organization needed to incorporate ethics and integrity throughout their corporate culture....   [tags: Business Strategy Ethics] 1378 words
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Ethics In The Workplace - Ethics in the Workplace What is ethically right. Ethics is defined as the study of the general nature of morals and the specific moral choices to be made by a person. We make ethical choices every day by how we interact with others. We make these choices through being honest or lying, being greedy or giving to others, and by being friendly to someone or ignore them. Ethics is not only how we interact with others but is also in the daily choices we make. Do you think of ethics as being how one acts socially, their religious beliefs, and legally....   [tags: Ethics Morals Actions Work] 1961 words
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Marketing Ethics - Marketing Ethics The question of whether or not marketing is completely unethical is the question most critics of marketing seem to be focusing their attention on. Ethics provide the basis for deciding whether a particular action is morally good or morally bad (Britt 553). But, each individual develops different opinions, moral standards, and values. So, marketers will deal with similar issues differently because there is no "correct" way to handle any given issue. Marketers face various types of ethical issues in their everyday marketing activities....   [tags: Business Morals Ethics Essays] 660 words
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Computer and Web Ethics - ... Computers no longer play a minor part in society it is embedded in, and affects, all aspects of life, from education to healthcare to war. Dealing with the implications of this is a major challenge, and one that can impact upon us, both personally and professionally. As a consequence, it is vital that all in the computing industry make wise decisions regarding their conduct. Students must also develop an understanding of computer and web ethics and context in which Computer Engineering is done....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Ethics of Outsourcing - Ethics of Outsourcing What is ethics and how is it related to today's world of business. Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary defines ethics as "the discipline dealing with what is good and bad with moral duty and obligation." In today's globalized society, it seems as though monetary profits are valued higher than making ethical decisions. Outsourcing has become an unavoidable result of globalization. From General Motors to IBM, we can experience the effect of outsourcing in many different sectors of our lives....   [tags: Business Ethics, Globalization] 1494 words
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Ethics In Business - Ethics are very important to all business people. Yet, many neglect ethics as an important concept that has a major impact upon a person's success as an entrepreneur and investor. Consider something as simple as sales. Many would-be entrepreneurs actually hate the sales process, which is a serious disadvantage, given that generating sales is a company's most important activity. In Flying Solo: How To Start An Individual Practitioner Consulting Business, Stuart Walesh says new consultants often associate negative connotations with marketing....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals] 892 words
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Ethics for Nurses - ... However, this compromise the care provided by both parties. Although the physician is the one actually providing the medical diagnosis and prescription, having the nurse sign the actual prescription is leaves the nurse legally responsible for the prescription. Nurse’s scope of practice allows them to administer medications prescribed by a physician but under no circumstances are they able to write or sign for there own prescription. Since it is clear that signing these prescriptions is beyond the nurse’s scope of practice, it leaves both the nurse and the physician open to accusations of misconduct....   [tags: Ethics, nursing, health care]
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Professional Value and Ethics - ... We don’t talk about them outside the office, which makes us respect the patients’ right to privacy. Another example would be if they work for a company and take the weekend shift. The boss does not have to watch every move we make and takes the weekend off, which means we are in control of his company. He trusts us with his successful company and respects the fact that we are dependable people. Professional values apply a level of professionalism based on a moral and ethical standard. In the article “How to Make Values Count in Everyday Decisions,” Urbany, Reynolds, and Phillips identify values as “enduring beliefs” (2008)....   [tags: Ethics]
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The Oath of Office and Code of Ethics - ... The oath is taken as a sworn commitment to act in a manner that is ethical. When one is affected so is the other. (Deshon, 2000) It is the requirement of a professional to adhere to a code of ethics. Many professions adopt these, including lawyers and doctors. Law enforcement officers and other individuals working in the criminal justice system must also follow a code of ethics. (Deshon, 2000) These ethics are usually taught during academic training and certification of office. Often once the code of ethics is brought forth and read it is not reviewed again throughout their careers....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Managerial Ethics - Managerial Ethics In today’s fast paced business world many managers face tough decisions when walking the thin line between what’s legal and what’s socially unacceptable. It is becoming more and more important for organisations to consider many more factors, especially ethically, other than maximising profits in order to be more competitive or even survive in today’s business arena. The first part of this essay will discuss managerial ethics[1] and the relevant concepts and theories that affect ethical decision making, such as the Utilitarian, Individualism, Moral rights approach theories, the social responsibility of organisations to stakeholders and their responses to social demands, with specific reference to a case study presenting an ethical dilemma[2], where Mobil halts product sales to a garage, forcing the garage owner to stop selling solvents to young people....   [tags: Business Ethics Management] 1607 words
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Ethics in Research Psychology - ... 4. Justice and Equality: Psychologists should make and practice careful judgements and all those involved should receive fair and just psychological practices. 5. Competence: It is necessary for all psychologists to keep up to date and maintain professional skills and ethical awareness. 6. Respect for the rights and dignity of the person: Psychologists must respect the rights of privacy, confidentiality and self-determination of all individuals. Although codes, policies, and principles are very important and useful, like any set of rules, they do not cover every situation, they often conflict, and they require considerable interpretation....   [tags: Ethics ]
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The Ethics of Feminism - The Ethics of Feminism Just seeing more of life, just recognizing that there are an awful lot of things that are common among people. There are certain things that you come to learn promote a better life and better relationships and more personal fulfillment than other things that in general tend to do the opposite, and the things that promote these things, you would call them morally right.[1] The normative questions that come to fill one’s life, in this woman’s account, presume goals and methods that are inseparable from the history that creates a person as s/he is....   [tags: Ethics Morality Feminism Feminist Essays]
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Aristotelian Virtue Ethics - ... Some other philosophic systems have incorporated Aristotle's thoughts and virtues. For example, Aquinas and the Catholic Church hold that there are four cardinal virtues: prudence, justice, fortitude and temperance. Each system of virtue ethics has its own list of ethics which it has emphasis on. How these virtues can be achieved is through the use of reason and finding the mean between two polar states/actions. As mentioned above, Aristotle also has a concept of intellectual virtue. He outlines five major intellectual virtues: scientific knowledge (epistêmê), art (technê), practical judgment/prudence (phronêsis), intellect/intuition (nous), and wisdom (sophia) (chapter 3, line 15?)....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Managerial Ethics and Values - ... Research on ethical problems, however, has been largely confined to business organizations, no doubt because they are numerous, powerful, close to money and its potential evils, and strongly tied to other institutions in society. Serious studies of the ethics and ethical attitudes of businessmen reveal much uncertainty about what constitutes ethical behavior, and even about whether ethics are important. Ethical behavior does not consist of clear-cut choices between right and wrong. Managers incorporate ethical implications into decisions along with other criteria only if they so choose; and many do not....   [tags: Ethics] 925 words
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Code of Ethics Comparrison - ... These documents are both designed for individuals in the counseling field, however the AACC code is designed with more specific guidelines due to the more specific nature of the organizations goals and purpose. Comparison of Specific Areas of Ethics Codes Confidentiality Similarities. The topic of confidentiality is expressed with a high level of importance in both codes of ethics documents. Both the ACA and AACC codes express an inherent respect for the privacy rights of their clients as the central foundation for confidentiality....   [tags: Ethics ]
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The Ethics of Artificial Life - ... The first issue raised by Bedau’s fourteenth problem is termed the “sanctity of the biosphere” and is best summarized by the question ‘is it ethically acceptable to create autonomous systems for short term research or to solve short term problems when such systems may cause tremendous long term damage to the delicate balance of natural life on earth?’ The closest parallel’s that can be immediately drawn between this conundrum and a situation that has an ethical structure for solving in the current world, is our handling of two things: invasive species and the smallpox virus....   [tags: Ethics] 1966 words
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Enforcing the Law on Ethics - I think we have quite enough laws concerning ethics. Where we have a problem is in their enforcement, and in the motivation to behave unethically. Personally, I think it is a simple reality that crime pays, and it pays big. Taking the profit out of unethical behavior is where we need to concentrate our efforts, and we should be including the companies where the unethical people work in the equation. After all, if they will have to pay, they will be more likely to police their own people. In addition, we need to educate people from a much earlier age on the social benefits of ethical behavior....   [tags: Ethics] 658 words
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Virtue Ethics Approach - ... She trusts the original diagnosis and refuses a second treatment. The hospital is an institution that should be careful since it is trusted. Medical staffs are usually accorded with virtues like compassion and trustworthiness. Looking at these facts, the moral assessment might be quite different. The doctors may deduce that a different course of action would be virtuous. 3. What are the limitations / disadvantages of using this approach. The approach offers no solution to the specific moral dilemma within this case....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Ethics And Power In Journalism - What Roles Do Ethics and Power Play in Journalism. For the most part, journalists have power that can hurt, instead of help citizen autonomy. The ways journalists treat their subjects and sources have generated much concern. The ethics of these two endeavors share much in common, because both use people in various ways to reach each others goals. The well-developed guidelines in research designed to protect research participants' autonomy, to guard against needless deception, and to recognize the special needs of vulnerable research participants have direct application to journalism....   [tags: Ethics] 1450 words
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Ethics and Information Security - ... For instance, many corporations and people take advantage of the open access of the internet and the lack of legislation governing the right to post and upload information to the internet. Today, nearly every household in the United States has a computer with internet access and faces the challenge of ethical or unethical choices about the information they view and download. A majority of the problems we face today can be traced back to use of the internet regardless of whether it was for work or personal use....   [tags: Ethics ] 1140 words
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Ethics Case Study - ... The possibilities of adopting the Consequentialism perspective may include that Molly would not be discriminated against and the students would still benefit from alternative fundraising and sponsorship efforts. The schools would stay true to its healthy living policies and my professionalism with the principal will be upheld. Non–Consequentialism is also an action-based perspective although it focuses on the rule at hand rather than the consequence. Immanuel Kant contended that this perspective refers to acts as simply being right or wrong- irrespective of consequences (Lafave, 2006)....   [tags: Ethics] 1563 words
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The Ethics of Work and Success - ... Some say that the work ethic no longer exist. This is a distortion based on the cynical views of those frustrated by the newer attitudes toward work. Instead of disappearing, the work ethic is undergoing drastic change. People will work hard and long, but not merely for money. They want meaningful work, recognition, personhood, and fulfillment- needs that collide with traditional views of work, people, and jobs widely held by managers, who now must reach new understanding about people and work....   [tags: Ethics] 1288 words
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Ethics and International Relations - ... Both racial groups attempt to worship ancestors through their unique funeral services; however, the fundamental reason for the funerals is to attain happiness by showing respect to the deceased who will be happy to be respected by offspring. Regardless of funeral methods, the ramifications of their behaviors are to pursue and promote happiness. The similarity that both racial groups have emphasizes happiness, indicating that they can overcome the differences in their contrasting customs if they draw attention to the ramification of customs....   [tags: Ethics ]
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Code of Ethics & Counterterrorism - ... In the private world the codes often deal with business practices. Frequently you will find values such as integrity and honesty as staples. These values are not just important in business, but also life. However, many organizations chose to cover how these values are affected by their particular industry; such as a bank laying down mandatory reporting of money laundering or the passing of counterfeit currency. We will also see standards against discrimination and guidelines for community involvement....   [tags: Ethics ]
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