Analysis Of The George S. May Company

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This paper is an analysis of the ethical business decision matrix developed by The George S. May Company (May), a management-consulting firm. The paper will also compare how these guidelines were used by John D. Beckett (Beckett) in his company and how the author’s firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC (PwC), uses them. The guidelines are meant to be used by employees. These guidelines are specifically a measure of moral and ethical principles tied to business ethics in acceptability of right and wrong behaviour in the workplace. The George S. May International Company The six basic guidelines outlined by the George S. May International Company (GMS) for making ethical business decisions are so simplistic and common sensible that it is hard…show more content…
Like many of us, he did not come to the full realization of his dad’s influence and integrity until after his death. His dad’s diligence toward success with a fledgling start-up business in a new industry was a good example to Beckett and influenced him throughout his life as he started other companies. He remembered how his father cared for his employees. As the economy shifted during wartime, his dad shifted from his original business to something very different just to keep him and his employees working to care for their families. Beckett had been mentored and was his dad’s understudy, which seemingly grew into his own passion for caring for his own employees (Beckett, 2006, p 23-24,…show more content…
Much like the laws in the Old Testament, the law is God solving a problem before it occurs (Maxwell, 2010). As Reggie Joiner reminds us: “Relationship comes before rules” (Maxwell, 2010, 176). If a relationship forms, rules are easier to embrace. Rules are a tool to keep the ship and everyone on it going in the same direction. Shared systems of values strengthen partnerships minimizing the possibility of comprise. Values determine our actions. Our conscience can be a fickle thing if not tended to. A good study of 1 Timothy 1:5 will sharpen the cause for keeping the conscience in order and know that a good conscience is the product of a pure heart. Finally, we trust fully in God’s promises to comfort us, but need to share that same comfort through an empowerment to do so from God himself. Kept promises are the glue that holds all the guidelines together and shuttles them into the heart and soul of mankind by building

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