Ethical Ethics Case Study

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Introduction Many ethical dilemmas are philosophical in nature, an ethical issue can be described as a problem with no clear resolution. In order to solve the issue or dilemma a consensus between the parties involved must be reached. There are several reasons to come to an agreement over an ethical dilemma, it is the basis for all aspects of personal and professional dealings. Each one of us is part of a civilized society and as such it is our responsibility to be rational, honest and loyal in our dealings with others. (Alakavuklar, 2012) states that individuals make decisions for different situations in business life involving various ethical dilemmas. Each time either consciously or unconsciously individuals may follow some ethical approaches…show more content…
Deontological moral systems are best characterized as a focus upon adherence to independent moral values. To make the correct moral decisions, we have to understand what our moral duties are and what correct rules exist to regulate those duties. When we follow our duty, we are in fact behaving morally and we are respected for this good behavior. When we fail to follow our duty, we are behaving immorally, which suggests that decisions should be made while firmly standing-by a pre-determined set of rules, and that is exactly what I did. In following the duty theory, an action is morally right if it is in accord with some list of duties and obligations, and I followed the recruitment and selection process put in place by the…show more content…
I discovered how sticking to one’s morals should be the topmost priority for everyone involved in business, whether personal or professional. Regardless of what the consequences may be, the intensity of the problem, and the complexities it may bring, sacrificing one’s integrity should never be an option, as integrity goes hand-in-hand with the morals of an individual (Duggan & Woodhouse, 2011). They further go on to say that having individuals take part in building a code of ethics that supports employee integrity, they will act ethically. Also, I believe that companies should place more emphasis on the moral behavior of their employees, and clear-cut policies should be set regarding such ethical situations. Furthermore, I realized how serving justice while making decisions really helps in the long run, and that opting to go for the ideal rather than they deserved is not always the best option, and could hurt a company in more than one

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