Personal Ethical System

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The term ethics s defined as a set of moral principles that a person or society sets to govern their behaviors (Iqbal, Bhatti, & Zaheer, 2013). This definition is concomitant with the idea of knowing what is right and wrong and making a conscious decision to follow what is right (Paul & Elder, 2006). Conversely, a system of ethics is a set of instructions that govern an organization or particular social structure. This includes a combination of interrelated values that are devised as the most appropriate mode of conduct for a particular social structure (Paul & Elder, 2006).
Obligations to Society
My personal code of ethics is closely related to utilitarianism. Under utilitarianism, an act is morally right if it is perceive to be useful in yielding good or desirable ends (Pillai & Mukherjee, 2011). This means that individuals having a utilitarian code of ethics seek solutions for the greater good of all parties concerned (Micu, 2012; Nejati & Parnia, 2012; Gerow, Ayyagari, Thatcher, & Roth, 2013). Utilitarianism is divided into two parts, which are rule utilitarianism and act utilitarianism (Paul & Elder, 2006). I find my personal code of ethics have a piece of both types of utilitarian. Under act utilitarianism, I find myself trying to bring a solution that is beneficial to all parties. Conversely, under rule utilitarianism, I take time to reason carefully while seeking a solution to a problem.
I feel obligated to the society to provide solutions that will be beneficial to all stakeholders. For instance, I strongly believe that people should follow the laid out rule of law. A person found to be in contravention of the rule of law should be punished or corrected according to the rule of law. For instance, Cox (2012)...

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