Superficially, aspects of noted authority’s ethical awareness principles are parallel. That is, business leader’s decisions are limited to their behavior. In this regard, ethnical awareness is how business leaders take action or behave. However, the distinction of these ethical awareness principles is about what motivates the behavior or a business decision.
Alahmad declares that ethnical awareness is motivated by a person’s concept of right and wrong (Alahmad, 2010). That is, “ tell the truth no matter what, respect, punctuality, not judgmental, just, humble, and dignity can be international code of ethics every leader should follow” (Alahmad, 2010). In other words, decision making is driven by a leader’s concept of right and wrong and their objective is not to harm or hurt anyone. Nevertheless, each individual has their own concept of right and wrong which can be motivated by culture or have no motivator (Alahmad, 2010). Regardless, Alahamad contends that an individual’s decisions are reinforced by their concept of right and wrong.
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