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Communicating ethically & with academic integrity

I need some help with the following scenario:

A new position, which would be a promotion for you, opens at your place of employment. You confide in your colleague Taylor that you are going to apply for the position because you need the extra income. Then Taylor tells your manager that you are only applying "for the money," not for the position and responsibilities. During your interview, your manager confronts you with what Taylor revealed.

Why is it important to communicate ethically? Why is it important to communicate with academic integrity?

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It is entirely possible that Taylor has misinterpreted the comment. When the comment was made, it was likely that money would be a motivating factor in getting the position, but that other factors would also be included, like the benefits and rewards that are associated with achieving a higher position. When we communicate with academic integrity, we do just as Todd did, and we relay facts that are told to us when they are pertinent to the integrity of the business or university.

The first instance of an ethical communication violation that transpires is when the comment is made to Taylor regarding wanting the position for the ...

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A new position, which would be a promotion for you, opens at your place of employment. You confide in your colleague Taylor that you are going to apply for the position because you need the extra income. Then Taylor tells your manager that you are only applying "for the money," not for the position and responsibilities. During your interview, your manager confronts you with what Taylor revealed.

Why is it important to communicate ethically? Why is it important to communicate with academic integrity?

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