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interpretations of Ethical Behaviour

Make a small interpretation on the below results, and apply them to personal and professional development. Include a statement explaining how educational experience has impacted ethical thinking. This analysis should address use of ethics in thinking and decision-making and potential for conflict in situations with people who have different interpretations of ethical behavior.

O - Obligation

C O R E
MOST 4 9 7 4
LEAST 3 1 9 11
COMBINED SCORE 1 8 -2 -7

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This is my ethics profile. We are similar, but you will have to change the exact details to reflect your personal feelings and thoughts.

SCORING SUMMARY
C O R E
MOST 4 11 2 7
LEAST 4 1 8 11
COMBINED SCORE 0 10 -6 -4

Personal Ethics Awareness Inventory
Ethical Perspective

My Ethics Awareness Inventory indicates my ethics perspective is most likely based on obligation which means I believe every person has inherent value and a basic right to individual respect. I, therefore, often cannot support business decisions that are presented as being in the best interests of a company as a whole, especially if such policies deny individual employees the opportunities to which they are entitled as people. My approach to ethics is that as long as people are acting within the limits of the law and humanity, they should be allowed to make their own decisions. Although I do not think acting according to one's instincts is unethical, and is in fact necessary at times, I do think either impulsive or deliberate decisions that change people's lives for the worse are unethical. I believe encouraging people to grow as individuals and improve their lives is more important than increasing business profits through what I consider inhumane business practices such as traditional downsizing. I generally support ...

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This is 862-word discussion of the ethics awareness inventory according to the Williams Institute for Ethics Management with 1 reference included.

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