-Describe how values differ at personal and professional levels, and how they are similar.
-Apply a current business ethics issue to support your ideas.
-Describe and define which ethical system(s) and its theory(s) that relate to your chosen business ethics issue and give your reasons for choosing them.
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. I have answered each section for you to point you in the right direction. You have to bear in mind that personal and professional values are different but they also converge in some areas. The thing is, personal values are very particular - people do not share the same values at all instances, always. They might be similar in some areas, but they are never the same. I have listed some resources that can be useful for you. Good luck with your studies.
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Personal & Professional Values
Values are those absolute or relative ethical beliefs, practices and standards that become the basis or foundations of a person's ethical action. Individuals have their own set of values based on their socialization and experience. A person's value system begins at home. From childhood, what a person observes as the values of his/her parents and elders become the foundation of his own value system becoming more complex and are open to be informed by religion, school, and experience. But personal values are set by experience - it is subject only to the beliefs of the individual. Most of the time for example, a Christian family can raise an individual whose value system is also Christian, judging right and wrong from what the foundation of his/her family has imbedded in him/her. But not all value-systems are the same because we all have different values at home and our experiences are also unique to us. Brothers and sisters can have similar value systems but they differ on many aspects as well. Consider 2 siblings who went to different schools. They might have similar foundations at home but their experience of the differing ...
the solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the topic of ethics in management (see above), providing answers to the questions/tasks listed including differences of personal and professional values, discussion of a business ethics issue, and a the ethical system known as 'green ethics'. resources are listed for further discussion of the topic. A word version of the solution is also attached.