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Ethical Problems in Place of Employment

Set forth an ethical problem that arose in your current or a former place of employment. Then, show how this problem could have been resolved by using the Ethical Decision Model (pp. 112-120). Be sure to use all four steps in the model.

Ethical Problem:

Step 1: Clarifying the Question

Step 2: Determining its relevance for this business

Step 3: Identifying the circumstantial constraints

Step 4: Assessing the available options

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I used to work in a translation company and my job profile included producing accurate and complete translations from French into English for clients. By the standard code of ethics of the profession, I am bound to produce accurate and impartial translation and if at any stage I believe that my objectivity is threatened, I would withdraw from the assignment instead of talking my way through in a dodgy manner. An ethical dilemma that I recently came across was when my supervisor got a translation job in which a French movie needed to be subtitled in English. It turned out that the supervisor was also writing a story line for a ...

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Begins with: I used to work in a translation company and my job profile included producing accurate and complete translations from French into English for clients. By the standard code of ethics of the profession, I am bound to produce accurate and impartial translation.....attached for rest. Total discussion is about 300 words. No references.

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