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Kohlberg's Stages of Moral DevelopmentEthics of Organization

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Discuss how Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development might impact the culture of an organization and thus the ethical condition in that organization.

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First let's review Kohlberg's Stages of Moral Development. They are the following: Level 1 (Pre-Conventional), which is obedience and punishment orientations. In other words, how can the person avoid being punished? Next, level 2 is the orientation of self-interests. This means, how can I benefit from this? It includes interpersonal accords and conformities. These are based on social norms. In other words, the good girl/good boy attitude. Next, in level 2 we also have authority and social-orders maintenance orientations. This is based on what is right (rules, laws and morals). Finally, there is level 3, which, is ...

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The expert examines Kohlberg's stages of Moral development ethics of organizations.