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How, when and by whom would a code of ethics used as the basis for the system of inquiry evaluating decision making problem solving and behavior in a business setting. How would a business implement the code, possible reactions to the code from employees and what effect would the code have on the organization? Use any organization code of ethics.

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1. Code of ethics as the basis for the system of inquiry (see one example at the end of this response below, which is not in the attached response) evaluating decision making problem solving and behavior in a business setting how, when and by whom it is used.

You would use the principles from the code of ethics to first decide (based on the principles) if there was an ethical problem or dilemma (conflict between two principles, for example). Also, come ethical codes have a problem solving strategy to following when trying to come to an ethical decision when there is a problem. It is used to decide what the right thing to do (e.g., best practice) given the situation and people involved. It is a step by step decision making model, suing the principles of the code to analyze the problem and to come to the best possible solution where the most good comes for the greater number of people (utilitarian ethics).

Example: CCA Code of Ethics

1. Preamble
2. Ethical Principles
3. The CCA Process of Ethical Decision-Making
A - Professional Responsibility
B - Counselling Relationships
C - Consulting and Private Practice
D - Evaluation and Assessment
E - Research and Publications
F - Counsellor Education, Training, and Supervision
4. Other codes of Ethics
5. Acknowledgment
Source: http://www.ccacc.ca/coe.htm

As a case in point, sometimes there is a conflict between the respect for the autonomy of the individual and the social responsibility. For example, in a counseling business, let's assume that one of counselor's colleague reported to them that they had been drinking while counselling his ...

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Examines how a system of inquiry and a code of ethics are used in evaluating decision making, problem solving and behavior in a business setting, including how, when and by whom it is used. Specific steps in implementing the code are discussed, as well as possible reactions to the code from employees and effects the code would have on the organization.

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