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Ethics in the Workplace

1. Examine ethics in general and ethics in the workplace specifically.
2. Include two "case studies": One situation where the problem was resolved using positive ethical principles and
a second ethical dilemma that was not handled well.

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1. Examine ethics in general and ethics in the workplace specifically. Include two case studies: One situation where the problem was resolved using positive ethical principles and a second ethical dilemma that was not handled well.

Ethics is the philosophical study of moral values and rules. Ethics is a general term for what is often described as the "science (study) of morality". In philosophy, ethical behavior is that which is "good" or "right." The Western tradition of ethics is sometimes called moral philosophy. An ethical motive is a motivation based on ideas of right and wrong (wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn).

Workplace Ethics is a subject that we have all heard of. In fact, the subject of Ethics in general is something that most people are familiar with. And, what is commonly understood about ethics is there are ethics and then there are workplace ethics. What most people don't realize, according to Cury (2007), however, is that there is no such thing as workplace ethics; ethics are the same, (or, should be) whether in the workplace or in personal life. It is about doing what is "right' (justice fairness, respect, autonomy, honesty, integrity, openness, transparency, to name a few). Ethics involve what's going on outside the company walls, as well, like the environmental footprints, and the way you handle your obligations in the community, with your customers, and even with your vendors. Your company ethics also apply internally to how you treat your employees and contractors (http://ezinearticles.com/?Business-Ethics---Inside-and-Outside-the-Box&id=703431).

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By example, this solution examines ethics in general, as well as in the workplace e.g. includes an example where the problem was resolved using positive ethical principles and a second ethical dilemma that was not handled well.

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