Code Of Ethics And Moral Conduct

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Code of Ethics and Moral Conduct
By
Tim Bowles
OMM660 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Instructor
Prof. Andree Swanson
June 27, 2015

Introduction

Since morals and morality require conscious choices, man is the only animal who can be moral or immoral. Thus, man is the only animal who can consciously, or purposely make moral choices: to think or not to think, to produce or usurp, to benefit or hurt oneself or others. The meaning of moral is simple and direct (e.g., the productive actions of honest people). Whatever is consciously done to harm or prevent filing human biological needs is bad and immoral conduct. Honestly using one’s reasoning is always beneficial and moral; dishonestly using one’s reasoning nature is always harmful and immoral. The dictionary defines altruism is: “uncalculated consideration of, regard for, or devotion to other’s interests in accordance with ethical principles (www.dictionary.com)”. This research will discuss standards for ethical and moral conduct in the form of a code of ethics. With references to moral philosophical and social issues.

Any number of interrelated issues can arise in a business & customer relationship, especially with high volume sales or dealing with sensitive people issues. All activities are to be managed appropriately if only for one reason, to avoid adverse effects. Common issues in this ethical/unethical challenge include: o Entry and contracting o Trust and past…

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