Individual Ethical Perspective Essay

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INDIVIDUAL ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE In an attempt to obtain a clearer awareness of my own ethical perspectives, I completed the Ethics Awareness Inventory. This inventory presented me with several questions into what I valued most and least as moral values. In addition, the inventory presented two sample situations involving ethical considerations from a management per-spective in a work environment. Through taking this inventory, I was able to gain an insight into how my values and perceptions could shape my actions and the impact of those actions in future circum-stances. This insight will allow me the benefit of choosing which ethical perspective best suits the individual situations as they present themselves and provides me with…show more content…
The key word for each ethical philosophy category, Character, Obligation, Results, and Equity, represents a primary CORE value that forms a basis for ethical decision making within this ethical perspective." After an-swering these inventory questions, it is noted that my highest combined scores should in-dicate my personal perspective on ethics and the lowest score should show values that re-flect the least in my ethical views. The following table catalogs the scores received on December 16, 2007: Based on these scores, my ethical perspective is most likely to match the Results Perspective description and least likely to be similar to the Equity Perspective descrip-tion. However, it is also recommended that I consider the idea that my individual per-spective is blended between the Results Perspective and the Obligation Perspective be-cause my highest combined scores are within one point of each other. Because of this blending of ethical perspectives, it was highly recommended that I "consider whether (a) you are experiencing an internal conflict in attempting to function in two distinguishable moral realms, or (b) your ethical style is a blend of two
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