The Ethics Of Professional Ethic

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As one grows in power in their profession sometimes the BE-KNOW-DO principles become forgotten or ignored. For the BE principle, in my opinion, flexibility, commitment to professional ethic, and the ability to resolve complex ethical dilemmas are the most violated. As individuals become older, they can become stuck in their ways and inflexible to adapt to changes. This is especially true with technology. As for professional ethic and the ability to resolve complex ethical dilemmas we can look to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Flint residents were failed by their government, the persons who are sworn in to protect them. The government was unable to maintain their loyalty/duty to the people and ignored a course of action to help avoid the problem from occurring despite being aware of the issue. As for the KNOW principles, in today’s professions, many leaders fail to understand human nature. I think these leaders are not empathic enough because it is the easier way to mind their business and go about their day. By not taking the time to understand your employees you are losing their trust and loyalty. Finally, for the DO principles, leaders neglect to provide purpose and direction. It is the job of the leader to give their employees meaning by explaining the importance of their jobs. They also need to help guide their employees to success by means of setting goals and effectively training them. I have been in many jobs where purpose was lacking or there was no room for

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