Values For Making Decisions Essay

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Values For Making Decisions Integrity From my experience, those that value integrity have a true understanding of their beliefs and consistently base their decision making on these values. This is an important quality to have because people are looking to follow a leader. I have grown up with a belief that any form of stealing is wrong. I had to apply these beliefs while working for at Loews Theatre several years ago. If an item had been found in the theatre it was up for grabs. The employees had created a finders keepers culture. One afternoon while I was cleaning with a male employee, a wallet was found in between some seats. He immediately opened the wallet to see if there was any money inside. I demanded that the employee…show more content…
A manager may ask for a worker to lie on a report or to work on a religious Sabbath. There may be many sacrifices made in order to defend principles. Honesty As the saying goes, honesty is the best policy. I have found that everyone benefits from being honest. My automotive mechanic just told me that it is time to start looking for another vehicle; my car may die in a day or in a year. Immediately after hearing the news I went to a dealership to test drive a car. While I was there I saw an acquaintance that was interested in a hybrid car. In the parking lot she explained that she needed to find a vehicle that would get great gas mileage. I agreed that the car would be great on gas but I had heard that some maintenance on the car was quite expensive. I continued to tell her that to replace a battery would cost thousands. She was shocked and immediately turned to the salesman and asked why he did not disclose that information. He looked at her and said she did not ask him about it. She is retired and cannot afford this type of cost when the problem arises. The salesman could have clearly stated the pros and cons of the car and let her make an informed decision. From withholding that information and being dishonest, trust was lost in the business relationship. I placed honesty as my second highest value because in all situations, being honest with myself and others in personal or business matters is very important. All true
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