Values and Ethical Decision Making/Scenario

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Values and Ethical Decision Making/Scenario
Team B
Lakisha Bradley, Telisa Jupiter, Charlene Gillette, Jasmine Hives, and Stacey Lamb
MGT/521
Steven Perret
February 12, 2012

Values and Ethical Decision Making/Scenario Team B will be evaluating the personal values, organizational values, and ethical decision-making processes of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Members will also evaluate how one team member’s value and ethic assessment align with one scenario regarding the organization. This brief analysis will aid in identifying key components of why values and ethical decision-making play a vital role within any organization. Each component has bearings on the other; an organization’s key values play a significant role in
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This ethical style believes that human beings have intrinsic value and have a right to individual respect; the development of personal growth is more important than achieving efficiency through organizational and social structures. This perspective advocates processes intended to ensure equal respect and opportunities for all (The Williams Institute for Ethics and Management, 2011).
How Results Align This falls directly in line with the chosen organization, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Its mission and values are based on a sense of duty to help those in need and to do what is right (Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, 2012). OLOL’s standard of service also aligns with some of the key concepts of an obligation-based perspective. These include duty, respect, and human dignity. Some of the personal attributes of an obligation-based perspective are quite similar to the characteristics associated with OLOL. These traits include dependability, consistency, compassion, commitment, and respectfulness (The Williams Institute for Ethics and Management, 2011). Both the obligation-based perspective and OLOL are guided by a desire to be in accordance with standards of right and wrong (Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, 2012). The team member is aligned with the results of her assessment because she thinks

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