Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned 200 essays for "ethics":
1  2  3    Next >>

These results are sorted by length (in words). You may also sort these by relevance or color rating.

Title Length Color Rating  
Personal Ethics vs Professional Ethics - What is the difference between personal ethics and professional ethics. Ethics is a word that can be used loosely, so it’s important to understand the meaning of this question by first discussing what is meant by personal ethics or professional ethics. I assume the question is using the term personal ethics to mean one’s conscience and the term professional ethics to mean adherence to a professional code. Sometimes those two roles can conflict. For instance, we have cases of doctors who have refused to prescribe the morning after pill, because they believe it will terminate a human life....   [tags: professional vs personal ethics] 393 words
(1.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
What Are Ethics? - The word “ethics” is connected intrinsically with questions of correct conduct within society. The word “ethics” comes from the Greek “ethos” meaning “character” which indicates a concern for virtuous people, reliable character and proper conduct. The term “morality” is derived from “mores” or custom — the rules of conduct of a group or society. An initial definition of ethics, then, is the analysis, evaluation, and promotion of correct conduct and/or good character, according to the best available standards....   [tags: Ethics in Decision Making] 486 words
(1.4 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics in Public Relations Society of America - The Public Relations Society of America's Code of Ethics has a foundation that lies in the Member Statement of Professional Values. These Values include advocacy, honesty, expertise, independence, loyalty, and fairness. There are also six provisions involved in the PRSA Member Code of Ethics: Enhancing the Profession, Conflicts of Interest, Safeguarding Confidences, Disclosure of Information, Competition, and Free Flow Information. Of all the Principles and Values listed above, I find the most important of the list to be the Value of Fairness and the Principle of Free Flow Information....   [tags: Ethics] 640 words
(1.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Enforcing the Law on Ethics - I think we have quite enough laws concerning ethics. Where we have a problem is in their enforcement, and in the motivation to behave unethically. Personally, I think it is a simple reality that crime pays, and it pays big. Taking the profit out of unethical behavior is where we need to concentrate our efforts, and we should be including the companies where the unethical people work in the equation. After all, if they will have to pay, they will be more likely to police their own people. In addition, we need to educate people from a much earlier age on the social benefits of ethical behavior....   [tags: Ethics] 658 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Marketing Ethics - Marketing Ethics The question of whether or not marketing is completely unethical is the question most critics of marketing seem to be focusing their attention on. Ethics provide the basis for deciding whether a particular action is morally good or morally bad (Britt 553). But, each individual develops different opinions, moral standards, and values. So, marketers will deal with similar issues differently because there is no "correct" way to handle any given issue. Marketers face various types of ethical issues in their everyday marketing activities....   [tags: Business Morals Ethics Essays] 660 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics: The Foundation of Good Business - According to the Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia business ethics is the moral principles defining how businesses and business professionals should act toward each other, employees, and the public. Some professions such as law and medicine clearly have defined codes of professional ethics. In other areas appropriate behavior has been established over time by practice. Business ethics involves the role of a company in our society. Complex and contentious areas of business ethics would include the effect a petrochemical company's actions have on the environment or the obligation of a pharmaceutical company to make its drugs available to developing countries....   [tags: Business Ethics]
:: 2 Works Cited
674 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Counseling Ethics - PRINCIPLE K: RESPONSIBILITY TO PARISH/INSTITUTION AND COMMUNITY Counselors shall utilize all available staff/workers and offer staff members who may be of assistance in aiding a counselee. Counselors shall facilitate workers/surrogate counselors and other counselors who are directly concerned, allowing routine access to all cumulative data except confidential records. Counselor shall maintain the disciplinary, behavioral and emotional records of the counselee in a confidential file - separate and apart from the cumulative file....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 28 Works Cited
679 words
(1.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics for the 21st Century - Ethics for the 21st Century Rushworth M. Kidder has done a remarkable thing; he has assembled from all over the globe the answers of people to this question: "If you could help create a global code of ethics, what would be on it?" This act is so remarkable because he has taken the time to gather the opinions of twenty-four individuals from sixteen nations to create a global forum. What strikes me the most about his study is that the interviewees were not heads of state. They were average people viewed by their communities as ethical leaders....   [tags: Essays on Ethics] 710 words
(2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Codes of Ethics - Introduction Throughout the world, business organizations and various professions conduct daily activities that require standards of ethical behavior. To convey a company’s ideals, principles, and goals most companies develop a document called a code of ethics that defines the behavior that others can expect from them. A business code of ethics is a valuable tool used within a profession or business to evaluate its performance in the business world. Business Codes of Ethics Each day in the workplace, people encounter ethical situations to which they must react....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 3 Works Cited
730 words
(2.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Information Technology Ethics - Article 1 Information Technology Ethics IT Professional is a publication (Keith W. Miller 2009), it is such like book publication, it also has copyright problem, plagiarism problem, and many problems like book publication, so, to be the Professionals, they must act like the book authors to solve these problems. In aspects of IT, the side of ethical problems are including advice on how professionals can recognize, analyze, and make judgments on challenging questions about right, wrong, and computing....   [tags: IT Ethics] 733 words
(2.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Accounting Code Of Ethics - New York State Accounting Code of Ethics Introduction The accounting system is constantly changing. During these changes, it is important for accountants to adhere to the high ethical standards that they have always lived by. Adhering to the high ethical standards is an accountant?s obligation to the public, the profession, and themselves. An accountant?s ethical conduct usually lies within four different areas. This includes competence, confidentiality, integrity, and objectivity. NYSSCPA.ORG states, ?Members also have a continuing responsibility to cooperate with each other to improve the art of accounting, maintain the public?s confidence, and carry out the professions special responsib...   [tags: Business Ethics] 778 words
(2.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics of Earnings Management - I enjoyed the conversation on GAAP and earnings management relating to the case “Be Careful What You Wish For: From the Middle”. The conversation was brief, but got me thinking on the ethics of earnings management. GAAP accounting is to reflect in good faith the company’s actual financial status and present reality as is. It is not to present a manipulated set of numbers that paint a pretty picture. GAAP requires recording of revenue when there is persuasive evidence of an arrangement, assurance of collectability, a fixed or determinable price, and delivery....   [tags: Business Ethics] 779 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Professional Value and Ethics - In order for a person to be successful in their career a few key elements are needed. A person’s professional values and ethics play a major role in how a person performs on the job it also determines how one becomes a success. All three elements go hand-in-hand without one of them a person’s career may be affected negatively. In this paper we are going to discuss professional values and ethics and how they determine if a person will be successful in their career. There are many definitions of ethics....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 3 Works Cited
787 words
(2.2 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Counseling Ethics - When a help-seeker experiences a warm and loving Christian relationship within the body of Christ, spiritual and emotional growth ensues. A counsellor then, who works in Gods vineyard, or in a church school or even a Para-church organization/charity therefore opens the gate for many new possibilities for ministry, both within the body of Christ and to the unsaved population through the body of Christ. Without mincing words; one can say: Before a counselor, therapist, or pastoral counselor, can confidently say that he/she really knows what he/she is doing in therapy, many years would have elapsed and accumulation of experiences, training and re-training would have populated his practicing....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 28 Works Cited
794 words
(2.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics in Information Technology - Ethics in Information Technology Technology Department Technology is in many ways very beneficial to our society, but in what ways can and/or will this fast growing business be unethical. This article explains the power and information that an IT personnel has in the business world. Most people think of the IT person as someone who comes to fix their computer when they can't figure out their e-mail. But what does an IT person have access to. Every business is different and has different responsibilities required for the IT personnel....   [tags: Technology Ethics] 800 words
(2.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics: The Human Imperfection of Greed - An ongoing problem in the United States and other countries are issues dealing with ethics. Many philosophers throughout the centuries have created works and theories on ethics, among them Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Ethics may generally be defined as the study of morality (Cohen, p. 17). Aristotle on Nicomachean Ethics said Virtue… being of two kinds, intellectual and moral, intellectual virtue in the main owes both its birth and its growth to teaching (for which reason it requires experience and time), while moral virtue comes about as a result of habit....   [tags: Kanatian Ethics, United States] 837 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Software Ethics - In a situation where a software engineer is asked to design a system with inherent security vulnerabilities, many ethical issues involving several stakeholders are encountered. Diane Jones is the owner of a software development company that has been contracted to engineer a database management system for the personnel office of a medium-sized toy manufacturing company. Management members of the toy manufacturer involved with Diane in the design of the system include the CEO, the director of computing, and the director of personnel....   [tags: Business Ethics] 839 words
(2.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Research Ethics for Graduate Students - Set 1: Question and Answers Question 1: How might one justify flipping the switch in the Trolley case but not pushing the large man off the bridge in the variation. Answer: Flipping the switch in the first case is justified because the switch operator is acting on the principle of Utilitarianism. By flipping the switch, the operator would save two people toed to the rail track and thus his actions would lead to Greatest Good for the Greatest Number (GHGN). However, in the second case where the switch-operator is faced with the situation of sacrificing the life of the fat man, then he may not be justified in doing so....   [tags: Research Ethics] 842 words
(2.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Personal Ethics - Personal Ethics In today's world, individuals can make a single decision that can have a profoundly positive or negative effect on their family, their employer, coworkers, a nation, and even on the entire world. The life we lead reflects the strength of a single trait: our personal character. Personal ethics are different for each person but for the most part, people want to be known as a good person, someone who can be trusted, and he or she are concerned about his or her relationships and personal reputations....   [tags: Ethics Morals Psychology Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
861 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Global Business and Ethics - Global Business and Ethics 1. Any company doing business in the United States and abroad has a responsibility to be socially responsible. This responsibility is guided by business ethics – basic values that guide a firm's behavior. These ethics come into all decisions made by businesses. Including what goes into the products, how they are advertised and sold, and how they are disposed of. Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, is the largest corporation and private employer in the United States....   [tags: Business Ethics HR ] 864 words
(2.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics in War - According to Edgar Schien a prominent theorist of culture, organisational culture is the collectively learned basic assumptions and beliefs of a group. Elements of organisational culture can include: (a) stated and unstated values; (b) customs and rituals; (c) dialect/terminology (shoptalk) unique to a group; (d) overt and implicit behavioural expectations; and (e) metaphors and symbols. The military is an example of organisational culture with subcultures such as Air Force, ARMY and Navy. Organisational cultural models suggest reinterpreting ethical differences as a product of different experiences rather than viewing conflicts as “right” verses “wrong.” Ethnocentrism is the tendency to vie...   [tags: Ethics and Service in the U.S. Military]
:: 3 Works Cited
865 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Importance of Ethics in Society - Ethics are moral principles or values that govern the conduct of an individual or a group.It is not a burden to bear, but a prudent and effective guide which furthers life and success. Ethics are important not only in business but in academics and society as well because it is an essential part of the foundation on which a civilized society is built. Ethical behaviour is what all career people should aim to have. Not just the ethical attribute but exceptional behaviour with this regard.this is because in order to build a career, one must be governed by the rules of ethics to safeguard oneself and others....   [tags: expository, ethics] 874 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Computer Ethics - As of September 2003, there were approximately 70 million Americans or about 62 percent of the American population had at least one home computer. Another statistic is that about 55% of people also have internet on there home computers. In everyday life it is important for a person to have good ethics; this is also true about computer usage. Due to the fact that more then half of the American population owns computers, computer ethics are a growing concern in a rapidly changing society. Computer ethics can be broken down in to many topics including piracy, hacking, viruses, spam, phishing, and responsibility of use of software, cyber porn, and invasion of privacy and the use of the computer...   [tags: Ethics Morals Morality] 885 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics In Business - Ethics are very important to all business people. Yet, many neglect ethics as an important concept that has a major impact upon a person's success as an entrepreneur and investor. Consider something as simple as sales. Many would-be entrepreneurs actually hate the sales process, which is a serious disadvantage, given that generating sales is a company's most important activity. In Flying Solo: How To Start An Individual Practitioner Consulting Business, Stuart Walesh says new consultants often associate negative connotations with marketing....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals] 892 words
(2.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Ethics of Steroid Use in the Olympics - The desire to compete — and win — is as old as history itself. From the beginnings of sport, athletes have sought out foods and potions to turn their bodies into winning machines. As early as 776 BCE, the very first Olympic games, there are records of attempts to increase testosterone levels (“Steroid Abuse in Sports”). Ancient Greek wrestlers ate vast amounts of meat to gain muscle mass, and Norse “Berserker” warriors took hallucinogenic mushrooms before battle. The first competitive athletes to be charged for doping, however, were swimmers in 1860s Amsterdam....   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 7 Works Cited
894 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics and Morality in Philosophy - Morality has always been an unacknowledged and crucial role in defining ethics. Principles tend to be a virtue that applies only within society and can be distinguished from law, religion, or ethics. Morality in its defining sense can be different from each other, depending on the foundations of the society that claim their morality. Different societies have a different sense of what their moral priority would be like. Their morality can be based on purity and honesty when others concerned with practices....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Philosophy, ] 895 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics of Frankenstein - The novel Frankenstein written by Mary Shelley is a work of fiction that breaks the ethics of science. Ethics is defined as rules of conduct or moral principles which are ignored in the story. The story is about a person named Victor Frankenstein who creates an artificial being. Victor abandons the being out of fear and the being is left to discover the outside world on his own and be rejected by people making the monster go on a violent rampage. Victor’s decision would affect him later on by the monster killing his loved ones causing Victor to suffer....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 3 Works Cited
902 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Emerging Business Ethics Issues - Stakeholders play a major role in the business arena, they are charged with the responsibility of ensuring their organization is a safe environment not only for themselves but for their employees. In a seemingly competitive and morally flawed world, business people and entrepreneurs are often presented with grave ethical challenges. For this reason their personal values and beliefs play a pivotal role in the success of the organization. When concealing doubts about the ethics of others, more than a few tend to feel warranted in engaging in less-than-ideal conduct to protect their own interests....   [tags: Business Ethics]
:: 2 Works Cited
902 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Business Ethics: Avco Environmental - For my paper I chose the case of Avco Environmental. The case is fictitious and can be found on the businessethics.ca linked provided in prezi. The facts of the case are Chantale Leroux, a clerk for Avco Environmental Services, which is a toxic waste disposal company, has found evidence that Avco might be disposing medical waste in the local municipal landfill. I feel this case violates seven of the ten primary traps and eight of the ten prima facie duties. In reading the case, you can separate Chantale the person from Avco Environmental the company and see who has violated what traps....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
914 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Ethics of “Outing” - The ethics of “outing” Malcolm Forbes was a famous billionaire. While alive he never admitted to being a homosexual. To the press the topic of homosexuality is usually ignored. But after the death of Forbes the question of why that is arose. “Outing” is a term use to explain the process of pushing someone to admit their homosexuality. Conservatives believe that ones sexual orientation should be kept out of the press. And up until last year the press had adhered to this belief. Some now argue that once you have agreed to enter the life of the rich and famous you loss that right to privacy....   [tags: Ethics] 916 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Managerial Ethics and Values - Scholars believed that the culture and the behavior of the individual in this culture are the major factor affecting the ethical work climate of the organization (Victor, Bart and Cullen, 1987). Scholars are also of the opinion that decisions are more ethical in such organizations where moral development is concerned (Fritzsche 2000; Sims and Keon 1999). Issues of social responsibility will doubtless continue to be vigorously debated, and with mixed feelings. In 1975, the Wall Street Journal asserted that morbidity had overtaken the concept of social responsibility....   [tags: Ethics] 925 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics in Criminal Justice Professions - Criminal Justice professionals make decisions everyday and they have to be able to recognize when an issue involves ethical considerations. Therefore, in order to recognize these issues and make appropriate and correct decisions, it is important that the criminal justice professional study ethics. In order to make a good ethical decision the professional will have to have the ability to apply knowledge of ethics, know the ethical terminology and the concepts needed in making a good ethical decision....   [tags: Criminal Justice Ethics]
:: 2 Works Cited
949 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Virtue Ethics - Sally has obviously damaged the company, so her actions will definitely require an appropriate form of punishment. However, there are several factors that have to be taken in account. For example, Sally was a loyal, responsible, and fair worker during the last 20 years, so any extreme form of punishment could damage both Sally and the company. On the other hand, an inappropriate response from the management could encourage her deviant behavior towards the company in the future. With several conflicting factors apparent in this case, working out an appropriate solution is difficulty....   [tags: Ethics ] 963 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics: Where Do We Learn What Constitutes Right or Wrong? - Ethics: where do we learn what constitutes right or wrong. Under the three schools of ethical thought, Utilitarianism, Deontological and Virtue Ethics, you will find that there are varied and different views of how we come by our value systems and how we determine right and wrong. However, in all three of these schools of thought there is one underlying commonality: ethical relativism deems that a person’s values and judgments are based upon their cultural and societal influences and their personal feelings....   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 4 Works Cited
964 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics Case 6-4: Ethics Case report for Rate of Return - The Damon Investment Company manages a mutual fund composed mostly of speculative stocks. You recently saw an ad claiming that investments in the funds have been earning a rate of return of 21%. This rate seemed quite high so you called a friend who works for one of Damon’s competitors. The friend told you that the 21% return figure was determined by dividing the two-year appreciation on investments in the fund by the average investment. In other words, $100 invested in the fund two years ago would have grown to $121 ($21 ÷ $100 = 21%)....   [tags: Ethics] 965 words
(2.8 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics In Financial Business Decisions - Ethics in Financial Business Decisions Student Name School Name Class Title Course Number Instructor’s Name Date Written Ethics in Financial Business decisions The work I reviewed begins with a simple introduction explaining the roots of ethics in America wrought with quotes from our earliest leaders including George Washington and John Adams. Additional quotes identify and support the “Ten Universal Values” of “honesty, integrity, promise-keeping, fidelity, fairness, caring, respect for others, responsible citizenship, pursuit of excellence, and accountability (Smith & Smith, 2003)....   [tags: Business Ethics] 965 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics in Business - Northcentral's Mission Statement, Vision, and Values statement conveys that the institution and all of its personnel are committed to facilitating the learner's success in business, as well as, out in the world. Northcentral is an opportunity to gain enlightenment and wisdom. The professors are trained in their personal careers and deliver their knowledge to the learners. It is also a learning experience for the professors as they learn from their students. The University as a whole facilitates learning by giving all the tools necessary to be successful, however, the students must do their part, too....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
970 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Alahmad and Murphy on Business Ethics - The first two journal articles that were compared and contrasted were Ala Alahmad’s 2010 article on To Be Ethical or Not to Be: An International Code of Ethics for Leadership and Patrick Murphy’s 2009 article on The Relevance of Responsibility to Ethical Business Decisions. Some key findings of Alahmad’s writings were that ethics and leadership were closely tied together; they were found to be derivatives of one another. He mentioned that ethics is an individual thought process of making good or poor decisions....   [tags: Business Ethics]
:: 4 Works Cited
970 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Business Ethics Case Analysis - Business Ethics Case Analysis Ethics and social responsibility in an industry are very important. In certain industries such as the alcohol industry there seems to be an increase for social responsibility. Due to the nature of the industry producers of alcohol are under greater pressure to be socially responsible. They are in a market that provides the basis for individuals struggling with addiction. Thanks to this growing problem alcohol companies may find it increasingly difficult to implement a social responsibility strategy....   [tags: Business Ethics] 970 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics in Business Decision Making - The field of ethics (or moral philosophy) involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior (Fieser, 2009). Many of the decisions one faces in a typical day could result in a multitude of outcomes. At times it can be hard to determine whether or not the decision you are making is an ethical one. Many philosophies have been devised to illustrate the different ways of evaluating moral decisions. Normative ethics focuses on assessing right and wrong behavior. This may involve reinforcing positive habits, duties we should follow, or the consequences of our behavior (Fieser, 2009)....   [tags: Business Ethics, Normative Ethics]
:: 8 Works Cited
986 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Business Ethics and the Role of the Corporation - Business Ethics and the Role of the Corporation The problem to be investigated is the ethical role that the corporation has when balancing internal strategies with external responsibilities. Dr. Novak explains various responsibilities a business has in his article “Business Ethics and the Role of the Corporation”. This paper will first discuss why Dr. Novak has two sets of responsibilities in his article on business ethics. Next it will explain what Dr. Novak says about the rule of law and its relationship to business....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
:: 3 Works Cited
986 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Marketing Ethics Quiz - How's Your Marketing Conscience. It's time for a business ethics brush-up. Time to do a little soul-searching and kneeling at the business confessional. As always we're not concerned with the easy business choices e.g., envy, greed, sloth, coveting thy neighbors… The emphasis here is on the more subtle offenses that tend not to get much attention in either the Sunday pulpit or the pages of Forbes Magazine. The Top 10 Test of Right or Wrong The examples run from the trivial to the extreme but they all make a point....   [tags: Marketing Ethics] 991 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Chief Ethics Officers - Chief Ethics Officers Chief Ethics Officers (CEOs) may not have been very popular around a decade ago, but the demand for such a position is beginning to grow within larger companies. From this point forward, when I mention CEOs in this paper, please understand that I am referring to Chief Ethics officers and not Chief Executive Officers. CEOs began appearing in corporate America around the same time as the inception of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for corporations. According to these guidelines, the companies who have instituted compliance and ethics programs within their institutions wouldn’t have received as severe a punishment as those without the programs in place[2]....   [tags: Business Ethics] 994 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Code of Ethics & Counterterrorism - Throughout life individuals are forced to make decisions. These decisions, made on a daily basis not only affect the individuals but others around them. Due to this, society as a whole has created views on what is right and wrong. Sometimes these “right or wrong” decisions or ethical choices differ from group to group. This can clearly be seen in different professions. For example, a doctor has different obligations to treat an injured person than the average citizen. It is for this reason that organizations create ethical codes to guide their members’ decision making process....   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 6 Works Cited
999 words
(2.9 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Codes of Ethics in Health Care - Ethical Codes are in use today by many organizations to clearly establish their values and provide a procedure if a code violation occurs. Medical ethics began as a professional code for physicians and has now expanded and includes a variety of health care professions and health care organizations. The growth of medical knowledge and technology have grown so have the concerns that ethical standards and issues facing our society today may be compromised or not appropriately addressed (Littleton et al., 2010)....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
:: 5 Works Cited
1001 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Social Ethics - Social responsibility begins centuries ago when people realized that living in a community and that is why their decisions affect others. We have considered a pluralistic society is one that accepts, recognizes and tolerates the existence of different positions or thoughts and that is why we must always look for a common welfare laws governing society to find a balance that benefits all its members. However throughout history we can find times in which the common good prevailed and where instead of this first special interests of a few, one of these times is called the industrial revolution in which the former arise companies that demonstrated the lack of social responsibility to the communi...   [tags: Business Ethics] 1006 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics in Nursing Research - Ethics of Nursing Research Conducting quality research requires the researcher to perform within both ethical and legal guidelines. “Ethics is the study of right and wrong” (Houser, J., 2012, pg.50). Ethics provide the avenue for decision making and are guided by the researcher’s integrity. Legal guidelines provide direction to the researcher by specifying what is required by law to conduct research. As a nurse researcher, it is an ethical duty to advocate for patients when incompetent, unethical or illegal practices are observed....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1011 words
(2.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Ethics of Stem Cell Research - While some people might say that stem cell research is immoral and unethical, others believe that it is a magical solution for almost any problem, thus leading to a very controversial issue. Scientists have been searching for years for ways to eradicate incurable diseases and perform other medical procedures that yesterday's technology would not fix. With the rapidly arising, positive research on stem cell technology, the potential that exists to restore any deficiency is in the same way, likely to destroy humanity....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 4 Works Cited
1014 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Virtue Ethics Approach - 1. Identify the main pros and cons of a virtue ethics approach. The virtue ethics approach is a theory that suggests that people are judged via their character, not specific actions. An individual who has developed good character traits (virtues) is judged as a morally good person. An individual who has developed bad character traits (vices) is judged as a morally bad person. Most of us have a mixture or virtues and vices. There are many pros and cons linked to this approach. The pros include a. Emphasis on pleasure and emotion – it is good that we should enjoy acting virtuously b. Moral education – being moral is a developmental process c. Consideration of life as a whole – “One swallow doe...   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1015 words
(2.9 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Impact of Ethics on Decision Making - The Impact of Ethics on Decision Making           Ferrel and Gardiner (1991) say there are two criteria to ethical choices on top of being legal. The first being; “One does not infringe on the basic inalienable human rights – such as life, freedom of speech and privacy, due process – recognized by our society (ethical formalism).” Basically stating the respect of others should be considered in all decisions. The second states each person should strive towards an increase in self-esteem and mental health....   [tags: Ethics Morals Decisions Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1017 words
(2.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics Of The Tobacco Industry - Ethics of the Tobacco Industry The tobacco industry is a very unethical industry, due to the long term effects of tobacco on humans. The industry also does not assess the ethical and social responsibility the best way that it should. There are many factors that make the industry unethical; some of the reasons are the way the cigarette companies around the world Advertise, the way governments and cigarette companies make a huge profit from the sales of cigarettes, and the labeling health risks....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1021 words
(2.9 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Business Ethics in Accounting - In the past there [ ] have been several cases in the business environment related to the practices of accountants and auditors who have violated the trust and confidence of public. A number of researches have been conducted to find the potential factors resulting in unethical, biased or inappropriate decision making and judgments by the professionals. The aim of this paper is to review two academic articles and conclude on the reliability of the claims and assertions made by the authors. The research paper of Pflugrath, Martinov-Bennie & Chen (2007) aims to analyze the impact of organizational codes of ethics on the accountants’ and auditors’ judgments and professional decisions making ski...   [tags: Accounting, Business Ethics] 1028 words
(2.9 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
History of the Origins of Environmental Ethics - History of the Origins of Environmental Ethics The inspiration for environmental ethics was the first Earth Day in 1970 when environmentalists started urging philosophers who were involved with environmental groups to do something about environmental ethics. An intellectual climate had developed in the last few years of the 1960s in large part because of the publication of two papers in Science: Lynn White's "The Historical Roots of our Ecologic Crisis" (March 1967) and Garett Hardin's "The Tragedy of the Commons" (December 1968)....   [tags: Ethics Philosophy Essays] 1036 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Hwang's Ethics - Ethics can be defined as the study and philosophy of human conduct, with an emphasis of determining right and wrong (Ferrell & Fraedrich 2010). Ethics are an individual belief system that consists of knowing what is right and acceptable and what is wrong. While it is true that ethics is closely linked with law, regulations and rules, it does not go against research and does not hinder scientific progress. Woo-Suk Hwang and his team paint a picture of the rampant fraud and ethical violations that occurs in the field of biological research and testing....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 10 Works Cited
1038 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cultural Values And Personal Ethics - Decisions we make everyday are influenced in part by our core values. Our cultural background, individual bias, personal ethics, and past experiences help to form the basis of our value system. "We begin sharpening our values at a very early age. Our parents, teachers, friends, religious leaders, heroes and fictional idols teach us right from wrong" (Deblieux, 1995). These teachings help us to evaluate situations and form conclusions. We are all individuals, but together we form a society. "Each society develops a different set of assumptions and norms under which to operate, and different professions, functions, and even genders within a society or organization can have different cultu...   [tags: Ethics Morals]
:: 5 Works Cited
1038 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Information Ethics - Information Ethics The paper addresses theoretical and practical aspects of information ethics from an intercultural perspective. The recent concept of information ethics is related particularly to problems which arose in the last century with the development of computer technology and the internet. A broader concept of information ethics as dealing with the digital reconstruction of all possible phenomena leads to questions relating to digital ontology. Following Heidegger's conception of the relation between ontology and metaphysics, the author argues that ontology has to do with Being itself and not just with the Being of beings which is the matter of metaphysics....   [tags: Technology Information Ethics ] 1041 words
(3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics Awareness in Business - Each individual faces a situation in professional or personal life, where they are required to make an ethical decision. This type of decision making requires a person to make a personal judgment about a matter that affects lives of other people. For Example, to hire or fire a person based on race, ethnicity, or religion would be an unethical decision. In this paper will be discussed the ethical values of Shelina Virani, how her values align with the values of Kudler Fine Foods, and how these values would effect her performance as a manager at Kudler Fine Food....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1059 words
(3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics of the Nuremberg Code - From 1946 to 1947, the Nuremberg War Crime Trials took place, withfifteen of twenty-three German physicians and research scientist-physicians found guilty of criminal human experimentation projects. The trial court attempted to establish a set of principles of human experimentation that could serve as a code of research ethics. The result was the Nuremberg Code, which attempted to provide a natural law-based set of universal ethical principles. Looking beyond the Nuremberg Code and applying it to modern medical research ethics, there are many challenges that it poses....   [tags: Ethics] 1060 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Code of Ethics - Ethics and values apply to our personal and professional lives. If you are able to understand and implement values and ethics in everyday practices, you will encourage one’s success in personal and professional careers. Ethics is a concept of one’s actions, which derives from principals of an individual doing what is right not wrong. Velasquez, Andre, Shanks, and Meyer (1987), define ethics as a “well based standard of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues”....   [tags: Ethics, values, social analysis, behavior] 1060 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Personal Ethics Development - Ethical behavior and development are traits and skills that are always improving. Although the skills are improving the basic make up remain the same. The ability to incorporate character, morals, and values encourage a person’s ability to enhance the ethical behavior of an individual. This paper will define the ethical system used to best develop a person, discuss the potential effect that can become beneficial to the corporate environment and explain why organizations need ethics within the company....   [tags: Business Ethics] 1060 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics of Accountants and Auditors - In the past there have been several cases in the business environment related to the practices of accountants and auditors who have violated the trust and confidence of the public. A number of studies have been conducted in order to identify the potential factors resulting in unethical, biased or inappropriate decision making and judgments by the professionals. The aim of this paper is to review two relevant academic articles and evaluate the reliability of the claims and assertions made by the authors....   [tags: Ethics, Business] 1066 words
(3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Ethics in Leadership Today - In the business world these days, we must take into consideration many factors in becoming successful individually and as a team. One major important factor I’ll be talking about is how ethics influence leadership. How I value the importance of having good ethics, my leadership experiences in life, and how I will apply these values in my future career. Today we live in such a diverse environment, which means we are surrounded by a lot of different culture, ethnicity, and religion. To become a successful leader you must learn to deal with the differences, one could possess and practice a code of ethics which should include valuable guidelines of principles....   [tags: Business Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1068 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics And Social Responsibilities - Introduction This paper will examine the statement, “Strict government regulations are necessary to make companies behave ethically.” It will also examine the impact of government regulations have on business ethics and social responsibility along with the chosen statement. Also, this paper will defend the position of the author with relevant business examples and appropriate references. As a manager, we bring along with us our own concepts of what is right and what is wrong. Every decision that is made, for better or worse is the application of these values to the question at hand....   [tags: Business Ethics Responsibility] 1079 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Religious Views On Business Ethics - Business ethics is a very broad term and widely used throughout the world. The term “business ethics” first started to be used in the United States in the early 1970’s as businesses were growing bigger and more powerful. Business ethics are guidelines or behaviors that businesses and individuals use daily to deal with the world, and even smaller situations they might find themselves in. Race, gender, age and religion all play a role in a person’s ethics. The most important factor in a person’s perspective of business ethics is religion, because there are so many different religious views....   [tags: Religion Business Ethics Morals] 1112 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics in the Worplace - As individuals we have personal values and beliefs that are a part of who we are as a person. Some of these values and beliefs are things that are learned from our parents, grandparents and other individuals that influence our lives. We also acquire values from some of things that we have experienced in life. As we navigate our way through the workplace, we encounter situations that may challenge our values and beliefs. When these incidents occur we need to ensure that the right decisions are being made....   [tags: Business Ethics]
:: 4 Works Cited
1115 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
How Ethics Impact our Judgement. - This assignment will be critically analysing how different ethical perspectives may impact upon an individual and their justification for an action they have elected to undertake. This shall be implemented in accordance to case study one, where Sean misses the deadline to submit a substantial piece of work, whilst referring to the ethical perspectives of consequentialism and deontology. Deontologists judge the morality of their actions in accordance to how those actions adhere to the rules (Hursthouse, 2010), without regard to consequences or other external factors (Fox and Demarco, 2001)....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 11 Works Cited
1119 words
(3.2 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics and Information Security - Ethics and Online Source Information What is Ethics. In my opinion, ethics give people free will to make right choices. People have free will to make choices that are governed with responsibility, accountability, and liability. We have a responsibility to perform in an ethical manner and be accountable for our choices or actions. Regardless of the circumstances and choices we make, there are consequences if we make the wrong choice. The question of whether an action or choice is ethical or not is fundamentally based on whether something is right or wrong....   [tags: Ethics ] 1140 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics in Finance - Identify an event or series of events that occurred in the financial marketplace falling within the realm of Financial Management, Financial Institutions and Markets, or Investments that raise significant ethical questions. Analyze the events, public policy responses and their impact on the financial markets and economy at large. Suppose you are the CEO of a well respected, multi-million dollar energy company. You stand at the forefront of innovation and you are world-renowned for your pioneering efforts in the energy industry....   [tags: Business Ethics Financial Management] 1155 words
(3.3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Drugs and Ethics - Ethics and law do not always go hand in hand. Not every law is ethical, and even if a law is considered ethical on its surface, it may result in unethical outcomes. "Ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues.” The pharmaceutical industry confronts several dilemmas every year. Most of these dilemmas revolve around money or whether or not to sacrifice now for a bigger payoff in the end concerning money and/or lives....   [tags: Business Ethics]
:: 3 Works Cited
1164 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Business Ethics - In today’s global society, a Code of Ethics policy is used to label established, acceptable behaviors among that industry’s business associates, potential investors, and the corporation’s executive officers and employees, and most important, the consumer (Ethics Resource Center, 2003). In an attempt to promote an increased efficiency and productivity potential level, among employees and prospective clients, a corporation’s standard Code of Ethics should guide its members toward a more in-depth examination of their personal moral activity, and how these actions affect the people or acquaintances they encounter....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals]
:: 3 Works Cited
1180 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Organization Ethics - Ethical Issues Are Major Concern Every organization has a set of ethical standards that they abide by. The organization ethical standards purposes: it build the organization confidence in the community , keep the employees uniformed in what the organization strive to have as organizational behaviors and help the employees have guidelines to make ethical decisions that protects the organization. Every organization also has a profession responsibility to conduct business honestly and ethically....   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 4 Works Cited
1185 words
(3.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility - What is Ethics.  As provided by “Business Management: A Contemporary Compilation” by (Nieuwenhuizen, Drotskie & Oosthuizen 2014), ethics can be defined as moral principles that govern or influence a person’s behaviour.  As provided by “Business Management: A Contemporary Compilation” by (Nieuwenhuizen et al.2014), business ethics can be defined as written or unwritten codes of principles or values that govern decisions and actions within an organisation.  According to Wikipedia.org, ethics are defined as moral principles that govern a person's behaviour or the conducting of an activity....   [tags: Business Ethics Essays]
:: 2 Works Cited
1208 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Nursing Ethics Case Study - Introduction An ethical dilemma is defined as a mental state when the nurse has to make a choice between the options and choices that he or she has at her disposal. The choice is a crucial task as the opting of the step will subsequently determine the health status of the concerned patient, hence it requires a great deal of wisdom along with proper medical and health training before any such step is opted as it is a matter of life and death. Strong emphasis should therefore be on the acquisition of proper knowledge and skills so that nurses do posses the autonomy to interact with patients regarding ethical issues involved in health care affairs and address them efficiently....   [tags: Nursing Ethics] 1211 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics in Public Health - In the last three decades HIV/ AIDS has become the one of the most notorious and widely spread diseases in the modern world. Its discovery in the late seventies prompted worldwide concern. The one thing that has become the most bothersome thing about the HIV/ AIDS epidemic is prevention. Prevention or stopping the transmission of the diseases is hindered by factors such as: denial or non-acceptance by infected persons, unsafe sex, and non-disclosure by infected persons to their at risk sexual partner(s)....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
:: 9 Works Cited
1214 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Medical Ethics in Drug Trials - Medical Ethics in Drug Trials Thousands of people voluntarily enroll in clinical drug trials every year. They are putting their health and safety at risk by participating in a drug trial. One would think they would be doing this to promote medical advancement, but in all actuality, it is for the high dollar amounts they receive for compensation. People that frequently enroll in drug trials are often called “guinea pigs.” The monetary amount people are paid can go as high seventy-five hundred dollars....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
:: 8 Works Cited
1227 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Counseling Ethics - META-ETHICS: Meta-ethics is the branch of ethics that seeks to understand the nature of ethical properties, and ethical statements, attitudes, and judgments. Meta-ethics as a discipline gained attention with G.E. Moore's famous work Principia Ethica from 1903 in which Moore first addressed what he referred to as the naturalistic fallacy. Moore's rebuttal of naturalistic ethics, his Open Question Argument sparked an interest within the analytic branch of western philosophy to concern oneself with second order questions about ethics; specifically the semantics, epistemology and ontology of ethics....   [tags: Ethics]
:: 25 Works Cited
1236 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Ethics and Supervision in our Society - One can say the foundation of business, government, and society is built on morals and ethics. Ethics can be defined as” the process of making moral decisions about individuals and their interactions in society while still attempting to protect the rights and welfare of those same individuals.”(Francis 2010) Morals can be simply described as the principals of right and wrong behavior that are agreed upon by society. Society generally base their morals from teachings originally found in religion....   [tags: morals, ethics, religion]
:: 4 Works Cited
1250 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Importance of Ethics Academically and Professionally - According to plagiarism.org, “A national survey published in Education Week found that 54% of students admitted to plagiarizing from the internet; 74% of students admitted that at least once during the past school year they had engaged in "serious" cheating; and 47% of students believe their teachers sometimes choose to ignore students who are cheating.” About two years, a classmate of mine was caught plagiarizing. The classmate was always known to be a great writer because they would receive astounding letter grades on their papers....   [tags: Ethics, Education]
:: 8 Works Cited
1251 words
(3.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Ethics in an Organization - Ethics in an Organization Value Personal Source with Examples Justify the Value's Position in the List. Include any challenges to employing these values consistently when making personal and organizational decisions. Integrity First I always strive to do the right thing even when no one is looking. This will prevent me from getting in trouble and making poor decisions that may and will affect my organization. I have seen many people in the Air Force losing ranks, money and even their families for lack of integrity. Few years ago some large corporations fail shot in this department, Enron for example....   [tags: Business Ethics Morals] 1252 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Tort Laws and Ethics - In today’s health care, there are laws set in place to protect the well-being and best interest of the patient. These laws range from tort laws, criminal laws, and contract laws. Although each of these laws are set in place to protect the patient to a certain degree of wrongdoing on the physicians and medical facilities part, they can be distinguished by which one affects health care professionals directly compared to indirectly. In this paper, I will discuss the Tort Law, the law that most directly influences Health Care Professionals....   [tags: Medical Ethics ]
:: 5 Works Cited
1260 words
(3.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]


Your search returned 200 essays for "ethics":
1  2  3    Next >>