Code of Ethics; a Benefit for Human Life

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Code of ethics; a benefit For human life

This is a look at the Code of Ethics, specifically with a focus on Psychology. Given are examples of principals and their effects. -------------------------------------------------
Code of ethics; a benefit For human life

This is a look at the Code of Ethics, specifically with a focus on Psychology. Given are examples of principals and their effects. Applied Ethics Midterm by, Anthony Rizzotti
Applied Ethics Midterm by, Anthony Rizzotti

What is a code of Ethics? Why are the principals set forth in one so important? “A code of ethics is a written set of principles and rules intended to serve as a guideline for determining appropriate ethical behavior for those individuals under its authority”[1]. In a nutshell it’s a set of ethics geared towards the universal ethical behavior of a company or organization. We as individuals have our personal values and ethics and they greatly vary from person to person. One of the major things these Codes Of Ethic’s do is make sure that the ethical behavior of all persons involved are on the same page. It lets these individuals know what is ethically expected of them. The Code is made up of various principals; the definition of Ethical principles is as follows “principles are organizing themes in systematic thought. In bioethics four principles have been selected to organize thought and action: (1) autonomy--respect for the decisional capacity of individual persons, (2) non-maleficence--not doing harm to persons, (3) beneficence--doing good for persons, (4) justice--treating persons fairly”[2]. Basically it is the set of rules and values that make up and comprise a Code of Ethics. We as individuals have our personal values and ethics and they greatly vary from person to person. The major thing these Codes Of Ethic’s do is make sure that the ethical behavior of all persons involved are on the same page with the ethical behavior...
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