According to the EAI, my ethical perspective is most likely to be based on obligation. Obligation is about duty and what a rational person should morally do. In other words, I believe that each person’s conduct should be based on his or her conscience. The flip side to this is since I look into the intent behind a person’s action to judge his or her ethical conduct rather than focusing on the results, it may result in economic hardship in my life or a lost promotion or termination in my workplace. Another issue I would face in addressing ethical dilemmas is what I determine to be the right choice may not appear to be the most beneficial choice for the organization I have agreed to support. The EAI also indicates that cost-benefit analysis is the preferred decision-making tool of many organizations; however, I believe it is an inappropriate tool to use for ethical decisions.
As I look back in my previous employment as a supervisor, I focused on the feelings of my direct reports and how much effort they put into... [continues]
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