Clarifying Personal Values
Each of you will be faced with numerous moral and ethical dilemmas throughout your career. To be prepared to make these ethical decisions, it is helpful to clarify your personal values, and morals before you are faced with an ethical dilemma. Review the following list of values and create a list of the five values most important to you in making decisions.
|List of Five Important Values | |1. |Respect | |2. |Fairness | |3. |Teamwork | |4. |Understanding | |5. |Success |
The commonalities that are in the values that I have chosen are that they try to make decisions in a way that is not selfish. I just believe in treating others the way that I would want to be treated. Even when making decisions in my personal life or in business I try to understand where the other party is coming from. These values make me think over what I say and do before I speak of act. They help to keep me from making irrational decisions. If one or more of my values that I’ve listed conflict with my...