What do ethics/morality in business mean? Difference between success and failure! The most important attribute that distinguishes business long-term success, are the practices of admirable business ethics/morality, which are then interpreted as the integrity of the company. So in essence, ethics/mor
What my ethics mean to me and how they can help me in life.
Everyone has their own personal ethics, for me this means being honest to my self in everything I do. I use my personal ethics to help in making choices that affect every aspect of my life. Personal ethics for me mean that I choose
Morality and Ethics and Computers
There are many different sides to the discussion on moral and ethical
uses of computers. In many situations, the morality of a particular use of a
computer is up to the individual to decide. For this reason, absolute laws
about ethical computer usage is almost,
Euthanasia: A Question of Ethics
Euthanasia is one of the most acute and uncomfortable contemporary
problems in medical ethics. Is Euthanasia Ethical? The case for euthanasia
rests on one main fundamental moral principle: mercy.
It is not a new issue; euthanasia has been discussed-and practise
I Believe: A Code of Ethics
Fall Semester, 1996
I believe in the power of Mind...
I believe pitchers should bat...
I believe Oswald was a patsy...
I believe everything is a conspiracy...
I believe that people are responsible for
In comparing the ethical theories of the Epicureans, Aristotle, and the Stoics it's found that they possess three separate ideas. These ideas are different in their individual beliefs; yet attempt to accomplish the same goals of creating an inner peace and sense of well being in their followers. G
The literature being studied is an article written by Hellen O' Sullivan, the Director of Scientific Methods Australia. The article entitled "Business ethics are set to set to stage a comeback" was published on the 75th page of T
The Humanities represent man's concern with man and with the human world.
In that concern there is no more important problem than the age-old one which was first discussed systematically here, in Greece, more than two thousand years ago.
The problem I refer to, which the ancient Greek philosophers
What are Business Ethics?
To simply put it, business ethics involves learning what is right and wrong, and then doing the right thing. Philosophers have been discussing ethics for at least 2500 years, since the time of Socrates and Plato. Many ethicists consider emerging ethical beliefs to be "st
Ethical behavior should be observed in Accounting. It is the primary task of people who are involve in this profession to serve the public's interest and might even sacrifice personal advantages. It is just not right to fool the public since they have little knowledge in accountin
Nanotechnology is actually a fairly new idea. This may not seem like any big deal in terms of ethics, but just like any type of scientific advancement there are positives and negatives. Of course the ethical issues don't stem out of just the fact that this is a new kind of science
The notion of authenticity is one of self-fulfillment and Charles Taylor recognizes that there are dangers in accepting modernity's drive toward self-realization. However, he is not willing to give up on this idea of "authenticity." In The Ethics of Authenticity, Taylor lays out a sy
When we are called upon to make decisions, several factors are taken into consideration before this decision can be made. Depending on the type of decision, such factors could be cultural beliefs, personal beliefs, and organizational beliefs. We have come to realize that there are fundamental chall
The Doctrine of the Mean in Aristotle's Politics.
Examining the texts of Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics" and "Politics" side by side, one is bound to find parallels between his reasoning with regard to the individual and to the state. In "Nicomachean Ethics" Aristotle discusses happiness, virtue,
In Book I of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle states that the ultimate human goal or end is happiness. Aristotle describes the steps required for humans to obtain happiness. Aristotle states that activity is an important requirement of happiness. He states that a happy person cannot be inactive. He
For most organizations, values statements are simply rhetoric that sits on a fancy plaque on the wall. The real values are seen in the halls, not on the walls. High performing organizations are clear about their values and about what they translate into in day-to-day behavior. They use their values
Aristotle: Above the Mean
With the strict oppression of thought by religion and government in the 2nd century B.C.E., it's a surprise in itself that Aristotle, a man with such revolutionary thoughts and ideas was able to let his thinking be known to the entire world (as it was known back then).
In Donaldson's Values in Tension: Ethics Away From Home, he describes a policy
that was standard at home, but unsuccessful elsewhere. In one example, the manager of a
U.S. company in China caught one of the employees stealing. By following the company's
practice and turning the employee
After news of the scandal of Enron, one of the hottest items on e-Bay was a 64-page copy of Enron's corporate code of ethics. One seller/former employee proclaimed it had "never been opened." In the forward Kenneth L. Lay, CEO of Enron stated, "We want to be proud of Enron and to know that it enjo
"What are we like, and what should we do?"
As humans we are faced with many decisions in life, which in and of itself, distinguishes us from the animal kingdom. I'm sure other animals make decisions, but as humans we take into account our values and morals. In choosing which path t