My Ethics Awareness Inventory indicates my ethics perspective is most likely based on obligation which means I believe that human beings have intrinsic value - we have a right to individual respect. Therefore, you cannot support social traditions and policies aimed at the best interests of society as a whole if any individual is denied the opportunities to which she/he is entitled as a human being (University of Phoenix, 2007).
SCORING SUMMARY C O R E
MOST 7 9 5 3
LEAST 5 6 10 3 COMBINED SCORE 2 3 -5 0
I often cannot support business decisions that are presented as being in the best interests of my company, especially if such policies deny individual employees the opportunities to which they are entitled as people. My approach to ethics is that I believe as long as people are acting within the limits of the law and humanity, they should be allowed to make their own decisions. Although, I do not think acting according to one's instincts is unethical, and is in fact necessary at times. I also believe encouraging people to grow as individuals and improve their lives is more important than increasing business …show more content…
Often what I think is the right choice does not look like the most beneficial short-term choice for the people with whom I interact. As a result what I consider to be the right decision often hinders me (University of Phoenix, 2003). One example of this is my preparation for weekly learning team projects in my classes. In my preparation I lay out a detailed tasks and schedule list for each project, addressing specific responsibilities and deadlines for each individual on my team. Many times team members do not see the benefit of this and turn in their portions when they feel best suited which disrupts the flow of the project that inconveniences the