DILEMMAGrocery Store Youre buying groceries and the total is $20, but after store discounts and coupons your total is now $8. You hand the cashier a $10 bill, and she gives you $12 in change, having thought that you gave her a $20. Do you tell her, or do you pocket the $12?
DILEMMA CONT.Car Accident Driving to work you receive a text, anxiously you read it and run into someone, which causes a multi car accident. You get out of your car -- unhurt -- and see that the person you hit is dead. Then, someone comes up to you frantically and says that she hit someone; in the chaos of the crash, she has convinced herself that she hit the person you hit. Do you let her take the fall for you?
HABIT MORALS ETIQUETTE SET OF RULES TRUTHFULNESS STANDARDS INVOLVEMENTKNOWLEDGE VALUES MANNERS BELIEFS INTEGRITY CONSCIENCES PROFICIENCYRESPECT BEHAVIOR RIGHT AND WRONGUNDERSTANDING SYMPATHETIC DIGNITY ETHICS HONEST COURTESY POLITENESS SKILL
Look at a business and those that are in authority, they have the power to help or harm people.If the manager of a store paid his cleaning employee less than the going rate to clean his store, knowing exactly what the going rate is,The Result: The employee could suffer serious financial implications or leave and find another position where he/she does not feel exploited.
IT IS LIKELY THAT THE DECISION IS AN ETHICAL ONE. IF YOU ANSWER “YES” TO ALL.Is my decision a truthful one?Is my decision fair to everyone affected?Will it build goodwill for the organization?Is the decision beneficial to all parties who have a vested interest in the outcome?
Think of others and how they perceive youEtiquette is helping an elderly lady cross thestreet, not attacking her in the middle of theroad and stealing her purse.
SURVEY SAYS Poor Work Ethics 2008-2012 statistics Cause for termination Dishonesty Lack of integrity Lying on a resume Talking too much Refusing to follow directions and orders Conducting personal business at work Inability to get along with other people