Beliefs, Attitudes, Behavior -- Ethics and Values KhachikBarsegyan Speech 104 Professor Marteney
The meanings: Beliefs – confidence is placed Attitudes – created for effect Behavior – manner of acting or controlling yourself Ethics – right or wrongs that are accepted by an individual Values – relative darkness or lightness of a color
Three key ideas That the ordering of beliefs and values create a value system. We use our values and value system to make our decisions We want our decisions to be consistent with our beliefs and values.
Codes of Conduct A code of conduct is a set of rules outlining the responsibilities or proper practices.
Six pillars of character Trustworthiness – the trait of deserving trust and confidence Respect – behavior intended to please your parents Responsibility – the social force that blinds you to the courses of action
4. Fairness – the equality of being good looking 5. Caring – feeling a concern and empathy for others 6. Citizenship – status of a citizen with rights and duties
Ideals of chivalry Prowess – a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation Honor – a woman's virtue or chastity Loyalty – that act of binding yourself to course of action Courtesy – respectful or considerate act Courtly love – a highly conventionalized code of conduct for lovers
Making Ethical Decisions We make out ethical decisions every day, some of our decisions are about what will work best or even last longer. These decisions don't involve right or wrong, but they involve availability, practicality or preference. Always select the best option in your choice, when you cannot decide which is the best choice then eliminate the ones you think don’t mater the best to you, then make that correct decision. Many of our choices are about doing the right things and making the right choices. Decisions happen so quickly but the consequences can last a lifetime.
Terminal values Terminal value refers to the salvage or residual value of an asset. For example, in finance, terminal value is the future discounted value of all future cash flows beyond a given date.
Instrumental values Instrumental value is the value of objects, both physical objects and abstract objects.