Chapter Two:
Building a Strong Character
with Impeccable Ethics
Ethics is knowing the difference between
what you have a r...
Chapter Goals
Learning
• How to develop your
personal character and
ethics
• The value of
trustworthiness
• The importance...
Ethics and Character
Ethics
• A set of moral principles
that guide our decisions and
behavior and help us make
the appropr...
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
4
Integrity
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
5
Components of Ethical Choices
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
6
What’s In Your Name?
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
7
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
8
Six Pillars of Character
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
9
Work Ethic
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
10
Respect
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
11
Factors in Moral Bankruptcy
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
12
Prominent Behaviors of Those
Who Are Morally Bankrupt
• Unhealthy self-esteem
• Lack courage
• Use poor judgment
• Always ...
Two Views on Trust
Those who distrust
everyone until it is
PROVEN they can be
Trusted.
Those who trust everyone
until it i...
Factors that Build Trust
Is truthful even
in times of
personal
turmoil .
Does the right
thing even if
it's not
popular.
Is...
Building
Your Personal Guiding Statement
The Guiding Statement is something you value
and it must be strong enough to moti...
Recap from Chapter One
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
17
Using Your Guiding Statement
Chapter 2, Cornerstones for
Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education
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  1. 1. Chapter Two: Building a Strong Character with Impeccable Ethics Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do. Potter Steward Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 1
  2. 2. Chapter Goals Learning • How to develop your personal character and ethics • The value of trustworthiness • The importance of honoring commitments Ability • Discuss the six levels of ethical decision making • Build a good name and reputation Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 2
  3. 3. Ethics and Character Ethics • A set of moral principles that guide our decisions and behavior and help us make the appropriate decisions when faced with choices. • How we choose to live our lives and how we treat other people. Character • Decisions we make about how to conduct our lives and how we will treat other people Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 3
  4. 4. Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 4
  5. 5. Integrity Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 5
  6. 6. Components of Ethical Choices Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 6
  7. 7. What’s In Your Name? Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 7
  8. 8. Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 8
  9. 9. Six Pillars of Character Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 9
  10. 10. Work Ethic Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 10
  11. 11. Respect Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 11
  12. 12. Factors in Moral Bankruptcy Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 12
  13. 13. Prominent Behaviors of Those Who Are Morally Bankrupt • Unhealthy self-esteem • Lack courage • Use poor judgment • Always looking for more • Untruthful • Jealous and arrogant • Practice deception and betrayal • Unfair • Put self-interest ahead of everything Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 13
  14. 14. Two Views on Trust Those who distrust everyone until it is PROVEN they can be Trusted. Those who trust everyone until it is proven that they cannot be trusted. Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 14
  15. 15. Factors that Build Trust Is truthful even in times of personal turmoil . Does the right thing even if it's not popular. Is courageous and does what they say they will do. Listens to his or her conscience. Supports and protects family, friends, and community. Work hard to build and maintain his or her reputation. Seeks advice from others when in doubt about the “right” thing . Is honorable in all actions. Does not go against his or her personal beliefs for gain. Constantly tries to improve. Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 15
  16. 16. Building Your Personal Guiding Statement The Guiding Statement is something you value and it must be strong enough to motivate and carry you in hard, tough times Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 16
  17. 17. Recap from Chapter One Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 17
  18. 18. Using Your Guiding Statement Chapter 2, Cornerstones for Professionalism, 2/e, Pearson Education 18
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