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  • 1. In the WORKPLACE ATTY. VIVIAN T. DABU
  • 2. 1) You woke up one morning with flu. Wouldyou:a. Stay at home and rest.b. Stay at home and work.c. Go to work but avoid socializing with people.d. Go to work but socialize only with the people you don’t like. http://theethicsguy.com/2010/05/19/five-easy-principles/ Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 2
  • 3. 2) You are having dinner and order severalappetizers, house specialties, deserts, and drinks.When the bill arrives, you notice that the seafoodjambalaya was not included in the bill. Would you:a. Tell the waiter about the oversight.b. Keep it to yourself but leave a larger tip than you were planning to.c. Keep it to yourself and leave your standard tip.d. Use some of the money you’ve saved to donate to your favorite charity. http://theethicsguy.com/2010/05/19/five-easy-principles/ Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 3
  • 4.  Definition and theories Professional Ethics Ethical dilemma, evasion, avoidance, limitation Decision-making process Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 4
  • 5.  Morality Virtue Integrity Values What is right, good or legal Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 5
  • 6.  The study of standards of conduct and moral judgment The system or code of morals of a particular person, religion, group, profession, etc. The discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation http://www.yourdictionary.com/library/reference/define-ethics.html http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ethics Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 6
  • 7.  Greek word “ethos” ◦ Being – character ◦ Behaving – decision-making principles ◦ Becoming – fullness of one’s being and behaving; flourishing Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 7
  • 8.  Virtue Ethics – right and wrong are determined according to acting in certain ways considered to be good or virtuous. http://cte.rockhurst.edu/s/945/images/editor_docu ments/content/Ethical%20Decision%20 Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 8
  • 9.  Duty Ethics – right and wrong are determined according to duty – not what you do, but why you do it. http://cte.rockhurst.edu/s/945/images/editor_docu ments/content/Ethical%20Decision%20 Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 9
  • 10.  Utilitarianism – right and wrong are determined according to that course of action that produces the greatest benefit for the greatest number of people. http://cte.rockhurst.edu/s/945/images/editor_docu ments/content/Ethical%20Decision%20 Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 10
  • 11.  Cultural Relativism – right and wrong are determined by the customs/rules of one’s society. http://cte.rockhurst.edu/s/945/images/editor_docu ments/content/Ethical%20Decision%20 Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 11
  • 12.  Section 5. Core Values 5.1 Integrity 5.2 Honesty 5.3 Professionalism 5.4 Commitment 5.5 Teamwork 5.6 Leadership 5.7 Competence 5.8 Cooperation Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 12
  • 13.  Section 5. Core Values 5.9 Efficiency 5.10 Flexibility 5.11 Initiative 5.12 Mutual Accountability 5.13 Community Involvement 5.14 Openness 5.15 Mutual Respect Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 13
  • 14.  Integrity Live with dignity at all times in all places. Not accept favors or gifts from learners, their parents or others in their behalf in exchange for requested concessions. Not accept, directly or indirectly, any remuneration from tutorials other than what is authorized for such service. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 14
  • 15.  Honesty Not entitled to claim credit or work not of his own. Not make false accusations or charges. Transact all official business through channels. Maintain good reputation with respect to financial matters. Avoid conflict of interest. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 15
  • 16.  Professionalism Organize records and other data before leaving the post. Hold inviolate all confidential information. Where mutual attraction and subsequent love develop between teacher and learner, the teacher shall exercise utmost professional discretion to avoid scandal. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 16
  • 17.  Commitment Possessand actualize a full commitment and devotion to duty. Contractual obligations to live up to contract, assuming full knowledge of employment terms and conditions. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 17
  • 18.  Teamwork Support one another when the best interest of the learners, the school, or the profession is at stake in any controversy. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 18
  • 19.  LeadershipA facilitator of learning and development of the youth. Be an intellectual leader in the community. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 19
  • 20.  Competence Physically,mentally and morally fit. Participate in Continuing Professional Education program of the PRC and pursue other studies. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 20
  • 21.  Cooperation Understand and support the legitimate policies of the school and the administration. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 21
  • 22.  Efficiency Uphold the highest possible standards of quality of education, make the best preparations, and be at his best at all times. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 22
  • 23.  Flexibility Ensurethat conditions contribute to the maximum development of learners are adequate. Extend needed assistance in preventing or solving learner’s problems and difficulties. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 23
  • 24.  Initiative Help the school keep the people in the community informed about the school’s work and accomplishments, its needs and problems. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 24
  • 25.  Mutual Accountability Actively insure that teaching is the noblest profession. At all times be imbued with the spirit of professional loyalty, mutual confidence, and faith in one another, self-sacrifice for the common good, and full cooperation with colleagues. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 25
  • 26.  Community Involvement Provideleadership and initiative to actively participate in community movements for moral, social, educational, economic and civic betterment. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 26
  • 27.  Openness Not be prejudiced or discriminate against a learner. Hear parent’s complaints with sympathy and understanding and discourage unfair criticism. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 27
  • 28.  Mutual Respect Maintain harmonious and pleasant personal and official relations with other professionals, with government officials, and with the people, individually or collectively. Show professional courtesy, helpfulness and sympathy towards teachers and other personnel. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 28
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  • 36.  Personal use of resources ◦ theft ◦ falsification Conflict of interest ◦ accepting bribe, extortion ◦ solicitation, donation, gifts Hiring/staffing practices ◦ influence peddling ◦ biases and partiality Abusive behavior ◦ harassment Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 36
  • 37. Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 37
  • 38.  Personal use of resources ◦ theft ◦ falsification Conflict of interest ◦ accepting bribe, extortion ◦ solicitation, donation, gifts Hiring/staffing practices ◦ influence peddling ◦ biases and partiality Abusive behavior ◦ harassment Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 38
  • 39. “Just this once”“Everyone does it”“No one will ever know”“We have always done it this way”“I’m not paid enough”“The owners earn so much anyway” Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 39
  • 40.  Making the right choice ◦ Ask yourself – are my actions legal? ◦ Will I sleep soundly tonight? ◦ What would a reasonable person do? (WWJD) ◦ How will my decision look to the people I love? Policy compliance o Check to see if there are regulations or rules which restrict your choices ◦ Evaluate the options, issues, and consequences ◦ If uncertain, talk with someone you trust Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 40
  • 41.  Emphasize top management’s commitment Publish an ethics code Establish compliance mechanisms Train employees Measure results – monitoring/feedback mechanisms Increase security Increase employee loyalty Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 41
  • 42. Outcome AwarenessDecision Context Framework Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 42
  • 43. 1) You woke up one morning with flu. Wouldyou:a. Stay at home and rest. 20b. Stay at home and work. 15c. Go to work but avoid socializing with people. 10d. Go to work but socialize only with the people you don’t like. 5 http://theethicsguy.com/2010/05/19/five-easy-principles/ Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 43
  • 44. 2) You are having dinner and order severalappetizers, house specialties, deserts, and drinks.When the bill arrives, you notice that the seafoodjambalaya was not included in the bill. Would you:a. Tell the waiter about the oversight. 20b. Keep it to yourself but leave a larger tip than you were planning to. 15 5c. Keep it to yourself and leave your standard tip.d. Use some of the money you’ve saved to donate to your favorite charity. 10 http://theethicsguy.com/2010/05/19/five-easy-principles/ Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 44
  • 45.  Know yourself Know your values Stand firm Be committed Be consistent Be faithful Character + Consistency = Christ-like life Ethics in the workplace Sunday, August 07, 2011 45
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