Moral Values & Character Building

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Moral Values & Character Building

  1. 1. Moral Values & Character Building Assignment By (C-2)
  2. 2. 1. Make an OHP presentation of 05 minutes on what you understand about Moral Values and character building, highlighting the process of development of the same in a person and state how this helps in one’s career …(P2a) Morals: Morals are principles and values based on what a person or society believes are the right, proper or acceptable ways of behaving. Values: Values of a person or group are the moral principles and beliefs that they think are important in life and that they tend to live their lives by such values as guiding principles.
  3. 3. <ul><li>Trustworthiness </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Fairness </li></ul><ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul>Moral Principles or Values
  4. 4. Moral Principles or Values <ul><li>Trustworthiness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with little supervision, yet seek guidance as needed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be honest, reliable, and ethical in all dealings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refuse to steal, misuse or abuse company time, property or equipment. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Refuse to lie, cheat, deceive, manipulate, exploit or take advantage of others. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Moral Principles or Values <ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Value and honor all people. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respect the dignity, privacy and freedom of all. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use good manners. Be courteous and polite. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen to and communicate openly with others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be friendly and cooperative. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Moral Principles or Values <ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Show initiative. Pay attention to detail. Pursue excellence. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be loyal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strive to improve abilities, learn new skills and take on broader responsibilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be accountable. Fulfill commitments, persevere and get the job done. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Fairness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listen. Know your job. Communicate honestly. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consider all stakeholders and the possible short- and long-term consequences of decisions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be free of bias, just, without favoritism or prejudice. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use tact and courtesy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share knowledge, ideas and skills with others. </li></ul></ul>Moral Principles or Values
  8. 8. <ul><li>Caring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strive for harmonious, mutually beneficial relationships. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show kindness and sensitivity to the feelings of others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Express gratitude. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show personal concern for others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take time to help others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be kind. Be kind. Be kind. </li></ul></ul>Moral Principles or Values
  9. 9. <ul><li>Citizenship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand and contribute to the organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take care of equipment and resources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pursue life-long learning. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Volunteer without expectation of recognition or reward. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be a role model and mentor to new employees. </li></ul></ul>Moral Principles or Values
  10. 10. Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln
  11. 11. What is Character? <ul><li>The inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions. </li></ul>WRITE IT DOWN!!!
  12. 12. What are Characteristics of Character? WRITE IT DOWN!!! Honesty Competent Inspiring Courageous Tact Fairness Loyal Integrity Confident Unselfish Responsibility Citizenship Caring Respect Trustworthiness
  13. 13. Why is Character Important? <ul><li>Warren Bennis says, “that after vision and passion, INTEGRITY (character) is the most basic fundamental competency to be a leader.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>He further points out that Integrity is the basis of TRUST. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Who Cares About Character? <ul><li>The Age of Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>The Importance of Family Values </li></ul>PEOPLE ARE ALWAYS WATCHING!!!
  15. 15. Impacting Moral & Character Development Four major questions need to be addressed when focusing on character development: 1. What is good character? 2. What causes or prevents good character? 3. H ow can good character be measured ? 4. How can good character best be developed?
  16. 16. Components of Character Know Think Value Commit Plan Personal Social Behave
  17. 17. Impacting Moral & Character Development 1. What is good character? Personal <ul><li>honest and truthful </li></ul><ul><li>autonomous </li></ul><ul><li>responsible </li></ul><ul><li>self-management and self-discipline </li></ul><ul><li>courageous </li></ul><ul><li>integrity </li></ul>
  18. 18. 1. What is good character? Social <ul><li>sociable </li></ul><ul><li>benevolent </li></ul><ul><li>compassionate </li></ul><ul><li>courteous </li></ul><ul><li>trustworthy </li></ul>Impacting Moral & Character Development
  19. 19. 2. What causes or prevents good character? Impacting Moral & Character Development 1. heredity 2. early childhood experience 3. modeling by important adults & older youth 4. peer influence 5. general physical and social environment 6. communications media 7. content taught in the schools, etc. 8. specific situations and roles
  20. 20. 3. H ow can good character be measured ? <ul><li>Cognitive knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Age appropriate cognitive and moral development. </li></ul><ul><li>Values expressed </li></ul><ul><li>Commitments expressed </li></ul><ul><li>Written plans </li></ul><ul><li>Personal and social overt behavior </li></ul>Impacting Moral & Character Development
  21. 21. 4. How can good character best be developed? Effective communication and shared values among families, schools, religious organizations, and communities. Impacting Moral & Character Development
  22. 22. 3. Map your personal experience of this assignment with respect to Moral values… throw light on the general value system you observed around you…(M1/M3) <ul><li>Personal experience - Moral Values </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I have learnt through this assignment how to behave in a society with morals, values and principles. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I learnt to be honest, reliable, and ethical in all dealings pertaining to my job and career. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I learnt how to respect, honour and value the people. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><ul><li>I learnt how to strive to improve abilities, learn new skills and take on broader responsibilities. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I learnt how to share knowledge, ideas and skills with others. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I learnt to show kindness and sensitivity to the feelings of others. </li></ul></ul>Personal experience - Moral Values
  24. 24. General value systems observed… Classification of Values : Ethical Values Social Values Spiritual Values Educational Values Professional Values
  25. 25. Ethical Values / Moral Values : Concept - Right / Wrong Good / Bad Virtue / Vice Influence the activities of Human being
  26. 26. Social Values : Satya Asteya Brahmacharya Aparigraha Ahimsa According to Patanjali – Five “Yamas”
  27. 27. Spiritual Values : Intrinsic Values Truth Beauty Goodness Intellect Will Feeling Jnana Karma Bhakti
  28. 28. Educational Values : According to Vivekananda – Man making Education Physical Psychological Social Moral
  29. 29. Man making Education Samveg Samskaras Swabhava Emotions Formed habits behaviour Right emotions Noble associations Righteous conduct
  30. 30. Learning domains according to Psychology Receiving Responding Valuing Organization Characterization Cognitive – Affective - Psychomotor
  31. 31. Valuing :- Commitment to certain goal Commitment to certain Idea Commitment to certain belief
  32. 32. Organisation :- Value system and behaviour By value / value complex Characterization : -
  33. 33. Educational Values : Good Useful Valuable Activities - - in Education
  34. 34. SCOPE OF VALUE BASED EDUCATION <ul><li>INCULCATING SOCIALLY </li></ul><ul><li>RESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR </li></ul>CREATINGVALUE BASED QUALITY PROMOTING ETHICAL BEHAVIOR DEFINING INSTITUTIONAL IDEOLOGY VALUE BASED EDUCATION
  35. 35. DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT VALUES 1. Physical Discipline Healthy living Dignity of labor Punctuality 2. Intellectual Truth Scientific temper Rational outlook Quest for knowledge
  36. 36. <ul><li>3. Moral/Ethical Resistance to temptation </li></ul><ul><li>Righteousness </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Self control </li></ul><ul><li>Non-violence </li></ul><ul><li>4. Spiritual Purity, Tolerance </li></ul><ul><li> Faith , Freedom </li></ul><ul><li>5. Social Co-operation </li></ul><ul><li> Mutual respect </li></ul><ul><li> Sharing, Concern </li></ul>DIMENSIONS OF DEVELOPMENT VALUES
  37. 37. EDUCATION AND CORE VALUES <ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  38. 38. PROCESS OF QUALITY VALUE ENHANCEMENT <ul><li>Evaluation of current situation </li></ul><ul><li>Creating condition for change </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing changes </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating whether change has made something better </li></ul>
  39. 39. 4. Plan/give a suggestion for others and your self for building a strong character and imbibing a strong value system highlighting and analysing the importance of the same in both personal and professional life .. (M2/D2/D3) <ul><li>Everything that happens to us happens in purpose. And sometimes, one thing leads to another. </li></ul><ul><li>Instead of locking yourself up in your cage of fears and crying over past heartaches, embarrassment and failures, treat them as your teachers and they will become your tools in both self-improvement and success. </li></ul>Building a strong character…
  40. 40. when does self-improvement become synonymous with success? Where do we start? Take these tips : Building a strong character… <ul><li>Stop thinking and feeling as if you’re a failure, because you’re not. How can others accept you if YOU can’t accept YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>When you see hunks and models on TV, think more on self improvement, not self pitying. Self-acceptance is not just about having nice slender legs, or great abs. Concentrate on inner beauty. </li></ul>
  41. 41. when does self-improvement become synonymous with success? Where do we start? Take these tips : Building a strong character… <ul><li>When people feel so down and low about themselves, help them move up. Don’t go down with them. They’ll pull you down further and both of you will end up feeling inferior. </li></ul><ul><li>The world is a large room for lessons, not mistakes. Don’t feel stupid and doomed forever just because you failed on a science quiz. There’s always a next time. Make rooms for self-improvement. </li></ul>
  42. 42. when does self-improvement become synonymous with success? Where do we start? Take these tips : Building a strong character… <ul><li>Take things one at a time. You don’t expect black sheep’s to be goody two-shoes in just a snap of a finger. Self-improvement is a one day at a time process. </li></ul><ul><li>Self-improvement results to inner stability, personality development and SUCCESS. It comes from self-confidence, self appreciation and self esteem. </li></ul>
  43. 43. when does self-improvement become synonymous with success? Where do we start? Take these tips : Building a strong character… <ul><li>Set meaningful and achievable goals. It hopes and aims to result to an improved and better YOU. </li></ul><ul><li>Little things mean BIG to other people. Sometimes, we don’t realize that the little things that we do like a pat on the back, saying “hi” or “hello”, greeting someone “good day” or telling Mr. Smith something like “hey, I love your tie!” are simple things that mean so much to other people. When we’re being appreciative about beautiful things around us and other people, we also become beautiful to them. </li></ul>
  44. 44. A very nice quote says that, “ When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” We are all here to learn our lessons. Our parents, school teachers, friends, colleagues, officemates, neighbors… they are our teachers. When we open our doors for self -improvement, we increase our chances to head to the road of success. Building a strong character…
  45. 45. The following tips are useful for getting success and building a strong character in life which are useful in personal as well as career improvement <ul><li>Achieve your Dreams - the future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. </li></ul><ul><li>Believe in your self , and in what you can do. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider things on every angle and aspect . Motivation comes from determination. To be able to understand life, you should feel the sun from both sides. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t give in and don’t give up . Thomas Edison failed once, twice, more than thrice before he came up with his invention and perfected the incandescent light bulb. Make motivation as your steering wheel. </li></ul>Motivation – Heart of self improvement
  46. 46. Motivation – Heart of self improvement <ul><li>Enjoy . Work as if you don’t need money. Dance as if nobody’s watching. Love as if you never cried. Learn as if you’ll live forever. Motivation takes place when people are happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Family and Friends – are life’s greatest ‘F’ treasures. Don’t loose sight of them. </li></ul><ul><li>Give more than what is enough . Where does motivation and self-improvement take place at work? At home? At school? When you exert extra effort in doing things. </li></ul><ul><li>Hang on to your dreams . They may dangle in there for a moment, but these little stars will be your driving force. </li></ul>
  47. 47. Motivation – Heart of self improvement <ul><li>Ignore those who try to destroy you . Don’t let other people to get the best of you. Stay out of toxic people – the kind of friends who hates to hear about your success. </li></ul><ul><li>Just be yourself . The key to success is to be yourself. And the key to failure is to try to please everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep trying no matter how hard life may seem . When a person is motivated, eventually he sees a harsh life finally clearing out, paving the way to self-improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to love your self . Now isn’t that easy? </li></ul><ul><li>Make things happen . Motivation is when your dreams are put into work clothes. </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Never lie, cheat or steal . Always play a fair game. </li></ul><ul><li>Open your eyes . People should learn the horse attitude and horse sense. They see things in 2 ways – how they want things to be, and how they should be. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice makes perfect . Practice is about motivation. It lets us learn repertoire and ways on how can we recover from our mistakes. </li></ul><ul><li>Quitters never win . And winners never quit. So, choose your fate – are you going to be a quitter? Or a winner? </li></ul><ul><li>Ready yourself . Motivation is also about preparation. We must hear the little voice within us telling us to get started before others will get on their feet and try to push us around. Remember, it wasn’t raining when Noah build the ark. </li></ul>Motivation – Heart of self improvement
  49. 49. <ul><li>Stop procrastinating ! </li></ul><ul><li>Take control of your life . Discipline or self control jives synonymously with motivation. Both are key factors in self-improvement. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand others . If you know very well how to talk, you should also learn how to listen. Yearn to understand first, and to be understood the second. </li></ul><ul><li>Visualize it . Motivation without vision is like a boat on a dry land. </li></ul><ul><li>Want it more than anything . Dreaming means believing. And to believe is something that is rooted out from the roots of motivation and self-improvement. </li></ul>Motivation – Heart of self improvement
  50. 50. Motivation – Heart of self improvement <ul><li>X Factor is what will make you different from the others . When you are motivated, you tend to put on “extras” on your life like extra time for family, extra help at work, extra care for friends, and so on. </li></ul><ul><li>You are unique . No one in this world looks, acts, or talks like you. Value your life and existence, because you’re just going to spend it once. </li></ul><ul><li>Zero in on your dreams and go for it!!! </li></ul>
  51. 51. Conclusion... “ Tell me and I forget, Show me and I remember, Involve me and I understand.” - Benjamin Franklin
  52. 52. Thank you all...

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