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Ethics Development. Understanding and Application

April 3, 2016 | Author: | Posted in other

This presents the study on Ethics , the different kinds of ethics and how it compares from values , beliefs and morals . The also presents the writer ‘s ethics and what had influenced its development Secondly , the explains how the writer is able to apply his set of ethical standards in the professional work place and the implications of how the writer ‘s firms grasp of his ethics affect his decision making in the corporate setting . Lastly this presents two cases were the writer ‘s set of ethics and decision making skills are applied in [banner_entry_middle]

the corporate setting

Ethics primarily is one of the major branches of HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Philosophy ” \o “Philosophy ” philosophy and comes from the greek word meaning arising from habit ( HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Alasdair_MacIntyre ” \o “Alasdair MacIntyre ” MacIntyre , 2002 . Ethics is primarily the study of morality and value . Ethics covers the utilization of concepts like HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Good ” \o “Good ” good and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Evil ” \o “Evil ” evil , right and wrong and HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Moral_responsibility ” \o “Moral responsibility ” responsibility and /or accountability and how it is applied in society and how it affects the way society works . In many cases , people usually equate ethics with emotions . However being ethical is not just a matter of following his /her emotions . Someone following his /her feelings may retreat from doing what is right . In fact , feelings frequently deviate from what is clearly ethical . The study of ethics is divided into three primary areas : applied ethics which basically is the study of how ethical values are applied in society , meta-ethics which is the study of the ethical concepts and normative ethics which is the study to determine ethical values

In the early 20th century , it was asserted that politics was only applied ethics and it is how issues were resolved and were in fact necessary in all matters where human morality and interests were to intersect . However , recent events and rising importance to other elements of society gave rise to other sub-elements of applied ethics such as ethics in economics , environmental ethics , ethics in the professions such as in health care , psychology and legal ethics (Chadwick , 1997 . The lines of distinction between meta-ethics normative ethics , and applied ethics are often blurry . For example , the issue of HYPERLINK “http /en .wikipedia .org /wiki /Abortion ” \o “Abortion ” abortion is a that is under applied ethics since it is a specific type of controversial behavior . On the other hand it is also dependent on a more general set of normative principles such as the right to life or self-rule , aids in determining the morality of that procedure

In the field of metaethics , there are two primary areas of thought that aims to explain what ethical values actually are . The first is called ‘non-realist ‘ theories because it suggests that moral values are creations , dependent on people ‘s feelings and goals regarding themselves… [banner_entry_footer]


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