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2 Kinds of Rules of Conduct

1. Directives
2. Social Policies

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2 types of values

1. Intrinsic
2. Instrumental

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3 Schemes for Grounding the Evaluative Rules in a Moral System

- Religion
- Law
- Philosophical Ethics

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5 Branches of Ethics

- Normative Ethics
- Meta-Ethics
- Applied Ethics
- Moral Ethics
- Descriptive Ethics

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3Rs of business ethics

- Respect
- Responsibility
- Results

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Respect includes behavior such as:

–Treating everyone with dignity and courtesy
–Using organizational resources appropriately and efficiently
–Protecting and improving work environment
– Being on time!

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Responsibility includes behavior such as:

–Providing timely, high quality goods and services
–Working collaboratively and carrying one’s share of work load
–Meeting all performance expectations and adding value

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Unethical Practices (9)

- Lies
- Tacit Lies
- False Promises
- Bribery
- Breach of Trust
- Behavior
- Productivity
- State of Mind
- Creativity

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Rights

1. The “status” of everyone on the job is the same.
2. The right to decide how to lead your life
3. The right to have your own values, beliefs, opinions, and emotions - and the right to respect yourself for them
4. The right not to justify or explain your actions or feelings to others
5. the right to take the time you need to formulate you ideas before expressing them
6. The right to ask for information or help - without having negative feelings about your needs
7. The right to change your mind and to make mistakes
8. The right to like yourself even though you're not perfect, and sometimes do less than you are capable of doing
9. The right to have positive, satisfying relationships
10. The right to change, enhance, or develop your life in any way you determine
11. the right to disagree with any person, belief, idea or approach

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3 Possible Response when your rights are violated (Response to Aggression)

- return aggression
- non assertion
- assertive behavior

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Types of Tangible Assets

- cash
- bank balances
- computers & other machinery
- buildings

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Types of Intangible Assets

–Reputation
–Customers
–Intellectual property
–Computer source code
–Design documents
–Business ideas
–Marketing strategies
–Research break through

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Code of Ethics

- integrity
- competence
- conflict of interest
- privacy
- unauthorized benefits
- theft & misappropriation
- no harassment

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Model of a person

Action
Decision
Will - (Emotions, Mind)

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4 Main Virtues

- prudence (mind)
- temperance (emotions)
- fortitude (emotions)
- justice (will)

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Responsibility of Employers

- Collegiality
- Loyalty
- Respect for authority
- Confidentiality
- Avoid conflicts of interest
- Act as faithful agent

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___ that when followed, __ __ such as __, good , ___, fairness, and/or kindness.
There is not one ___ set of standards that all ___ follow, but each company has the ___ to ___ the standards that are meaningful for their ___. Ethical standards are not always easily enforceable, as they are frequently vaguely defined and somewhat ___ to interpretation ("Men and women should be treated equally, " __ "Treat the customer with respect and kindness."). Others can be more specific, such as "Do not ___ the ___ private ___ with anyone outside of the company."

Principles
promote values
trust
behavior
consistent
companies
right
develop
organization
open
open
share
customer's
information

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___ in ways ___ with what society and ___ typically think are good ___. Ethical behavior tends to be good for ___ and involves demonstrating respect for key ___ ___ that include honesty, fairness, equality, dignity, ___ and ___ ___

Acting
consistent
individuals
values
business
moral principles
diversity
individual rights

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A ___ or situation that requires a ___ or ____ to choose between alternatives that must be evaluated as ___ (____) or wrong (unethical)

problem
person
organization
right
ethical

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Engineers shall uphold and advance the integrity, honor, and dignity of the engineering profession by:

•using their knowledge and skill for the enhancement of the human race

•being honest and impartial and serving with fidelity to the public, their employers, and clients

•striving to increase the competence and prestige of the engineering profession.

•hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public in the performance of their duties

•perform service only in areas of their competence

•issue public statements only in an objective and truthful way

•act in professional matters for each employer or client as faithful agents or trustees, and shall avoid conflicts of interest

•build their professional reputations on the merits of their services

•act in such manner as to uphold and enhance the honor of the engineering profession

•continue their professional development throughout their careers, and shall provide opportunities for the professional development of those engineers under their supervision.