Ethical Integrity/Environmental Issues
SOC 120 Intro to Ethics & Social Responsibility
18 July 2009
“Integrity and competition are not necessarily conflicting values. In fact, they can decidedly work to your advantage.” Ethics is not about what we say or what we intend, it’s about what we do. This is the heart of integrity- demonstrating a consistency between ethical principle and ethical practice. Integrity is a fundamental measure of character. In most working environments there should be core values or principles that people should understand and adapt to most people that have progressed throughout the career feel they have to at time compromise there integrity to prosper in their career.
Every individual starts out with a plan in their career, as to where do they see themselves five years from now. Many people question the fact if they have enough school experience behind them or whether they were employed long enough with that company. In all reality in most work places employees are willing to display their integrity only to see and know that their employer is doing the same. Most jobs today lack the training to employer about workplace integrity, and display of morals and ethics in the workplace. A lot of people don’t understand that your ethics and morals play a hug part in your everyday workplace. A phrase from The Hasting Center report stated,” Professional practices, of course, endure over time, which means that their practitioners may be guided by the thought that "this is the way we always do it."(Verkerk, Lindemann, Maeckelberghe, Feenstra, 2002)first citation. Many people question their conscience at this point reason being they are trying to progress in their career so now their willing to do any and everything to make that progression happen. If that involves them slandering on a person false documents overall not being loyal to their co-worker or employer.
This also question a person conscience whether...