The purpose of this paper is to identify the author’s personal values, work ethics and how these values align with Kudler Fine Foods, and the author will mirror the impact of his potential performance if he was a manager at Kudler Fine Foods. Additionally, the author will reflect on his Williams Institute Ethics awareness Inventory self assessment and personal values in concurrence with Kudler Fine Foods values.
In today’s world, ethical treatment toward others is decreasing, and managers are being less ethical toward decisions they face and make at the workplace. However, the role of values and the set of ethical criteria of the decision makers should become more relevant in a modern business, and should be in the best interest of all employees. Values are personal, they are beliefs, and ethics rolled into one
One of the most popular tools to test one’s ethical criteria is the Williams Institute Ethics Awareness Inventory (EAI) assessment. According to the Ethics Awareness Inventory (2006), the author’s ethical perspective is based on “obligation”, and least likely to be based on “equity”; however, the author falls under the blended category as well, where he combines the “obligation” with “character”. The Ethics Awareness Inventory (2006) states that the author “ tend to base his ethical perspective on an individual’s duty or obligation to do what is morally right, and he believes that ethical conduct appeals to conscience.” (NP) in his personal and professional life, this means he tends to look behind the person’s action to determine intention, rather than concentrating on results. The EAI supports his principles that human beings are entitled to basic rights; consequently, actions must respect the rights of others. A person who does not respect others is not respected. This person must treat others the way he likes to be treated. Hence, the author believes human beings have a commitment to make choices to benefit the whole society yet do...