The ability to evaluate professional and personal values and ethics is an important and highly essential fact for today’s fast paced business world. The Ethic Awareness Inventory offers valuable information and insight to ones ethical point of view which enabled me to realize my own ethical standpoint and compare the result with the inventory analysis.
This paper will discuss the results of the Ethics Awareness Inventory and relate that to what Kudler Fine Foods Appears to value as an organization. I will also identify my values and those values align with the values of Kudler Fine foods, and how this would affect my performance if were a manager at this company.
What does ethic mean? My understanding of ethic is to consider every part that involves in any situation, such as other people’s thoughts, feelings and benefits. I try to act as best of I can to achieve the best outcome for these situations. The Ethic Awareness Inventory introduces different categories related to ethical beliefs. These categories are character, obligation, result, and equity. According to this inventory my ethical viewpoint is most closely to result and least closely to equity. Based on Williams Institute for Ethics and Management Inventory report, I tend to focus on the result of consequences of my own actions and believe that conduct should be directed toward promoting the greatest good for the greatest number of persons. It also states that:
You believe that we each have a moral right to experience the “good life.” One way to measure how good life really is would be to determine how satisfied the majority of the people in our society seem to be. If most people are unhappy, something is morally wrong and needs to be fixed. Therefore, your approach to ethics is likely to focus on what could be done to improve the well being of the greatest number of persons. (The William Institute for Ethics and Management, 2008)
It is extremely exciting to realize my own...