Personal values are important in steering a person to achieve success. By elucidating and focusing on personal values one can achieve greater integrity, time management, and productivity. This is important in running a business like Kudler Fine Foods. Personal values matter in that they help navigate making ethical decisions associated with business.
In evaluating the Williams Institute Ethics Awareness Inventory self-assessment the results show an emphasis of ethical perspective on duty or obligation to do what is morally considered “right”. In other words, when it comes to moral values, the basis lies in what one should do and not what one does. The lines of right and wrong are clearly drawn and understood with no room for compromise or negotiation. There is a focus on the intent behinds ones actions and not the result. The assessment result also shows a belief in human intrinsic value or the right for every person to be treated with individual respect. As a result, decisions and policies geared toward the best interests to society as a whole are not supported, since it could overlook certain opportunities for the individual. These personal values have the potential to lead one to economic hardship, since the emphasis is on what one should do by obligation as opposed to what is practical and fair.
These values line with Kudler Fine Foods in that Kudler’s moral values as a fine foods business is to provide the freshest and finest of foods to the customer whenever they want.
As a manager at Kudler Fine Foods, this sense of moral ethics could potentially lead me to lose profit. This is due to the fact that I believe in what the store should offer. An example comes from the website’s advertisement of offering sixteen types of apples in stock. For practical and financial reasons this product line can be argued as unnecessary and pose as a potential revenue loss, but because I believe a fine foods store should offer the customer any and every...