What Makes It A Genuine Ethical Dilemma Of Right Vs. Right

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1. My first valued moral is honesty. I believe that honesty is the most important to me because I have grown up believing in it. My parents always told me to be honest, when it comes to individuals. My second moral value is trustworthy. I believe that being trustworthy is earned from experience. When growing you I have had people close to me be hurt by individuals that were not trustworthy. My third value is family. I believe that individuals come and go but I know that I will always have my family no matter what. To help me and encourage me to my goals. My last value is happiness. When growing up, I have always been told to do what makes me happy. That it is my life and I should be able to do what makes me happy.
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What makes it a genuine ethical dilemma of right vs. right? (Be sure to draw on Kidder’s patterns to explain why it is a tough choice.) My dilemma was a hard decision. The reason it was hard was because I did not want to lose the trust of my good friend but at the same time I did not want any of the individuals to not have a backup in case they got fired. In Kidder’s patterns he talked about how people have to make hard decisions when it comes to trust and loyalty. In Kidder’s example one of his examples how hard it is to go against a goof friend of yours. I based my decision on how long I knew my friend and that he has always been loyal and trust worthy with me. So I did not want to lose his …show more content…
I thought that some of them were good workers and did not deserve to get fired but it was just a possibility. When the rumors spread around my old job, people started worrying, if it was them. I had to weigh out, whether I should tell the few people that I thought were good workers that they were on the list. If I had told them they were on the list, they would have asked the managers and that would have sent a message to my friend that I could not be trusted. Or not tell anyone of the individuals and risk one of them to lose their job without having the opportunity to go get another one before they got fired.
4. What was the outcome of your ethical dilemma? In other words, what did you do? I chose to not tell anyone of the people on the list about the possibility of them getting fired. The results of my decision was that one of the individuals on the list did get fired. The person that got fired was someone that hardly worked and cared for the job.
5. What was the reasoning behind your choice? I chose not to tell anyone of them because was not sure if they would get fired and I did not want to lose my friend’s

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