From the start of this 8 weeklong course we have been discussing ethics and along with ethics we have tied into it the ethical theories. There are many different ways to describe ethical theories but I have found one that seems to tie it all together. The field of ethics (or moral philosophy) involves systematizing defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior. Philosophers today usually divide ethical theories into three general subject areas: metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics. In other words there are a bunch of different theories that relate to ethics and the category that they will or might fall into is very vast. Right and wrong is something that we see and experience everyday and they ability to judge what it is needed to make it in life.
The Bazerman text was a very detailed and helpful text when it came to understanding the information that was needed for this class. Some of the situations that I have been studying I also have experienced in my life, which makes it hard for me to chose just one and explain it.
In my life as a leader, I have used many ethical theories such as making rational decisions in negotiations and having fairness and ethics in decision making. Each theory that I use has benefited me in one way or another. Some theories that I use do not go my way from the beginning but things change over time and you have to adapt.
The specific theory that I will endorse to focus on for this paper will be the…