Essay on Ethics Behavior and Social Responsibility

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Ethics Behavior and Social Responsibility
International Accounting

Member of Group : 1. Rahmawati Yulistya C1I015026 2. Muhamad Ilham Akbar C1I015012 3. Astria Wulan P C1I015013 4. Siffa Sandi Sasmita C1I015025 5. Cita Husna Raisya C1I015026 6. Wulan Nilam Sari C1I015031 7. Karina Aprilia W C1I015037 8. Riyan Ardiyana C1I015043 Jenderal Soedirman University Faculty of Economics and Business I. Introduction

I. Background
Ethics Behavior and Social Responsibility
Ethical behavior is that which is morally accepted as “good” and “right”. And opposed to “bad” and “wrong”.
Social responsibility is a moral principle of an entity, be it an organization or individual, to act
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II. Discussion


Ethics are the code of morals of a person or group that sets standards as to what is good or bad, or right or wrong in one’s conduct. For our purposes, ethics can be defined as the code of moral principles that sets standards of good or bad, or right or wrong, in one’s conduct and thereby guides the behavior of a person or group. In concept, the purpose of ethics is to establish principles of behavior that help people make choices among alternative courses of action. In practice, ethical behavior is what is accepted as “good” and ight” as opposed to “bad” or “wrong” in the context of the governing moral code.


There is clearly a legal component to ethical behavior; that is, any behavior considered ethical should also be legal in a just and fair society. This does not mean, however, that simply because an action is not illegal it is necessarilyethical. Just living up to the “letter of the law” is not sufficient to guuarantee that one’s actions can or should be considered ethical. For some of them, if the act is legal, they proceed with confidence. For others, however, the ethical test goes beyond the legality of the act alone. The issue extends to personal values the underlying beliefs and attitudes that help determine individual behavior. To the extent that values vary among people, we can expect different interpretations of what

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