Essay about Ethics in a Work Place

777 Words Feb 21st, 2015 4 Pages
The Importance of Ethics
Moraima Carballo
The Art Of Leadership
Debra Hayes
02/09/2015

Abstract

Ethics is the heart of leadership, as reflected in the title of the 1998 leadership classic by Joanne B. Ciulla.
During this research you will find out several information about ethics in a world place leader most understands the concept of ethics.Ethics is not just a subject that is studied in the classroom; it is a fundamental factor in every business relationship. Ethics are standards by which one should act based on values. Values are core beliefs such as duty, honor, and integrity that motivate attitudes and actions. Ethical principles are values that relate to what is right and wrong and thus take precedence over non-ethical
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We have to project our mind into a work place and see how can we elaborate the best connection with values and importance of ethics in a work place. Here is an examples of the The Josephson Institute’s (1999) Six Pillars of Character might easily be applied to a business (or another) setting. These six pillars are: Trustworthiness - honesty, integrity, reliability, loyalty, keeping promises and not deceiving others Respect – using the Golden Rule or treating others as you wish to be treated, in addition to being courteous, listening to others, and accepting individual differences Responsibility – accountability, self-control, the pursuit of excellence, and considering consequences of our actions prior to making them Fairness – playing by the rules, not taking advantage of others, making informed judgments without favoritism or prejudice, and not blaming others Caring - kindness, compassion, and altruism, acting to minimize hardship and to help others whenever possible. Citizenship – working to make one’s community better, protecting the environment, making our democratic institutions work, and operating within the law. Those sex Pillars are a demonstration as a ethics and values. As we see in a work place how ethics and leadership is present we can ifer Leadership is not a genetic gift or a family legacy; we have sympathetically observed some failures of those assumptions. It is not a warranty with a degree from an excellent graduate business

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