The Importance Of Ethical Dilemmas
Moral Decision Making –Morals are the motives that lie behind behavior based upon an individual’s concept of what is right and what is wrong. Jordan Belfort did not know what that meant. In the beginning of the movie, Belfort is happily married trying to create a better lifestyle for them. It shows that when Belfort adopted Mark Hanna’s method that changed his life for the worst as far as how to treat others. Belfort came from the suburbs with his family life. Mark Hanna was city living, a rich broker who was rewarded for being an alcoholic, drug abusing, womanizer. Mark Hanna displayed that a leader was rewarded for being deviant, which led Jordan Belfort to making his decisions after he met Mark Hanna.
4. Altruism –Jordan Belfort at some point in his life believed that he was helping people by helping them get what they want. Especially, the stockbrokers that worked for Stratton Oakmont to reach a level he wanted for himself and his friends. Hi stockbrokers went from being poor to becoming very wealthy. The company was lying about what they were doing to their clients’ investments. The SEC was protecting the stockholders interest. 5. Greed –Jordan Belfort appears to not care about anything but having money. Money is his motivation to continue his habits of having drugs, sex, women just about anything he felt he wanted or needed. He became so greedy his first wife tried to tell him that it wasn’t right to take people’s money the way he was doing it. The greed consumed his entire life. It caused Belfort to lose