APPLYING MORAL PHILOSOPHY TO ETHICAL DECISION MAklNG

Applying moral philosophy to ethical decision making is a normal process individuals resort to. However, what moral philosophy they take depends on whether they make a personal decision outside the work environment or they do so in a work-related matter. As we have seen earlier, this difference in the approach of applying moral philosophies may arise because the kind of goals and pressures that motivate persons to achieve success in the work environment does not exist in their domestic or personal lives. As a result, a worker may consider a certain deed good in his or her job-related environment, but unacceptable in the domestic arena. For instance, an executive if asked by his manager, may ...

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