LWC1 Ethics Chap 5-8.txt

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LWC Ethics Chap 5-8
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  1. Ethical Issue Intensity-component of comprehensive framework for ethical decision making in business
    The relevance or importance of an ethical issue in the eyes of the individual, work group and/or organization
  2. Individual factors -component of comprehensive framework for ethical decision making in business
    affect ethical awareness (Education, work experience, nationality, age)
  3. Organizational factors-component of comprehensive framework for ethical decision making in business
    Research has established that in the workplace the organizations values often have greater influence on decisions than a persons own values
  4. Opportunity-component of comprehensive framework for ethical decision making in business
    conditions in an organization that limit or permit ethical or unethical behavior.
  5. Business Ethics Evaluations and intentions-component of comprehensive framework for ethical decision making in business
    when contentions and behaviors are inconsistent the ethical judgement the person may feel guilty
  6. Coercive leader
    demands instantaneous obedience and focuses on achievement, initiative, and self control. Creates a negative climate
  7. Authoritative leader
    Inspires employees to follow a vision, facilitate change and create a strongly positive performance
  8. Affiilative leader
    Values people, their emotions, and their needs and relies on friendship and trust to promote flexibility innovation and risk taking
  9. Democratic leader
    relies on participation and teamwork to reach collaborative decisions. this style focuses on communication and creates a positive climate for achieving results
  10. Pacesetting leader
    can create a negative climate because of the high standards that he or she sets. works best for attaining quick results from highly motivated individuals who value achievement and take the initiative
  11. Coaching leader
    builds a positive climate by developing skills to foster long-term success, delegates responsibility and is skillful in issuing challenging assignments
  12. how do moral philosophies influence ethic decision making?
    • they guide business people as they formulate business strategies and resolve specific ethical issues
    • act as ideal perspectives that provide individuals with abstract principles for guiding their social existence
  13. Moral Philosophy
    Refers to the specific principles or rules that people use to decide what is right or wrong
  14. Teleology
    Stipulates that acts are morally right or acceptable if they produce some desired result, such as realization of self-interest or utility
  15. Egoism
    Defines right or acceptable actions as those that maximize a particular person's self-interest as defined by the individual
  16. Utilitarianism
    Defines right or acceptable actions as those that maximize total utility or the greatest good for the greatest number of people
  17. Deontology
    Focuses preservation of individual rights and on the intentions associated with a particular behavior rather than on its consequences
  18. Relativist
    Evaluates ethicalness subjectively on the basis of individual and group experiences
  19. Virtue ethics
    Assumes that what is moral in a given situation is not only what conventional morality requires but also what the mature person with a good moral character would deem appropriate
  20. Justice
    Evaluates ethicalness on the basis of fairness: distributive, Procedural, and interactional

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