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  1. Ethics
    the set of moral principles or values that defines right or wrong for a person or group
  2. ethical dilemma
    situations that arises when all alternatives or behaviors have been deemed undesirable
  3. ethical intensity
    the degree of concern people have about an ethical issue
  4. is all stealing the same
    no if you take a paper clip its not the same as a computer
  5. ethical intensity decision making
    • 1. magnitude of consequence (total harm or benefit)
    • 2. social consensus (agreement)
    • 3. Probability effect ( something will happen and harm someone)
    • 4. Temporal immediacy ( time between action and consequence)
    • 5. Proximity effect
    • 6. Concentration of effect ( total harm)
    • 1 and 2 are most important
  6. Kohlbergs stages of moral development
    • preconventional- self interest
    • conventional - societal expectations
    • postconventional- internalized principles
  7. utilitarian
    the greatest good for the greatest number of people

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