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Business Ethics for the Office

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What exactly makes a decision ethical? The problem with ethics is that what may seem morally right (or ethical) to one person may seem appalling to another.
This content will not provide you with an easy way to solve every ethical decision you will ever have to make. It will, however, help you define your ethical framework to make solving those ethical dilemmas easier. We’ll also look at some tools that you can use when you’re faced with an ethical decision. And, we’ll look at some techniques you can use so you don’t get stuck in an ethical quandary. Best of all, we’ll look at a lot of case studies so that you can practice making decisions in a safe environment


Understand the difference between ethics and morals
Understand the value of ethics
Identify some of your values and moral principles
Be familiar with some philosophical approaches to ethical decisions
Identify some ways to improve ethics in your office
Know what is required to start developing an office code of ethics
Know some ways to avoid ethical dilemmas
Have some tools to help you make better decisions
Be familiar with some common ethical dilemmas