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Egoism Emphasizes the aim of always acting for perceived self interest, usually in the long term Edit Consequential Theories base morality on the results and outcomes of behaviors. Actions with good consequences are seen as morally good Edit Fallacy An illogical argument often appearing logical at first glance but then involving a statement that may mislead in one way or another Argument A series of statements that claim to prove a point Logic The branch of Philosophy that deals with thinking an…

Ethics

The Reasoned study of what is morally right and wrong

Egoism

Emphasizes the aim of always acting for perceived self interest, usually in the long term

Consequential

Theories base morality on the results and outcomes of behaviors. Actions with good consequences are seen as morally good

Fallacy

An illogical argument often appearing logical at first glance but then involving a statement that may mislead in one way or another

Argument

A series of statements that claim to prove a point

Logic

The branch of Philosophy that deals with thinking and reasoning processes.

Moral Judgments

Conclusions as to whether specific actions are ethically right or wrong

Values

Moral qualities that are considered important and worthy

Virtues

Moral qualities that are considered important and worthy

Ethical Principles

General guidelines of ethical behavior

Morals

Behaviors that are judged to be consistent with good ethical thinking and decision making

Critical Thinking

Informed and logical thought

Applied Ethics

The actual use of moral standards of behavior in making decisions about human problems

Utilitarian

Producing the greatest possible good for the greatest possible number

Ethical issues

Questions, problems,situations, or actions that contain legitimate questions of moral right or wrong

Act Utilitarianism

Jeremy Bentham

Rule Utilitarianism

John stuart mill

Non-consequential

Theories base morality on factors other than the results of outcomes

Virtue Ethics

theory of Socrates, Plato,and Aristotle

Fallacy

An illogical argument often appearing logical at first glance but then involving a statement that may mislead in one way or another

Natural Law

conduct based upon the perceived order inherent in the universe.

Natural Rights

Basic Human Rights, John Loke

Kants Theory

Bases Moral right and wrong on self derived,universal, moral duties, determined through reason
and intuition

contractarianism

theory bases ethics on the value of justice and fairness, providing process to help people understand what an ideal, fair solution would be

Profession

Having the freedom to makes one's own choices. In a profession, privilege of working with little or no supervision.

Professional Ethics

The standards or codes of conduct adopted formally by a group of persons practicing the same vocation.

Professional Autonomy

Having the freedom to make ones own choices.

Fiduciary Obligation

A duty of professionals have towards there clients to make for the clients best interest.

conflict of interest

A conflict between self interest and fiduciary obligation

business

a commercial,industrial, service,which exists to pleasure the comunuity. run by a group or people

business ethics

the application of moral principles in a business setting

Trade

A willing of exchange and goods and services with another person for advancing ones own interest.

Contract

an agreement or qoud pro,a mutual promise

Free market capitalism

aka free enterprise

supply and demand

two opposing forces that help control prices

Price gouging

taking advantage of vulnerable persons

altruism

doing good for its own sake

John loke

17th century English philosopher that taught individual property rights

adam smith

18th century English philosopher that taought free market captialism. economic man

Benjemin Franklin

american statesman

corporation

legal entity with many rights granted to human beings

anti trust laws

laws designed to maintain fair competition between business.

Moral development

Human growth in understanding what makes actions right or wrong

Kohlbergs stages

obedience/punishment
instrument and relativity
interpersonal accordance
law and order
social contract
universal ethical principles

Gilligans steps

care for self
care for others
balance and integrating self interest

james rests four concepts

moral sensitivity, moral judgment, moral motivation, and moral character

workplace justice

fairness and objectivity in employment decisions and relationships

prejudice

discrimination to judge before knowing.

non discrimination

the avoidance of prejudice treatment

employee rights

basic and civil rights of the united states of the employees

employee welfare

employers obligation to maintain a safe workplace

employee dignity

do no abuse other employees

Plagiarism

the act of appropriating anothers writing or works and making use of them as ones own

hacking

breaking into another computer without permission

copyright

the specific rights that an author or creator of a work that express ownership of the work.

piracy

the act of using copyrighted material

quality of product and control

products should be safe,durable,clean, and functional

veracity

first,in the representation of the corporation and its products, in the right and duty of the consumer to exercise in making choices what to buy

employee integrity

the employer must refrain from asking employees to violate laws or accepted ethical standards.

workplace justice

fairness and objectivity in employment decisions and relationships

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