Ethics Awareness InventoryPSY/490
April 27, 2015Ethics Awareness Inventory
Due to the fact that no two people interpret and value ethics the same, the majority of people tends to agree when pertaining to good and evil; but will have different values on how to utilize critical thinking to make the best ethical and moral decisions. I was quite intrigued, by the ethics awareness inventory and the results. Mainly because it forces you to really evaluate your core values, and how you determine you decision making tactics. Personal ethics refers solely on the individual’s ability in respect to others, and any situation they may face on a daily basis. Professional ethics pertains to the ability to be respectful, and interacting with co-workers in a working environment (Boundless Management Boundless, 2015). Before anyone has the ability to conduct themselves ethically, they first needs to be ethical; which leads me to wonder how ethical behavior can be accurately measured? However, having integrity can also be utilized for good ethical decision making.
Ethics Awareness Inventory main objective is in the development of having the ability to make good moral judgements when faced with ethical dilemmas (The Williams Institute for Ethics and Management, 2012). The inventory consists of three parts (1) awareness (individual perspective), (2) articulation (ethical reasoning) and (3) application or action (the ability to make better informed ethical decisions) (The Williams institute for Ethics and management, 2012). The focal point is to uncover the CORE of each individual’s ethical choices. Each statement asked the test taker to choose two answers, of their most and least liked from the listed choices; but to over think before making a selection. Summary of the Inventory
I scored highest in the (O) Obligations category, which I can agree with because at the end of the day; everyone deserves to be treated as a human with dignity and…