1 Ethical Self-Assessment Paper
2 Ethical Self-Assessment Paper In the U.S., all the industries or companies have the code of ethics that is provided as a reference guide to employees in the ethical direction when something unethical happens in the organization. The American College of Health Executives (ACHE) is a professional society at an international level that provides the Code of Ethics to healthcare systems and other organizations explaining responsibilities of healthcare executives towards their profession, patients, organization, employees, and to the community and society. The Code of Ethics provides information on the specific standards to guide the healthcare executives in their professional relationships. The ethics self-assessment is provided for personal use to guide a person depending on their ethical actions and leadership skills (ACHE, 2015). This paper includes a summary of my ethics self-assessment and also includes my weakest point that needs to be improved. The effects of professional ACHE standards are also discussed in terms of making ethical decisions. Moreover, the influence of individual ethics on decision making is discussed along with some strategies to improve the decision-making in the future. Ethics Self-Assessment The ethics self-assessment assists and points out person’s personal standing on the ethical ground. The interesting part of the self-assessment is that this is not scoring assessment because every person has their point of views and opinions. The ethics self-assessment helps healthcare providers and other workers in identifying their strongest and weakest ethical grounds so that they can pay attention to the weakest areas in the future. Interestingly, the assessment allows a person to assess one’s position in many different aspects and positions, and concurrently reassures the person to reflect the action he took at that time, and the ethical implication attached with the action. The awareness of personal actions can integrate his/her moral standing being
3 adequate or inadequate (ACHE, 2015). The ethics self-assessment acts as a motivational tool for people in personal improvement in the professional life by providing self-reflections of their actions. From the ethics self-assessment, I have learned about my strong and weak areas of
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