186 MT1.docx - Professional Code of Ethics Rules that govern the conduct of members of a given profession Ethics Study of right and wrong

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Professional Code of Ethics: Rules that govern the conduct of members of a given profession Ethics: Study of right and wrong Characteristics of Moral Standards(3): -Take priority over other standards including self interest -their soundness depends on the adequacy of the reasons that support them -concern behavior that is of serious consequence to human welfare Business Ethics: Study of right and wrong in business context Beneficence: We should improve the lives of others when able to Categorical: Without exception Common Sense Morality: Avoid “too rigid” against deontology and the “too flexible” against utilitarianis Deontology: Ethics of Duty Duty: Something you are required to do whether you want to or not Egoism: What matters is the consequence of ones actions for oneself Female Approach to Morality: responsibility orientation Formulations of the Categorical Imperative(2) -Always treat humanity in your own person or in that of another, always as an ends not as mean
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