Running Head: PERSONAL WORLDVIEW AND BUSINESS ETHICS 1 Personal Worldview & Business Ethics Paper Joycelyn Calloway Liberty University BMAL 560 February 4, 2019 Michael Wayne Coleman, Instructor
PERSONAL WORLDVIEW & BUSINESS ETHICS 2 STEP 1 To what extent should personal religious beliefs impact our decisions about business ethics Personal religious beliefs are the foundations that instruct us to not judge or to not close the door on others’ viewpoints and opinions. In order for these teachings to be effective and efficient in within my workplace I listen to my colleagues and we work to a solution to get to the common goal for the work day while valuing our core beliefs and being mindful of business ethics which keeps the daily operations on task and current . To what extent do your personal religious (or non-religious) beliefs about life impact your sense of business ethics and personal decision-making? My personal religious beliefs about life impact my sense of business ethics and personal decision making more of a self-directing tool that gauges my independence in the decision and my moral stance at the same time. It allows me to legitimize the process of appraising situations that arises, amending organizational policy, allows for decentralized decision-making, and encourages spontaneity and innovation within the workplace. Does it seem odd to connect every belief we have about life back to what we believe about God? It does not seem odd to me to connect every belief we have about life back to what we believe about God for and with. I pray on everything and pray for God more than I pray to God for everything is a blessing or a lesson. Companies that have significant value motivated programs that pay close attention on the company’s principles and how they apply to situations where no specific guidelines apply. Managing the creative tension and interdependence between individual beliefs and institutional authority is the essential challenge of establishing an ethical corporate culture.
PERSONAL WORLDVIEW & BUSINESS ETHICS 3 Article 1- “What is a worldview and why is it important to me?” Has your answers to either of the first two questions changed after reading article 1?