phi 105 week 5 appendix c - Axia College Material Appendix...

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Axia College Material Appendix C Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis For each of the following scenarios answer the questions and explain whether your answers fit with traditional or modern ethical thinking. After you have finished responding to the scenarios, discuss whether you generally make ethical decisions using a traditional or a modern ethical model. Provide an example using an experience you have had in your daily life. Scenario One You are a manager at your current company. You receive a call requesting a character reference for an employee you know to be unreliable and dishonest but who has not broken any rule directly. a. What should you tell the prospective employer? b. What type of information would you tell the prospective employer? c. How would what you share be to your advantage or disadvantage? Response to Questions As a manager I am by law forced to only give information on an employee of when they were hired and if the company would hire this person again if they were to quit. Any other information is illegal to give out. The information I would give would be to my advantage as in I would be giving information according to the law. The information I would give would not be a disadvantage to me because I would not have give any information that would come back on me I would say I usually make decisions using modern ethical model. When I was working for an elderly facility I found out a co-work a friend was stealing patients medications swapping them out for sugar pills. I could have told my friend that I knew what she was doing and asked her to stop or I would tell, or I could just go straight to the top and tell them what I knew. The two choices seemed difficult, one let y friend stop what she was doing or tell and have her fired. The first I knew I couldn’t always be there to watch her to ensure she wasn’t stealing medications. The second if she was fired
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