SDS8 - BusinessEthics Dr. Carodine Morality The motives...

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Business Ethics Dr. Carodine
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Morality The motives intentions, and actions of an individual as they are directed toward others and how these are judged by society Special set of values that form absolute limitations on behavior
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Moral, Amoral, Immoral, Non- moral Moral: actions, intentions, and motives concerning value judgment Example – honesty, justice, responsibility, etc. Amoral: not able to judge or make value judgment Immoral: knows right from wrong and still does wrong, violates morality Non-moral: not referring to moral; a non-issue Example – fame, money, etc.
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Character Consistent in being moral The courage to act in accordance to what is known to be right and wrong, or good and bad
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Right or Wrong The actual act done Apply to an individual or agent’s acts
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Good or Bad Motives and intentions of a person The person who is the agent of a particular act The effects of the agent’s act
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Justice v. Injustice The quality of being just Just conduct Equity or fairness for treating competitors equally Based on integrity for doing the right thing Integrity (free from moral corruption)
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course SDS 3340 taught by Professor Tate during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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SDS8 - BusinessEthics Dr. Carodine Morality The motives...

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