Professional Values and Ethics in Our Society

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Professional Values and 1 Running head: PROFESSIONAL VALUES AND ETHICS IN OUR SOCIETY Professional Values and Ethics in Our Society Joey D. Finley University of Phoenix
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Professional Values and Ethics in Our Society (Define Professional Ethics and Values) “We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly”—Aristotle 384 B.C.-322 B.C. Professional values are self determined rules we have that guide us in our decisions about what is right or wrong, good or bad, what we should or should not do. Figuring out which value to choose over another depending on the situation will happen often. Choosing to go the higher and sometimes harder
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Unformatted text preview: way rather than the lower easier one expresses those values. A good business ethics program involves all employees sharing responsibility and agreeing on a shared purpose. (Cooke, 2009, p. 18). Professional ethics are more of a standard, formal set of rules that a group will agree upon. It can be more insulting being called unethical, or unprofessional, than saying something bad about them personally. Reference Cooke, P. (2009, July 17). Ethics: Whose responsibility?. New Hampshire Business Review , 31 (15), 18. Retrieved September 4, 2009, from MasterFILE Premier database....
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