Make Up Ethics Paper 4

Make Up Ethics Paper 4 - Krissy Bentley Make-Up Ethical...

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Krissy Bentley Make-Up Ethical Analysis 29 November 2011 Multitasking in Business Summary: This article basically presented the argument that multitasking is a good thing, but when it comes to working in a business or with a team, it’s not always a good idea. Firstly, it reduces efficiency. Jobs tend to be half-way done in both thought and execution. Secondly, they limit personal attention to people in a team. Only being half-aware gives an impression! Finally, multitasking with electronics tempts one to log into social networking websites and play games. “Multitasking” encourages wasting time. My Analysis: I think that he has a point. I am a business major, and I can see how efficiency would be effected by doing too much of what we call, “Multitasking.” I, myself, find myself checking my Facebook and Twitter every few minutes to check if someone commented on my insightful status update or interesting picture. If I’m lucky, I’ll have a personal message from someone about how cool I am! Now why is this an ethical dilemma? When it comes to business, you are getting paid to get work done. Not only are you getting paid to get it done, but to get it done right and better than the next guy (the one who wasn’t hired for the job). When you aren’t focusing all your time and efforts, you essentially cheat your boss or superiors (whatever you want to call them). In
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effect, you end up getting paid to play games on your phone or message your high school buddies on Facebook. That’s not what you were hired to do. Also, when you are working with a team, you need to do the same thing. I feel like those who spend their time surfing the web for the next sale at “Express” or even working on another project unrelated to your team efforts while a team is meeting is taking away rather than adding to the discussion. Engaging fully will not only make your team successful, but it will let everyone know you are interested in the success of that team. So what’s the moral? Let’s do less “multitasking” and FOCUS, especially at work.
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I'll never forget how great I thought it was when I first discovered multitasking on my computer. Suddenly it was possible to switch between tasks seamlessly; with multiple windows, tabs, and
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PHIL 2050 taught by Professor Emorywogenstahl during the Fall '11 term at Utah Valley University.

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