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Axia College Material Jasmyne Carson Appendix B Ethical Theories Chart Complete the chart below using information from the weekly readings and additional research if necessary. Include APA formatted in-text citations when applicable and list all references at the bottom of the page. Ethical Theory Utilitarianism Deontological Virtue ethics Definition The idea that the moral worth of an action is determined solely by its usefulness in maximizing utility and minimizing negative utility. An approach to ethics that judges the morality of an action based on the action's adherence to a rule or rules. Deontologists look at rules and duties. Describes the character of a moral agent as a driving force for ethical behavior, rather than rules (deontology) or consequentilism which derives rightness or
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Unformatted text preview: wrongness from the outcome of the act itself rather than character. Ethical thinker associated with theory Jeremy Bentham Immanuel Kant Aristotle Decision-making process The action that brings the most good for the most people. The truth is more important than the negative consequences of the truth. It is charitable and good to help just one person or even a group of people. XMGT 216 Workplace example Instead of giving a few people a raise in pay give everyone a raise in pain. That incentive is always good The supervisor should give constructive criticism to the employee about their weaknesses even though it might make the employee upset at first. The person should show respect and loyalty when there are problems in the workplace . Reference: Wikipedia XMGT 216...
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