Week 5_Assignment_Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis_Appendix C

Week 5_Assignment_Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis_Appendix C

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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 A. As a manager you are responsible for all employees and in this position you are obligate to report to the prospective employer all factual details of an employee records and actions of character being performed within the company. Although the employee has not broken any of the company policies or rules it would be in the manager’s best interest to report only the reference of that employee’s character, rather than voicing ones opinion about the employee being dishonest and unreliable, unless their unreliability and dishonesty is work related. After providing the prospective employer with such character reference it would be wise to start evaluating that particular employee’s actions and ensure that no matter what they are not violating any of the company policies or rules and regulations. B. This reference is pertaining to ones character and should only reveal character-type information such as the various types of positive qualities and skill-set that employee holds. The manager should be able to point out an employee’s strong points and their value to company’s foundation in response to this character reference. C. A disadvantage of the information being shared is that the only information being disclosed is that of ones character. By not sharing my opinion of that employee being dishonest and unreliable unless it was work related could possibly result in that employer hiring that
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Week 5_Assignment_Ethical Decisions Scenario Analysis_Appendix C

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