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Story about stealing the button from Hobby Lobby and her mom making her take it back in and apologize, then about her son stealing a pretty rock from Disneyworld and her making him take it back and apologize oManagerial ethics-Firm to employeeEmployee to firmFirm to other economic agents involved with them VIDEO- Wall Street- Douglas=firm, Sheen=employee; the firm tried to push the employee to do unethical and illegal things oMoral awareness-occurs when an authority figure realizes that a moral issue exists in a situation or that an ethical code or principle is relevant to the situation Moral intensity-basically the degree to which and ethical issue is urgent, how many people will it affect, harm or death? Moral attentiveness-degree to which people chronically perceive and consider issues of morality during their experiences oMoral judgement-process people use to determine if a particular course of action is ethical or unethical Cognitive moral development-argues that people move through stages of moral development as they age and each stage is more sophisticated and wise than the last Pre-conventional stage-usually children, right vs wrong is viewed in the face of the consequences attached Conventional stage-right and wrong is referenced to the person’s family or the society around them, seeking approval from family/friendsPrincipled stage (post-conventional)- right and wrong is referenced toa set of distinguished morals and beliefs moral principles- serve as prescriptive guides for making moral judgmentsoMoral intent-reflects the person’s commitment to the moral action or doing the right thingmost people know they are doing the wrong thing but do it anyway because of pressures from things like the economy or unethical behavior being the norm in that organization doing the right thing is hard Moral identity-the degree to which a person identifies as a moral personModerates the effect of moral judgment on ethical behavior oEthical challenges today- “I want my MTV”- need for immediate gratification, short term satisfaction
“winner take all”- getting trophies forshowing up“Where does it end?”- leaders and lyingconstantly and we let them “your disk is too full to complete thisfunction”- we Google everything we needto know “where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?”- noone ethical to look up to, no celebrities thatare not caught in a scandal, idols aredifferent Trust effects on Job performance and Organizationalcommitment: oJob performance- moderate positive effect b/cemployees that are willing to be vulnerable arelikely to have higher task performance oOrganizational commitment- strong positivecorrelation b/c employees that are willing to bevulnerable have higher levels of affective andnormative commitment oAbility to focus-the degree to which an employeecan devote their attention to their work as opposed to covering their butt or looking out for the boss oEconomic exchange-low level of trust, basically just getting paid for the work you dido