what is real versus unreal, what is right versus wrong, and what is important versus unimportant. It shapes our culture and expresses itself in all institutions including the arts, religion, education, media, and business” (Kim, Fisher, & McCalman, 2012). The foundation of trust in a business
PERSONAL WORLDVIEW & BUSINESS ETHICS 7 once broken with a worker or client relationship, could have devastating effects on the success of such business. There was an incident of professional misconduct I personally witnessed at my last place of employment, a coworker of mine in the department was having pregnancy issues and ended up losing her baby. The manager was made aware of this in private, but her disliking of that coworker made her make a professional error. The manager broadcasted this information to other workers stating she did not care that the coworker had a miscarriage. The whole situation had to be corporately settled by HR and the hospital administration once the employee found out her information was exposed. Conclusion All in all, my worldview has been my home in how I’ve lived my life, and it has changed after I questioned along the way whether I was living for society or for God. "Ethics is not just about trying to find the grey areas and where one can do the bare minimum to get by to meet the rules and regulations, but going beyond that and going the extra mile as Christ talked about in scripture" (Fischer, 2011). As Christian leaders, individuals should remember the verse in Romans 12:2 that states “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s good, pleasing and perfect will is” (NIV). In any business, leaders must remember and understand that privacy and how they go about marketing a service, will have a long-term impact on the stakeholders involved. References Fischer, K. (2011). “Worldview, Covenant, & Ethics” BMAL 560 PointeCast presentation. Liberty University Lynchburg, VA. Retrieved from 7593_1&content_id=_19166860_1 Kim, D., McCalman, D., & Fisher, D. (2012). The Sacred/Secular divide and the Christian worldview. Journal of Business Ethics, 109(2), 203-208. doi:10.1007/s10551-011-1119-z
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