A moral dilemma is described as a situation that places a person’s morals to question. A person’s morals may vary such as if someone thinks something is right, the other person may think that same action is wrong. Morals results from a person(s) and environment that have influences on a particular person. A professional moral dilemma is a situation that occurs in the workplace as a result the person would have to decide on what is the right and wrong thing to do.
Currently, I had a moral dilemma at my workplace that I thought it would affect my life drastically in an instant. Michael Batton Kaput (Batton Kaput, 2011), states that a person’s workplace is considered home away from home and just like being when an issue or concern comes up, it is hard to resolve it. I have worked at my job for four years and throughout those four years I have gone from a teller I that is minimal experience to a teller II that are considered senior tellers with much more experience. I enjoy my job and my duties but I have been thinking of wanting to grow in the company at least until I graduate university. In July of this year, I spoke with my manager about the idea of growing with the company. She thought it was a phenomenal idea. After these three months that I have been training with my supervisor to become a supervisor myself, they have given me the news that it will take until some time next year in order for the company to give me an official title. Here is where the dilemma begins. What was I supposed to do? Should I just continue to wait until someone gives further news on the subject? Should I do something about it myself? I knew I had to do something.
I had a good friend who works for the same company but for a different branch. I worked at the Cherry Hill branch whereas she worked at the Pennsauken branch. I told her about the dilemma that I was going through. She has been working for that branch for five years and has gone through...