Ethical Viewpoint Essay

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My Ethical Viewpoint GEN/200 4/22/2012 My Ethical Viewpoint Ethical viewpoints will always be different because no two people have the same exact same morals, values, and background as a whole. Ethicality is not as simple as math. One plus one will always be two but when speaking of a person’s ethical perspective, my right and their right may not always be the same. Who will be the one to say which one of us is right? A more common conflict of ethnics or morals is abortion. Some are totally against it while others support the procedure. When two ethical principles demand opposite results in the same situation, this is an ethical conflict (Jack Marshall & ProEthics, Ltd, 2007, p. 11). This is the result of diverse upbringings and rules of life taught and instilled in us by our parents and life’s experiences. It also defines your personality or identity. Ethnic identity is a multidimensional, dynamic construct that develops over time through a process of exploration and commitment (Phinney & Ong, 2007, p. 271). According to the Ethical Lens Inventory, my preferred lens is the rights and responsibility lens. The inventory suggests that I use reasoning skills (rationality) to determine my duties as well as the universal rules that each person should follow (autonomy). The Ethical Lens Inventory also implies that my blind spot is that I believe that motive justifies method. It says that I may unintentionally cause people upset and pain because I am so focused on my good motive, and that I tend to believe that ethnics is a set of universal rules that everyone should follow, just as I do. I believe that my strengths are that I will always perform my duties to satisfy the goal of my employer on my own and without supervision. I’m not dependent on a team or group. I feel my weaknesses would be that I may come across to others as bossy and everyone will be held

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