Ethics, Virtuous Exemplar

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Date: 31/01/2014 [pic] Topic: Virtuous Exemplar! Business Administration Contemporary Ethics Prepared by: Ina Koci Submitted to: Kate Hummer “If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives: Be kind anyway. If you are successful you will win some false friends and true enemies: Succeed anyway. If you are honest and frank people will try to cheat you: Be honest anyway. What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight: Build anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous of you: Be happy anyway. The good you do today, will often be forgotten by tomorrow: Do good anyway. Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough: Give your best anyway.” (Mother Teresa, Brainy Quotes) “What’s most important to ethical life is the commitment to being a good and virtuous person. To commit yourself to becoming a virtuous person, you have to dedicate yourself to being an excellent human being. For most virtue ethicists, being an excellent human being means realizing your nature, which leads to living a life in accord with the good. (Panza and Potthast, 2010) Mother Teresa, known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta has been a light in the dark way of many people making her a deserving international exemplar since the day people started to hear for her. She was the founder of The Missionaries of Charity, which mission was to shelter people in need around the world providing them house, food, education and medical services in about 123 countries of the world. Continuous work she did with people in need around the world made her a well deserved winner of prizes such as: the Pope John XXIII Peace prize 1971) and the Nehru Prize for her promotion of international peace understanding (1972). She also received the Balzan Prize (1979) and

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