Integrity: The Key To Better My Marine Corps Career

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My name is LCPL James and I'm doing this paper on initiative and integrity. When I'm done I hope to inform my readers on how to take initiative of anything they want. Also having the fortitude to have integrity and good judgement in anyday situation. In my particular situation I didn't use anyone of these necessary tools to better myself. Therefore I'm doing this research paper to get a better understanding of these words. Also to better my Marine Corps career and my regular life. Integrity is defined as the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. The word stems from the Latin adjective integer meaning whole or complete. Having integrity can take any person a long way in a successful life. In studies done by Stanford professors an individual is said to posses the virtue of integrity if the individual actions are based upon an internally consistent framework of principles. You can describe describe a person as having ethical integrity to the extent that the individuals actions, beliefs, methods, measures, and principles all derive from a single core group of values. Having saying this an individual must be flexible and willing to adjust these values in order to maintain consistency when these values are challenged.…show more content…
For example a person in position of authority should not steal unless their citizens can do it also. There are many different ways of describing a person or particular group of individuals who has integrity. Majority of the time these people have slight advantages. Example a favored person can be described as having integrity while a non- favored person could lack it. Ironically in some cases this can be a very bad thing. Judging a persons work ethic before meeting or knowing them can be

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