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Chapter 6

ADM 1100 Chapter 6: Chapter 6 - Ethics and Social Responsibility


Department
Administration
Course Code
ADM 1100
Professor
Alan O' Sullivan
Chapter
6

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Chapter 6 - Ethics and Social Responsibility
Ethical management: an introduction
Decision-making that accords with moral values (beliefs about right and
wrong)
What does ethical management require of an individual manager?
Is it possible to have different but equally valid points of view regarding
ethical management?
Is ethical management feasible?
Standards = moral values. Individual, organizational and
environmental/industry level.
Organizations are different
Societies are different, different cultures, etc.
Individuals have perspective of what is good and bad behavior.
Conflict at each level - individual, organizational and
environmental/social level.
Ethical management: profit with a halo
Decision-making that accords with moral values (beliefs about right and
wrong)
Therefore bringing moral values to bear on the process, resources
and goal-directed aspects of management
This means moral values
Influence managerial behavior (P, L, O, C; 3 roles)
Moral judgement about acceptable kinds of resources
Moral judgement about acceptable goals
And how acceptably to accomplish these through behaviors and
resource usage on the revenue or cost side.
Sources of moral values for the manager
Individual level
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