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Before starting the ethical behavior we should know, what Ethics is. Ethics is the part of philosophy that talks about good and evil. Ethics is also based on the motivation of right & wrong for a group of people.Â A good indicator of high levels of corporate and hence, employee ethics is how well employees protect their company's assets. Tiers who take pride in this company's ethical standards reflect. Ethics are also known as moral philosophy that question about morality? That is, concepts such as good and evil, right and wrong virtue and n vice, justice, etc. Some of the great people who were great leaders and philosophers have said some beautiful quotes about ethics some of them are,
A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death. . ( Albert Einstein)
Ethics, too, are nothing but reverence for life. This is what gives me the fundamental principle of morality, namely, that good consists in maintaining, promoting, and enhancing life, and that destroying, injuring, and limiting life are evil. (Albert Schweitzer)
Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit. (Felix Adler)
Ethics tells whether the feeling is right or wrong. They had relation with my religious beliefs. For being ethical the law is required. They consist of behavior and accept of society. I do not know there meaning. The replies might be typical of their own. The meaning of ethics is hard and people have shaky view.
Heaps of people like Baumhart's first respondent tend to equate ethics with their feelings.
It is one thing to decide I theory that being ethical is good; in practice, it can be much more difficult to make the right decisions. Supreme Court justice potter Stewart once said that he could not define pornography, but he knew it when he saw it. Many people feel the same way about ethics -that somehow, instinctively, they know what is right or wrong. In real life, however, ethical dilemmas are often black and white, but many shades of gray. The purpose of this section to analyze the following ethics checklist as an aid to managers in making tough decisions. (Beatty, 2008)
Ethical behavior is acting in ways that are consistent with one' personal values and the commonly held values of the organization and society (Naran, 1992). The Baldridge organization, which evaluates an organization's overall quality, presents an even more detailed definition of ethical behaviour. Organizations thus depend on individuals to act ethically. One company recognized for its comprehensive efforts to encourage ethical behavior is General.
The characteristics of good leadership style are:
He know how to lead the group
Become a good leaders for u followers
Show the right way to them
Leader become a good inspirations for other members
Appreciate the works of other peoples.
They behave ethical and use their values
Set the examples in front of others
Try to improve as much as you can. A person can learn a new thing everyday
Take care of your group and have a compassion.
Ethics belongs to different meaning in business.
Ethics have different meaning in different languages. It means principle which leads to good or bad in the process of any operation, personal or professional.
Business ethics means the region where words like do's or don't matters for the purpose of the business. Ethical behavior is important in every part.
Ethical importance in saving of company Assets.
Ethics is important in company assets. The employee ethics is all about how well Employees protect their Company Assets. Those who take part and plays important role in the pride of company's ethical standards all reflects pride and respect. It's all about the indication of high levels of corporate in company.
Those people working in any organization within the company who are treated with respect, dignity and pride tends to respect the Assets of the company.
Workers who respect their company and workers will avoid doing things like:
Personal phone call on company account.
Taking office supplies home.
Inappropriate use of scanners and printers for personal use.
Giving excuses and taking leaves.
Making theft from the office or bank accounts.
In addition to above described misuses we can't avoid other miss happenings within the company because of the thinking and illegal approach of employers towards their work. Things like profession, customer service, dignity are all lost.
Every person can perform well and help in creating an environment which is all about the good work and is going to result in the making of unquestionable environment. Finally which is going to produce employee pride blossoms and theft losses disappear.
Ethical behavior provides help on making decisions.
Ethics behavior helps in decision making. All the decisions have a big impact, so I have some guide lines for it to raise the sensitivity and improve the decision making standards.
So how to move forward in making ethical decision and personal character skills. But what to do about the guidance to let us know if the decisions made have some ethical applications?
It's a fact that every work or decision has some ethical points or impact. The best approach is to know judge the ability of ethical implications. So what is the role which ethics play in decions? And how do we recognize the situation? Which of them are the bad signs that may be tougher with complicated issues and hard impacts? Following are some points. We cannot use these points all the time, but they improve our decision making process.
How we feel tomorrow if we do this?
Are these words such truth,fairness,values and principles going to appear in my reasoning when I am going to make decisions?
Do the fair treatment questions going to arise?
What does my heart tell me about the decisions?
Would I am going to make the decisions if cost were not a factor? And I am putting mandatory values in my decisions?
Is am going to make excuses such as everybody does it, or no will find out? Or how I did it?
Is this decision wanted to be made by someone other person? Or we feel that someone else don't want to make it?
Q 2:- "Within the business context, business are expected to have good ethical values and act socially responsible. The problem is that the ethics of a business is mixture of individual sets of ethics. This is why it is important to have good individuals as employees. It is also equally important that when you go to work somewhere that you feel like you share the values of those you work with. Ethics is not just talking about the right thing. It is doing what is right in every decision that is made."
Based on the above observation discuss the impact on society that ethical leaders can make.
A 2:- According to the above observation discuss Ethical Leaders use to impact the society, to support my statement first you should know , what do you mean by ethical leadership is known your core value and having the courage to live in all the parts of your life in service of the common good. Ethical leadership is involved in leading in a manner that respects the rights and divinity of others "As leaders are by nature in a position of social power, ethical leadership focuses on how leaders use their social power in their decisions, actions they engage in and ways they influence others. Leaders who are ethical demonstrate a level of integrity that's for stimulating others for stimulating a sense of leader trustworthyness, thar is important for followers to accept the vision of the leader, secondly you should know who is a Ethical leader, Leaders who are ethical are people-oriented, and also aware of how their decisions impact others.
Becoming an Ethical Leader
We have been privileged know many executives that we would classify as ethical leaders. What these executives have in common is a profound and deep sense of ethical principles, values, and character at the core of their leadership. They see their job as making others better, and enabling them to pursue their own hopes and dreams. They are able to get things done in complicated organizations and societies. But, it is their ethical core which pervades their relationships with followers, the skills and processes which they use in leading them, their analysis of the contexts, and their own sense of self.
Becoming an ethical leader is relatively simple. It requires a commitment to examining your own behavior and values, and the willingness and strength to accept the responsibilities for the effects of the actions on others and even on yourself. A "responsibility principle" is a necessary ingredient for "managing for stakeholders" to be useful in today's business world. Ethical leaders must consider and take responsibility for the effects of their actions on customers, suppliers, employees, communities and other stakeholders. If business were simply concerned with shareholder value, then this "responsibility principle" would be unnecessary, other than the responsibility to shareholders.
To become an ethical leader, commit to asking yourself the following types of questions:
(1) What are my most important values and principles?
(2) Does my calendar-how I spend my time and attention-reflect these values?
(3) What would my subordinates and peers say my values are?
(4) What mechanisms and processes have I designed to be sure that the people who work for me can push back against my authority?
(5) What could this organization do or ask me to do that would cause me to resign for ethical reasons?
(6) What do I want to accomplish with my leadership?
(7) What do I want people to say about my leadership when I am gone?
(8) Can I go home at the end of the day and tell my children (or a loved one) about my leadership, and use my day's work to teach them to be ethical leaders?
To demonstrate how ethical leaders leave their footprints on society, the best way is to lead by examples; I have listed some of the most influencing leaders from the history and everybody know what impact they have on society.
Alexander Hamilton was one of the important pioneers in the early formation of the American government. He took part in Washington's Revolutionary War from 1777 to 1781. Hamilton signed his essays as 'Publics'. President Washington appointed Alexander as the country's first Secretary of the Treasury in 1789. till 1795. He was a man of great intelligence.
Mahatma Gandhi was a major political and spiritual leader of India who started many revolutionary movements like "Salt" march in 1930 and later in Quit India movement in 1942 during its struggle for independence. People started calling him"Baapu" in India, he adopted the policy of non-violence resistance as weapons against the British Rule in India and followed a principle of total Non-Violence.
Martin Luther is known as the Father of Protestantism. A German monk, university professor and church reformer, he began the Protestant Reformation and changed the Western civilization. He preached that all men are equal and when a person attains true faith in Jesus can attain salvation. He also challenged papacy, It was his theological views that continued to live and sustain his legacy, even after his death.
dalai is the 14th and the present Dalai Lama. The temporal leader of Tibetans, he was born on July 6, 1935. Simply referred to his Holiness - the Dalai Lama, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetans. The Dalai Lamas are traditionally regarded as the manifestations of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, who choose to serve the people.
Mother Teresa is the gift to humanity ,she dedicated a major part of her life to serve the poor and destitute. she became the Mother of the sick and impoverished people. She was Roman Catholic nun and shewas the founder of Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta in India. Love, humanity and helping others selflessly were her reasons to live.
St Paul is known as one of the Christian missionaries. He was also known as Paul the Apostle, the . However, he preferred to call himself 'Apostle to the Gentiles'. Paul had a broad outlook and endowed as the most brilliant person to carry Christianity to different lands, such as Cyprus, Asia Minor (modern Turkey), mainland Greece, Crete and Rome.
After looking on all the great leaders , just think what impact they putted on the world in their time and what impact they still have on the world now ,we are still following their footprints.