Rules for ethical decision making ( Does it meet company standards?…
Rules for ethical decision making
Does it meet company standards?
Values, codes, policy statements
Can range from straightforward and clear to complex and vague
Rule-based or value-based approach?
May also be incomplete or ethically flawed
If against company standards, do NOT proceed!
Is it legal?
Can sometimes be unclear
Legal does NOT mean ethical
If does not pass legality test, do NOT proceed!
Law may be morally flawed
Is it fair to all stakeholders?
Links in with Utilitarianism
Use the fairness test
Can it be disclosed?
"Shout it from the rooftops"
Most significant persons
Would you feel morally comfortable?
NB - NOT WILL it be disclosed... CAN it be disclosed?