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Just a Job?: Communication, Ethics, and Professional Life

George Cheney, Dan Lair, Dean Ritz, and Brenden Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195182774
eISBN:
9780199871001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182774.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This book offers a fresh perspective on ethics at work, questioning the notions that doing ethics at work has to be work, and that work is somehow a sphere where a different set of rules applies. ... More


Professional Ethics in Context

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on some of the tensions and interactions between what might be called the vocational and institutional identities of health professionals, between the ways in which they would ... More


The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Jennifer Radden and John Sadler

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Drawing on the role morality developed in previous applications of virtue ethics to professional practice, The Virtuous Psychiatrist shows that the ethical practice of psychiatry depends on the ... More


Managing Healthcare: Making or Breaking Healthcare Goods?

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines some of the ways in which forms of management shape professional roles and professional ethics. It also considers the ways in which management itself represents an increasingly ... More


Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Mike W. Martin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

As usually understood, professional ethics consists of shared duties and episodic dilemmas: the responsibilities incumbent on all members of specific professions, together with the dilemmas that ... More


The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which a number of elements of health promotion, namely its prevention orientation, its population orientation, and its well-being orientation, shape ... More


 Particular Moral Rules and Special Duties

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter shows how different societies and professions generate particular moral rules and special duties from the general moral rules and moral ideals. The role that particular moral rules and ... More


 Introduction

Bernard Gert, Charles M. Culver, and K. Danner Clouser

in Bioethics: A systematic approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195159066
eISBN:
9780199786466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195159063.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides a preview of the rest of the book, concentrating on the concept of morality. It distinguishes between a moral system and a moral theory, and gives a preliminary account of ... More


Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Matthew Gill

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Accounting is the language of business, increasingly standardized across the world through global banks and corporations: a technical tool used to reach the correct, unquestionable answer. ... More


Conclusion

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter draws together the conclusions of previous chapters with respect to knowledge, truthfulness, work, ethics, and professionalism. It argues that attempts to overcome the crisis of ... More


Ethics

Matthew Gill

in Accountants' Truth: Knowledge and Ethics in the Financial World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547142
eISBN:
9780191720017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547142.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Ethical debates in accounting are often hazardous or taboo, and accountants have recourse to various strategies of equivocation in order to avoid them. They consequently lack a robust collective ... More


Why Journalism Is a Profession

Michael Davis

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that journalism is a profession, that our doubts about its status as a profession tell us more about a mistake we make when defining the concept of profession than about ... More


Who Is a Journalist?

Jay Black

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Today the majority of individuals who call themselves journalists are not full-time employees of traditional news media; they work (sometimes as freelancers, sometimes without pay) as reporters, ... More


The Economist’s Oath: On the Need for and Content of Professional Economic Ethics

George F. DeMartino

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199730568
eISBN:
9780199896776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730568.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economists alter the course of economic affairs and thereby affect the life chances of current and future generations. They do this through their scholarship and teaching, and through their ... More


Responsibilities

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The consensus paradigm reduces professional responsibilities to the shared mandatory requirements developed as a consensus within a profession and imposed on all its members equally. Any additional ... More


The Ethics of Privacy

Clifford G. Christians

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that the sophisticated ethics of privacy is a sine qua non for news media, with the common good being the primary principle. For communications, the best definition of privacy is ... More


Religion Ethics

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

At a time when all professions are under intense public scrutiny, mentioning religion and professional ethics together might bring to mind a series of well-publicized scandals, from tax evasion to ... More


Journalism’s Tangled Web: Business, Ethics, and Professional Practice

Ian Richards

in Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195370805
eISBN:
9780199776610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370805.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that in a world of global corporations and the globalization of the practice of journalism, journalism ethics has little choice but to become global. This is not straightforward ... More


Psychiatric Ethics as Professional and Biomedical Ethics

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter places psychiatric ethics within professional and biomedical ethics more generally, and introduces the “role morality” notion: that some ethical imperatives derive from particular social ... More


Respect for Authority

Mike W. Martin

in Meaningful Work: Rethinking Professional Ethics

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133257
eISBN:
9780199848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133257.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to a traditional image, “true professionals” are independent agents who, unlike businesspersons, serve clients without having to submit to the authority of managers. With the advent of ... More


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