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A Theory of Moral Choice

Kristen Renwick Monroe

in Ethics in an Age of Terror and Genocide: Identity and Moral Choice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151373
eISBN:
9781400840366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151373.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter contemplates the broader themes and implications of this work and constructs a new theory of moral choice. Most existing theories designed to guide moral behavior and examine the ethical ... More


Character

Joel J. Kupperman

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096545
eISBN:
9780199852918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096545.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

We often speak of a person's character—good or bad, strong or weak—and think of it as a guide to how that person will behave in a given situation. Oddly, however, philosophers writing about ethics ... More


Sleep and Unethical Behavior

Larissa K. Barber and Christopher J. Budnick

in Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The chapter Sleep and Unethical Behavior integrates theoretical models of ethical decision-making with the self-regulatory framework to explain how sleep can impact ethical behavior in organizations. ... More


New Pathogens, and Morality

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the nonexistence of demons and the microorganisms in new medicine and examines the pathogens in new medicine. Cold, dampness, wind, heat, dryness, immoderation or excesses in ... More


The organisational context of professional and interprofessional ethics

Bridget Hanna

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines the organisations we work in and is divided into three sections. It examines the concept of organisational culture and highlights how ethical behaviour is managed in ... More


What is Character?

Joel J. Kupperman

in Character

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195096545
eISBN:
9780199852918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195096545.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates character as the fundamental facet of ethics. This book explores, analyzes, and defines character in different ways. Character involves habits and tendencies of thought and ... More


Flutes and Unethical/Ethical Behavior

Dale A. Olsen

in World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths, and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037887
eISBN:
9780252095146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037887.003.0011
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter discusses flutes and both unethical and ethical behavior. Many of the folktales presented in this book can be interpreted as pertaining to unethical or ethical human behavior, even when ... More


Ethical Standards, or, Why Good Things Happen for Good People

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter explains how adherence to the highest ethical standards contributes to business success by highlighting the case of the Trappist monks of Mepkin Abbey. A reputation for honesty and ... More


Ethics Management in Banking and Finance

Boudewijn de Bruin

in Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses how the values which individuals hold will help to frame choices and so influence the choices that are made. If ethical issues in finance have limited ‘moral intensity’ in ... More


Professional Obligation, Ethical Awareness, and Capital Market Regulation

Justin O’Brien

in Capital Failure: Rebuilding Trust in Financial Services

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198712220
eISBN:
9780191780752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712220.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Economic Systems

This chapter argues that it is essential to challenge the norms governing the financial industry, to place ethical judgement above legal permissibility and technical compliance. It explores the ... More


Business Ethics after Virtue

Joseph Heath

in Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes the virtue theory which emphasizes the role of one's character and the virtues that one's character embodies for determining or evaluating ethical behavior. It presents an ... More


Business and Ethics?: The Question of Organizational Behavior

Julie A. Nelson

in Economics for Humans

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226572024
eISBN:
9780226572055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226572055.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter reviews the factual issues that arise at an organizational level. It argues that ethical behavior is neither intrinsically at odds with organizational profit making nor guaranteed by ... More


Poetry, Injury, and the Ethics of Reading

Elaine Scarry

in The Humanities and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257041
eISBN:
9780823261468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257041.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers the long tradition of poetry that is deliberative and argumentative, that stages a dispute or dialogue of two voices. By way of this formal structure of poetry, it extends ... More


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