Running Head: WORKPLACE ETHICIAL DILEMMA
Professional Workplace Dilemma
GEN/480 - INTERDISCIPLINARY CAPSTONE COURSE
SHARI L. LANE, MBA
University of Phoenix
What is an Ethical Dilemma? According to Flamand, 1999-2011, “an ethical dilemma is situations were in moral precepts or ethical obligations conflict in such a way as to make any possible resolution to the dilemma morally intolerable”(para.1). “In other words, an ethical dilemma is any situation in which guiding moral principles cannot determine which of course an action that is right or wrong”( Flamand, 1999-2011, para.1). Dilemmas in the work force are quite common and require some ...view middle of the document...
Do I blame her for doing what she did yes and no because now that I am older now my values mean so much to me and what they stand for and it was wrong. I know my grandmother told me that when my mom was pregnant with me (at a young age) her father told her mother to get an abortion so could this be a cycle of personal values because what is so funny that my grandfather is Muslim and they are purely against abortion but is it a bit different when it hits home then maybe values change.
As I continue my education and a client seeks some sort of moral support in assisting her with a right decision about abortion, what should I say give her both of thought or just one. I think it would be fair to give her every option and every personal thought that I was thinking at the time I was in her situation and what I am thinking presently and then let the client decide for herself what is right and wrong in her heart. No one knows where the heart truly lays except for the one above and that is the Lord the King of Kings.
Is there a true way in solving a dilemma who is to say the decision he or she makes is right or wrong your boss, co-worker, friend or family member or is just plain common sense. Various theoretical perspectives have been used to address these competencies, including a rational model a virtue ethics model, social constructivism model collaborative model and an integrative model. A rational model is based primarily on principle ethics. Under this particular model, professionals faced with a dilemma first identify the principles in conflict,...