Reflective Essay: The Five Most Important Personal Core Values

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Core values of a person are characteristics that define that person. Everyone should know obviously what are our core values and why they have it. The values of a person are shaped throughout his life and suffer external influences from family, friends, instructors and the society in which that individual grow. As Gandhi once stated: “Your beliefs become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become your destiny.” My five most important personal core values are honesty, integrity, fairness, compassion and loyalty. First, honesty has a beautiful simplicity. I believe that, to be truly successful in our life, we must always be honest and open with our families, friends and societies. I also believe that honesty make the best relationship because it leads to trust and faith. Besides, it is important to …show more content…

They purposely disobeyed U.S. laws and betrayed their customers as if they are above the law and entitled to whatever they want to do. They knew the consequences of their actions and what surprises me is that such a successful company, a role model in the automotive industry, would engage in such ethical behavior. Was the profits they were making not enough? Because according to the statistics, they are the largest automaker by sales. You would think that such a well-known business would prioritize ethics in order to differentiate themselves from other corrupt companies. As such a prestigious company, I expected Volkswagen to act with more respect to the well being of their employees, customers, and the rest of the world. They have soiled their good name and it seems almost impossible for Volkswagen to re-establish themselves as the trustworthy, honest, and reliable company they once were. If I was the Chief Executive Officer of VW, I would have done differently by using Utilitarianism and my personal core

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