Personal And Professional Development: The Ethics Of Ethics And Business Ethics

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Student Name Manender Singh Student Number 10349475 Course Title MBA Lecturer Name Eileen Corrigan (eileen.corrigan@dbs.ie) Eddie Mcconnon (eddie.mcconnon@dbs.ie) Module/Subject Title Personal & Professional Development (B9MG122) Assignment Title Ethics Essay ‘It is entirely appropriate that personal ethical standards should be influenced increasingly by corporate culture, as people move up the organizational hierarchy’. “The word Ethic for business is contradictory itself”. It has been claimed that business ethic is an “Oxymoron”. The word oxymoron refers to bringing together of two apparently contradictory concepts, such as in ‘a cheerful pessimist ‘or ‘a deafening silence’. Saying that business ethics is an oxymoron suggests that there are not, or cannot be, ethics in business. In simple words we can say business is unethical some way. Almost each and every business is for most of the time managed in line with high and sincere principles of integrity. But this does not mean that they never go wrong. (Reference Book:- Ethics in organizations by David Murray and Business Ethics by Andrew Crane & Dirk Marten ) The decision which can affect individual in a positive or negative way is a moral decision and the decision which is made in business generally affects the individual the most. Anybody who is taking decision in business should know which decision is morally correct and which is wrong. So what’s morality? Is morality means etiquette – Public

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