What are Ethics?

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What are Ethics?
Ethics is a topic that often generates tremendous thought and debate, and deserves great consideration. As you move through this course, you may wish to take some time to think things through before moving to the next section.
In this session, you’ll get started by exploring the concepts of ethics, morals, and values while getting used to some of the associated language
Values Identification
Identifying Your Values
The list below reflects some common values. Choose the ten that are most important to you as a person (meaning that they apply both at work and at home).

Ability to make decisions and implement them Ability to persuade and influence others Achieving excellence
Achieving fame and recognition Adventure and excitement Behaving ethically
Being challenged by pressures and deadlines Being organized and dependable Being skilled and capable
Building a family Building meaningful relationships with others Competition with others
Contributing to society Cooperation with others Demonstrating expertise
Diversity in daily tasks Doing something meaningful Efficient and effective
Enjoying what you do Environmental rights Establishing a reputation
Expressing creativity Feeling excited and stimulated by life Feeling independent
Feeling of belonging and community Feeling of inner harmony Feeling of patriotism
Financial security Financial wealth Free speech/human rights
Freedom to set your own pace and goals Having a feeling of security Having power and control
Having privacy Helping those in need Religion and/or spirituality
Leading others to success Moving at a fast pace Moving at a slow pace
Being productive Reliability Self-development
Sense of accomplishment Serving the public Spontaneity
Truth and integrity Working as part of a team Working individually