Values & Ethics

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Respecting others will bring them to respect you as well. Respect is;a nice gesture, being polite, being open-minded, and patient. Customers will come to cherish this as well as the people you work with. Being ethical is knowing right from wrong, and when you are wrong, taking responsibility for those actions regardless of the consequences. Ethics and values can be passed on to others when they are found to be relevant. Professional values and ethics must be expressed in order for any success to occur. Impact on Success A person should set a mission statement for his or her life just as a company does. The mission statement should include what is highly valued in their life and certain ethics that they feel are set in stone. The individual should not change the mission of their life but change their life according to the mission statement. This will allow the person to choose a career that they will enjoy and be successful in. When deciding on a career a person’s values and ethics should be the first thing that has to be accounted for in the position. If their career goes against the values or ethics of that person they should not peruse that job. Selling cars at a used car dealership may include lying to the customer or not being exactly truthful about something. According to a poll researched by Gallup car salesman's honesty and ethical standards was one of the bottom 3 out of 20 ranking at 7% (Gallup, 2009). A person who highly values honesty and believes that it is unethical to lie to another person should not pursue a career as a car salesman. In order for success one must be committed to all aspects of their job. Individuals who highly value the human life and believe the abortion or killing of another person is the ultimate sin should not pursue a career in an abortion clinic or other career choices that involves this type of behavior. Deciding on a career choice takes more concentrat View More »

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