David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Ethics and Behavior 1 (2):129 – 143 (1991)
Codes of professional ethics and cases designed to teach ethical decision making are written for individual professionals and ignore the systems level of analysis. They typically employ a lineal view of causality and overvalue placement of blame as a component of ethical problem solving. This article takes a systems approach to ethical problems and identifies aspects of systems that promote or impede ethical decision making. Psychological abuse of children is used as an example of a problem requiring a coordinated, systemic response to ethical issues such as autonomy, privacy, and confidentiality.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jack Flanagan & Kevin Clarke, Beyond a Code of Professional Ethics: A Holistic Model of Ethical Decision-Making for Accountants.
Norman E. Bowie (2005). Management Ethics. Blackwell Pub..
Omar E. M. Khalil (1993). Artificial Decision-Making and Artificial Ethics: A Management Concern. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 12 (4):313 - 321.
I. van de Poel & L. Royakkers (2007). The Ethical Cycle. Journal of Business Ethics 71 (1):1-13.
I. Van De Poel & L. Royakkers (2007). The Ethical Cycle. Journal of Business Ethics 71 (1):1 - 13.
Taran Patel & Anja Schaefer (2009). Making Sense of the Diversity of Ethical Decision Making in Business: An Illustration of the Indian Context. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 90 (2):171 - 186.
Edward J. O'Boyle (2002). An Ethical Decision-Making Process for Computing Professionals. Ethics and Information Technology 4 (4):267-277.
Lester F. Goodchild (2011). Enhancing Individual Responsibility in Higher Education : Embracing Ethical Theory in Professional Decision-Making Frameworks. In Tricia Bertram Gallant (ed.), Creating the Ethical Academy: A Systems Approach to Understanding Misconduct and Empowering Change in Higher Education. Routledge.
Harvey S. James (2000). Reinforcing Ethical Decision Making Through Organizational Structure. Journal of Business Ethics 28 (1):43 - 58.
Kieran Mathieson (2007). Towards a Design Science of Ethical Decision Support. Journal of Business Ethics 76 (3):269 - 292.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #173,706 of 1,696,590 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #186,867 of 1,696,590 )
How can I increase my downloads?