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Question;Content Sections;Once you have obtained at least five responses you will use;the responses you receive, course readings, peer-reviewed research, and other;relevant resources to complete the following sections.;Section 1: Why Ethical Behavior is Important;In this section you should explicitly address the following;questions and support your conclusions using appropriate course readings and;peer-reviewed resources.;?;Why is ethical behavior in business important?;?;Why is important for you as an individual to;maintain a high level of ethical behavior? Why is it important to maintain high;ethical standards of behavior?;Note: This section;should be no longer-than 1 page.;Section 2: Factors that Contribute to Unethical Behavior;In this section you should explicitly address the following;questions and support your conclusions using appropriate course readings and;peer-reviewed resources.;?;Why is there often a gap between our imagined or;ideal ethical behavior and our actual ethical behavior? That is, why is it that;even good people need help to do the ethical thing at times? Why is it;important to recognize this gap?;?;What are three factors (or human biases) that;contribute to people making poor ethical decisions and engaging in unethical;behavior?;o;These factors could include Bandura?s principles;of moral disengagement, barriers to ethical decision making discussed by;Bazerman and Tenbrunsel, or any of the factors discussed by Ariely or in our;other readings this semester;o;Be sure to explicitly name and fully describe;each factor;o;Each factor should be addressed separately;(i.e., this section should include at least 3 sub-sections);o;Be sure to describe exactly how the factor;contributes to unethical behavior and/or decision making;Note: This section;should be no longer-than 2.5 pages.;Section 3: Maintaining Ethical Standards;Having now considered why it is important to keep ethical;standards and factors that make it difficult to maintain ethical standards, you;will use this section to identify practices to help you keep high ethical;standards.;In this section you should explicitly address the following;questions and support your conclusions using appropriate course readings and;peer-reviewed resources.;?;How many people did you send the survey request;to? How many completed surveys did you receive?;?;What are three to four of the primary themes;that you observed from the survey responses that you received? That is, what;are the most important things that you learned from the survey responses that;you received?;?;Describe (in great detail), three practices;habits, or interventions that you plan to put into place to help yourself live;up to the highest ethical standards of behavior.;o;Be sure to explicitly name and fully describe;each habit, practice, or intervention;o;Each habit should be addressed separately (i.e.;this section should include at least 3 sub-sections);o;Be sure to describe one or more factors that;were (or could have been addressed) in section 2 that this habit explicitly;addresses (and why). That is, what factors that contribute to unethical;behavior do you expect the habit to help mitigate (and why)?;o;Explicitly support the inclusion of the habit;based on course readings, peer-reviewed research, and/or survey responses that;you received.;Note: This section;should be no longer-than 3.5 pages.;Submission Requirements;To receive credit for this assignment you will submit one;document via Blackboard that includes ALL of the following elements (in order);?;Title page with your name, the course title, and;the title of this assignment (i.e., Ethics Application Assignment);?;Sections 1-3 as described above;?;References section for any in-text references;included in Sections 1-3;?;1 inch-margins, 12-point font, double-spaced;?;The total assignment should be no more than 7;double-spaced pages. This 7-page limit does NOT include the title page or;references section.;?;No direct quotes should be used from course;readings. You should paraphrase and cite these readings and other references a;great deal, but do not provide direct quotations. I want to see that you have;considered these concepts and can explain them in your own words. Points may be;deducted for direct quotes from readings. You may include a limited number of;direct quotes from the survey responses that you receive.;?;NOTE;Please save your file as ?LAST NAME_Ethics Application? before uploading to;Blackboard.;Grading Rubric;Each section of this assignment will be graded according to;the following rubric;Survey Responses Collected;?;30 points = At least five survey responses;received (via the online survey) from working professionals employed full-time.;?;20 points = Three to four survey responses;received (via the online survey) from;working professionals employed full-time.;?;10 points = One to two survey responses received;(via the online survey) from a working professional employed full-time.;?;0 points = No survey responses received (via the;online survey).;Section 1: Why Ethical Behavior is Important;?;30 points = All questions/section requirements are;thoroughly and completely addressed. A high level of critical thinking and;creativity is exhibited. Responses are strongly supported with course readings;peer-reviewed resources, and survey responses as appropriate.;?;27 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed in significant detail. Responses are detailed and fully;supported, but may not exhibit a high level of critical thinking and/or;creativity.;?;24 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed. Responses lack sufficient detail in some places. Insufficient;justification is provided for some responses.;?;21 points (or less) = Almost all of the;questions/section requirements are addressed. Responses often lack sufficient;detail and/or justification.;Section 2: Factors that Contribute to Unethical Behavior;?;70 points = All questions/section requirements;are thoroughly and completely addressed. A high level of critical thinking and;creativity is exhibited. Responses are strongly supported with course readings;peer-reviewed resources, and survey responses as appropriate.;?;63 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed in significant detail. Responses are detailed and fully;supported, but may not exhibit a high level of critical thinking and/or;creativity.;?;56 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed. Responses lack sufficient detail in some places. Insufficient;justification is provided for some responses.;?;49 points (or less) = Almost all of the;questions/section requirements are addressed. Responses often lack sufficient;detail and/or justification.;Section 3: Maintaining Ethical Standards;?;70 points = All questions/section requirements;are thoroughly and completely addressed. A high level of critical thinking and;creativity is exhibited. Responses are strongly supported with course readings;peer-reviewed resources, and survey responses as appropriate.;?;63 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed in significant detail. Responses are detailed and fully;supported, but may not exhibit a high level of critical thinking and/or;creativity.;?;56 points = All questions/section requirements;are addressed. Responses lack sufficient detail in some places. Insufficient;justification is provided for some responses.;?;49 points (or less) = Almost all of the;questions/section requirements are addressed. Responses often lack sufficient;detail and/or justification.;Note: Every page over;the double-spaced 7-page maximum (not including the title page and reference;section) will result in a deduction of 10 points. For example, 8.5 pages;would result in a deduction of 20 points.;Note: Points may be;deducted for incorrect spelling, grammar, or failure to follow specified;submission requirements (including the use of direct quotes from readings;remember you should paraphrase and cite, but not quote directly).

 

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