Ethical behavior is acting in a manner that is in tandem with what society considers to be good morals. Ethical behaviors are important because they guide people’s actions. Examples of ethical behavior include integrity,... More »

An organization can improve ethics by proper recruitment of staff, educating the staff, being open about finances, establishing ethical standards and giving freedom of speech to employees. Encouraging ethical behavior in... More » World View Philosophy Ethics

Behaviors that are illegal but are thought by many to be ethical include jaywalking, mixing food and paper waste, cheating taxes, spitting inside a city and driving over the speed limit. Although most people don't consid... More »

Postconventional morality is classified as the stage of morality in which people have set their own morals and act according to those morals. Postconventional morality is the highest moral state in Lawrence Kohlberg's mo... More »

Societal morals, religious morals and morals in literature all agree and point to basic morals of truth, honesty and kindness. Aesop's fables ended with morals such as telling one lie leads to telling more lies, and prid... More »

A major ethical concern around stem cell research is the manner in which stem cells are harvested from oocytes and embryos. This debate centers around the idea of personhood and at which stage of life an embryo is consid... More » World View Philosophy Ethics

Professional behavior is a series of actions deemed acceptable in the workplace. These methods of interaction are dictated by concepts like courtesy, civility and good taste. Professionalism is specific to the industry's... More »