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Cultural ethics


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Cultural ethics

  2. 2. TEAM C Anjana Kumari Dwivedi Jalaj ManiPriyanka Vishnu Malvankar Subarnarekha Sarkar Shalini Awasthi Ankita Kumari Singh
  3. 3. Ethics• Ethics is a code of behavior that a societyconsiders moral and appropriate for guidingrelationship with one another.• Ethics deals with things to be sought andthings to be avoided, with ways of life andwith telos (Telos is the chief aim or end inlife)• Ethics are standards of right and wrong,good and bad. Ethics are concerned withwhat one ought to do to fulfill one’s moralduty. There are two aspects to ethics: Being able to determine what is right orwrong, good or bad ,& , Commitment for doing what is right andgood.
  4. 4. Ethics….• Ethics are a subset of values. Thedefinition of values applies to things thatare desired as well as what one ought todo, and can include such concepts aswealth, happiness, success, andfulfillment.• Ethics define how a moral person shouldbehave; values include other beliefs andattitudes that guide behavior.
  5. 5. Branches of EthicsEthics can be divided into various branchesMeta-ethics: Meta-ethics deals with the meaning oftruth-values in theory and refers to moralpropositions.Normative Ethics: Normative Ethics deals with thepracticality of actions & it examines standards forthe rightness and wrongness of actions.Applied Ethics: Applied Ethics refers to moral andethical outcomes that can be achieved, inparticular situations.Moral Psychology: Moral Psychology deals with thedevelopment and nature of moral capacity.Descriptive Ethics: Descriptive Ethics are moralvalues that most people follow and stand by.
  6. 6. Culture and Ethics• Cooperation is easier andconflicts are limited when peopleshare convictions. We thereforeneed to look for ethical principlesthat are shared worldwide.• Standards and values are anintegral part of any culture;hence, culture is the bedrocksupporting every development.
  7. 7. Culture and Ethics…..• Culture can obstruct progress, but itcan nevertheless be a tool foremancipation.• Culture is also a goal in itself: itgives meaning to our existence.•The same holds true for equal rights,responsibility for future generations,freedom of speech, and democracy:they stimulate progress, but are alsothe objective of development.
  8. 8. Effects Of Culture•Determines how peoplecommunicate•Determines how people interact•Determines how people relate toone another•Guides day-to-day workingrelationships•Determines what is appropriatebehavior•Determines how power and statusare allocated
  9. 9. Cultural Conflict: Unethical Behavior • Different cultures have different rules of conduct. • Some cultures view certain ethical practices with different levels of condemnation. • The more serious problem concerns two different ethical standards meeting in a business transaction. e.g.-US vs. Russian • This situation is characterized as cultural conflict
  10. 10. Cultural Ethics It usually differs from culture. Cultural ethics, as the name to culture. In spite of that, suggests deals with the certain values remain the same morality, integrity, principles simply because they areand values of a culture, and in ethically and morally some case, even religion. justifiable. Cultural Ethics Culture is an integral part of Cultural ethics reflect the ethics and vice versa. Thevalues and morals of a society culture of a community impactsand therefore, it plays a vital it progress, development, laws,role in the governance of that principles and to some extent, society. its policies
  11. 11. Code of Cultural Ethics• There should be a process of actively developingand practicing appropriate, relevant, and sensitivestrategies and skills in interacting with culturallydifferent persons.• There should be a set of congruent behaviors,attitudes, and policies that come together in asystem, agency, or among professionals and enablesthat system, agency, or those professionals to workeffectively in cross-cultural situations.• There should be an integration and transformationof knowledge about individuals and groups of peopleinto specific standards, policies, practices, andattitudes used in appropriate cultural settings toincrease the quality of services, thereby producingbetter outcomes.