Identifying Ethical Standards


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What is one reason it can be difficult to identify the ethical standards we should follow?

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1. Which of the following factors might inform ethical standards?

2. Ethics refers to an individual's system of _____ that guides behavior, conduct, and decision-making about _____ in the larger society.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment questions will show how well you can identify different ethical standards. See if you can correctly can answer questions about picking standards and what the ethical standard choices are.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you about:

  • Reasons for difficulty in identifying ethical standards
  • Factors that can come into play in deriving the right ethical standards
  • Definition of ethics
  • Approach that is focused on the most good and the least amount of harm
  • The approach that strives for no one stakeholder benefiting more than any other

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding various approaches to ethics and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why is can be hard to identify ethical standards that should be followed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to complete the definition of ethics

Additional Learning

Take a look at more on this topic by studying the lesson titled Identifying Ethic Standards. Get to know:

  • Examples of long-established values included in an ethics system
  • Places ethical standards can be applied
  • The focus on virtues to define ethics