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Title: Ethics


1
Ethics
  • Ethics Glossary LRE3-5

2
Ethics
  • that branch of philosophy dealing with values
    relating to human conduct, with respect to the
    rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to
    the goodness and badness of the motives and ends
    of such actions (Ethics Glossary)

3
Business Ethics
  • that branch of philosophy dealing with values
    relating to human conduct as it applies to
    business transactions
  • (Ethics Glossary

4
Situational Ethics
  • moral principles that vary with circumstances
  • (Ethics Glossary)

5
Ethics and Law
  • Ethics
  • Law
  • Imposed internally.
  • Concerned with motives.
  • Concerned with interest of individual and society.
  • Imposed externally.
  • Concerned with acts and conduct.
  • Concerned with the interest of society.

6
ABFSE
  • The basic premise that ethics is a major part of
    funeral service practice is derived from the idea
    that the funeral professional is entrusted with
    serving the bereaved survivors and the proper
    treatment and disposition of remains.

7
University of Minnesota(1996)
  • ethical conduct and practice ranked highest
    among 404 task statements that funeral directors
    evaluated
  • 1996 and 1997 Gallop polls showed that the public
    ranked FDs among the top 10 professions with high
    or very-high ratings for honesty and ethics

8
Funeral Ethics Organization
  • www.funeralethics.org
  • Nonprofit educational organization
  • Purpose promote ethical dealings in all
    death-related transactions by working for better
    understanding of ethical issuesas well as a
    better understanding between these and the
    general public.

9
FEO Mission
  • Ethical dealings respect the feelings and
    emotions of the bereaved, provide respect to the
    deceaseds body, and refrain from taking economic
    advantage of consumers making funeral or memorial
    purchases.

10
Manual of Professional Practice
  • Sections
  • sphere and function of FS practitioner
  • ethical practice
  • responsibility to family, clergy,
    cemetery/crematory, governmental and public
    agencies, press, and public
  • respect for the deceased
  • operation of the funeral home
  • publicity and promotion
  • deference to familys choice of FD
  • funeral involving joint director responsibilties
  • defamation of others
  • inducing breach of agreement

11
Models for Ethical Decision-making
  • Most people do not have much difficulty in
    telling whats absolutely right from whats
    absolutely wrong.
  • It is the gray areas that are a challenge.

12
Kohlbergs Moral Development Model
  • 3 developmental levels (each level has 2 stages)
  • Pre-moral Stage a stage of moral development in
    which the individual is characterized as not
    understanding the rules or feeling a sense or
    obligation to them. Looking to experience only
    that which is good or pleasant or to avoid that
    which is painful.

13
Pre-conventional Level(Stages 1 and 2)
  • a stage of moral development in which moral
    reasoning is based on reward and punishment from
    those in authority

14
Conventional Level(Stages 3 and 4)
  • a stage of moral development in which the
    expectations of the social group (family,
    community, and nation) are supported and
    maintained

15
Postconventional/Principles Level (Stages 5 and
6)
  • a stage of moral development in which the
    individual considers universal moral principles
    which supersede the authority of the group

16
Dr. Carol Gilligan
  • Kohlbergs theories biased against women
  • Theory of Moral Development in Women
  • women morality of care
  • men morality of justice and rights

17
Morality of Care
  • emphasized interconnectedness
  • girls early connection in identity formation with
    their mothers
  • girls are less concerned with fairness

18
Morality of Justice
  • concerned with the interactions of autonomous
    individuals
  • boys separate and individuate themselves from
    their mother
  • concerned with issues of power and inequality

19
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
  • 5 basic criteria
  • human nature how would different times view
    the ethical question
  • consequences of the act
  • universal convictions
  • moral feelings
  • religious/philosophical convictions

20
Robert Ninker
  • Executive Director of the FEO
  • 4 ways
  • What do the laws, rules or regulations dictate in
    this situation?
  • What would the community think of the action I am
    about to take if it were to become common
    knowledge?
  • The conscience check.
  • Summarize.

21
Rotary International Four Way Test
  • Is it the truth?
  • Is it fair to all concerned?
  • Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
  • Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

22
Individual (Personal) Ethics
  • Foundation for a persons moral compass
  • Develop over time and influenced by
  • Culture
  • Theism/Non-theism
  • Citizenship
  • Family Relationships
  • Experience

23
Culture
  • the rules, ideas, beliefs shared by members of
    society learned directly and indirectly
    (Ethics Glossary)
  • dictates ethical norms
  • customs and traditions become ingrained in a
    persons psyche

24
Theism/Non-theism
  • Theism belief in a god or gods
  • Non-theism a philosophy that does not focus
    on the worship or a god or gods
  • (Ethics Glossary)
  • religion provides an established set of moral
    rules/spiritual laws
  • rewards in the afterlife

25
Citizenship
  • the character of an individual viewed as a
    member of society behavior in terms of duties,
    obligations and functions of a citizen
  • (Ethics Glossary)
  • society creates laws that citizens are expected
    to follow
  • dutiful citizen

26
Family Relationships
  • Parents are usually the first to voice and
    demonstrate ethical boundaries.
  • Children absorb the actions of their family which
    contributes to their sense of morality.

27
Experience
  • Life events can alter or change personal ethics.
  • Emotions and personal understanding may cause a
    powerful shift in beliefs.

28
Professionalism
  • 4 easy ways to compromise professional ethical
    obligations
  • If its not illegal, it must be ethical.
  • Do whatever it takes, the end justifies the
    means.
  • Nobody will find out.
  • It must be alright if my boss says it is (or the
    competition does it).
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