Assignment: Unit 2 – Discussion Board
Type: Discussion Board
Unit: Making Ethical Decisions
Grading Type: Numeric
Points Possible: 75
Points Earned: Points Earnednot available
Deliverable Length: 200–250 words
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Primary Response is due by Thursday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Saturday (11:59:59pm Central).
Primary Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 200–250 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
For this Discussion Board, please complete the following:
This week, we are examining ethics, how it relates to our day-to-day lives, and how we might encounter it in our work lives. To connect the material to your life, you were asked to take an ethical self-assessment in intellipath®. If you have not yet completed the interactive self-assessment, you can complete it here.
Steve usually tries to tell the truth, but he thinks that it is okay to lie occasionally to get ahead or to avoid an inconvenience. Showing up to work late today because he had overslept, he tells his boss that he had to stop for gas. He thinks to himself, “Just a little white lie…”
If you were Steve’s friend, what would you tell him?