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Personal Ethical Statement

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Personal Ethical Statement

Dictionary.com defines ethical behavior as “Pertaining to or dealing with morals or the principles of morality; pertaining to right and wrong in conduct”. (Dictionary.com, 2012) According to the ethical lens inventory, my preferred ethical lenses are the Relationship and Reputation Lens. This report says that I balance my reasoning skills and my intuition to determine the process, systems, and character traits and virtues which will serve the community by assuring fairness and justice for all equality.

My blind spot is overconfidence in process or unrealistic role expectations. This is because I believe that a constant process results in a just outcome for all. I will sometimes trust the process too much and this result in an unequal access given will raise the unjust outcomes even when a process is fair. It also says I don't develop unrealistic role expectations and that I forget individuals are fallible regardless of their role.

So in order to combat my overconfidence, I must know the limits to my knowledge or otherwise known as Metaknowledge. This is hard to do since we as a society have a deep rooted belief in our judgments. I have to develop a good Metaknowledge. This is done by acknowledging when I’m overconfident. I will have to be responsible for my actions when this happens and accept my outcome. (J.Edward Russo, 1992)

My strengths are justice and compassion. The report says that I am concerned with fairness, and when I met my best work for what is just for all. This is saying that I keep people connected to others in the community. It also says that I assure that the systems, and processes are coherent and they will put tact the least advantaged without creating burdens for other people. I do agree with this as my strength. I do care about others and what others have or don't have in our community. I don't like to see people suffer and I will do anything

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