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Ethics for the real world : creating a personal code to guide decisions in work and life

Author: Ronald A Howard; Clinton D Korver
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, ©2008.
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Ethics for the Real World offers practical advice on how to make more effective decisions every day. More important, Howard and Korver show how to create a personal ethical code - not one that looks good to others, but a code you can genuinely commit to. You'll learn to: identify ethically sensitve actions, make decisions by applying ethical distinctions, commit in advance to ethical principles and generate creative  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald A Howard; Clinton D Korver
ISBN: 9781422121061 1422121062
OCLC Number: 184906077
Description: 212 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Skillful decision making --
Almost ethical --
Draw distinctions --
Consult the touchstones --
Draft your code --
Choose action --
Transform life --
Transform work --
Epilogue: habit of wisdom --
Appendix A: The critical elements of ethical thinking --
Appendix B: Ethical codes --
Our messages.
Responsibility: Ronald A. Howard and Clinton D. Korver with Bill Birchard.
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