Chapter 4 introduces you to workplace values, ethics and emotions. In this chapter, you will learn: identify the different types and levels of values; define the five main values that vary across cultures; describe three ethical principles and other factors influencing ethical behaviour; explain how moral intensity, ethical sensitivity and the situation influence ethical behaviour; discuss the linkages between emotions and behaviour;...
This book is the end result of many influences, all of
which have contributed to its final shape. We would
like to thank all those people who have contributed to
the development and formation of the ideas behind
this book. This is a long list. In recent years it
includes our students and colleagues at the University
of Glamorgan. Prior to this our many colleagues in
our own clinical practices who we have worked with
and our past teachers and mentors who moulded our
ideas about working with people.
This important new study examines the market trade of medieval
England from a new perspective, by providing a wide-ranging critique
of the moral and legal imperatives that underpinned retail trade. James
Davis shows howmarket-goers were inﬂuenced not only by practical and
economic considerations of price, quality, supply and demand, but also
by the moral and cultural environment within which such deals were
Where the two terms differ is in the imposition by organisations of courteous or forced
ritual behaviour on employees – a modern phenomenon. Insincerity is concealed, leading to the
whimsical even offensive notion that we are all air hostesses now. There are moral implications
here too. Sprezzatura could be aligned to the moral theories of hedonism and egoism – where the
focus is on the individual who decides to pursue a working life of fulfilment based on self
interest, by the appearance of relaxed competence that may or may not be borne out by actual
effectiveness at work....
Deposit insurance clearly introduces a different treatment of (some) bank deposits with respect to
all other financial activities where saving can be allocated. It has the consequence of putting in a
situation of comparative disadvantage other financial intermediaries with respect to banks, and,
inside the banking sector, it favours deposit collection vis a vis other bank liabilities.
Deposit protection involves a typical problem of moral hazard, providing more incentives for bank
managers to undertake risks.
The evidence presented in this report shows that the health of our educators is a source of concern because the prevalence of HIV is high. The determinants are multiple: behavioural, knowledge deficit, lack of self-efficacy skills, migratory practices, gender, and alcohol misuse. Chronic conditions such as hypertension, stomach ulcers, arthritis and diabetes are common. The report also shows that our country is likely to lose a very high proportion of educators due to job dissatisfaction, job stress and low morale....