Agent Ethics

Table of Contents

 

 

Chapter 1:  A Desire for Ethics

 

     Making Choices

5

     Ethics Beyond Philosophers

6

     Being Ethically Responsible

7

     Caring For others

7

Chapter 2:  Work Ethics

 

     Ethics On The Job

11

     Education Requirements

11

     Responsibility

13

     When We Have Failed To Do Something Important

16

     Setting Up Professional Standards

17

     Questions As Well As Answers

18

     Professional Conduct

20

     Ethics In The Workplace

21

     Ethical Excellence

23

     Asking The Right Questions

25

     Listening - The Route To Success

26

     Patience, Patience, Patience!

27

     Customer Satisfaction

28

     The Difficult Customer

29

     Preparing For The Inevitable

30

     Using Specific Language

31

Chapter 3:  A Moral Obligation

 

     Family Obligation

33

     Free Choice

34

     Egoism

36

     Objectivist Theory

36

     Cultural Ethics; Perceptions Of Ethics

38

     Moral Persuasion (moral reformers)

40

     Rationalizing Morals

41

Chapter 4:  The Teaching Of Ethics

 

     Can Ethics Be Taught?

43

     A Moral Habit

44

     Violence In The Name Of Ethics

46

     The Addiction To Power

47

     Objective Morality

49

     Avoiding Negativity

51

     Who Is The Teacher?

52

     Are Manners Part Of Ethics?

53

Chapter 5:  Financial Ethics

 

     Ethical Investing

54

     Investing In Familiar Products

55

     Searching For Compatible Companies

55

     Personal Involvement

56

     Forcing Change Through Investing

57

     SRI

57

     The Avoidance Investor

58

     Positive Investing Approach

59

     Criteria From The National Council of Churches

60

     The Activist Investor

61

     Gadflies

62

     Ethical Investing For Profit

64

     Investing In Small Companies

65

     Investing For The Long Term

66

     Early Ethical Investment Trends

66

     Where Does One Begin?

67

     Two Basic Categories Of Investments

67

     Know Thyself

68

     Investment Portfolios

69

     Appraising Oneself

70

     Considering Current Financial Status

72

     Future Financial Concerns

72

     Two Portfolio Constants: Change & Deliberateness

73

     Ethical Banking

75

     Credit Unions

75

     Minority Owned Banks

76

     Socially Responsible Credit Card Companies

76

 

 

 

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