Question 1: How would you define code of professional ethics?
Question 2: State four important professional values.
Question 3: State four importance of professional ethics.
Question 4: distinguish between the following terminologies:
Law and Ethics Morality and Ethics Etiquette and Ethics Civility and Ethics.
1) The Code of professional ethics is a collection of principles aimed at helping professionals carry out their business with integrity and in an honest manner.
2) Professional values are fundamental in reinforcing the professional identity and performance of an individual.
Professional values help in delivering quality service to consumers.
Professional values promote clients' satisfaction, thus making them self-determined based on their individual values.
Professional values are a source of promoting ethical competencies in any work setting and deal with ethical concerns in today’s society.
3) Professional ethics provide a guide to moral daily living and help us judge whether we can justify our workplace behavior.
Professional ethics acts as our intermediary when dealing with other parties.
Professional ethics provides us with a base for what is right or wrong.
Professional ethics influence what we do and help us to behave in the right manner in front of others.
4) Laws are rules and commands that demand an absolute subjection, while Ethics Morality distinguishes the difference between what is deemed “right and wrong.” or “good and bad”. Ethics etiquette is the polite or "proper" way of behaving in front of another person. Ethics Civility is virtue ethics, i.e., cultivating the traits of ethics such as being honest, fair, and having self-control that help us reach our full human potential. In contrast, ethics are moral principles that govern our behavior or conduct.