Professional Values and Ethics

Professional Values and Ethics Paper
In this paper, our team will discuss professional values and ethics.   We will provide the definitions of values and ethics and an explanation correlating career success with having values and ethics.   Also included are two examples of values and ethics influencing career success.
Values are important in every organization. Values is defined as a relative worth, merit, or importance (, 2010). The values of an organization must be consistent with the visions of the company. Some examples are integrity, caring, teamwork, and stewardship. These values are so important to a company that they may incorporate them into their vision statement. Values are the personification of what the company stands for and should be the foundation for their employees’ behaviors. If someone in the company failed to follow these values then it would negatively affect the company and the person could be fired.
Each value has its own definition. For example trustworthiness means to have the trait of deserving confidence. Another good value is sincerity. This means that genuineness, honesty, and freedom from duplicity. Being supportive is also another great trait that employees need, which is furnishing support or assistance. Understanding employees is another great value because this means knowing how something works or an encouraging, honest relationship between people. A company would also want someone who can do the task how they want it done which is the value called work ethics (Ethics Resource Center, 2009).
Examples of values include
• Reliability
• Respect
• Self-control
• Sensitivity
• Loyalty
• Mercy
• Patience
• Punctuality
• Generosity
These are great values that a company would want in an employee and we would want our children to have when they join the workforce.
Ethics is the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation (Merriam Webster, an Encyclopedia Britannica Company,...