The Ethical Decision Making Job Aid

May 29, 2009

Some clients have suggested that it would be useful if every employee had a credit card sized, laminated, ethical decision making job aid that they could carry with them that summarized the six step decision making process on one side and the four PLUS ethics filters on the other.

A proposed format for this job aid is shown below.

Ethics Management As Cultural Change
(Client name and Logo)

PLUS Ethical Decision Making Filters

P = Policy L=Legal U=Universal S=Self

Our Universal Principles and Values

  • E - Empathy - understanding the thoughts and needs of others
  • P - Patience - taking the time to understand before we act
  • I - Integrity - honesty and truth in all situations
  • C - Courage - doing what is right even when it is difficult