Describe the factual circumstances of the dilemma and clearly lay out the conflicting ethical issues at stake. Using the “Steps to Ethical Decision Making” framework, reflect on which method of that framework you most relied up in making your ultimate decision and try to recall and describe your thought process.

Assignment Question

Introduction to Essay Questions The first half of this course has introduced you to a variety of ways to think through ethical dilemmas. You should be getting better at reasoning through the problem and coming up with a way to handle it that is consistent with your values. This essay provides you with a chance to reflect on ethical dilemmas you have faced in the past and to consider the approach you used to resolve the problem. Try to remember your thought process at the time, realizing that sometimes those are hard to reconstruct after the fact. The essay should demonstrate a few things. First, it should show me that you understand the topic of discussion (handling ethical dilemmas). Second, it should demonstrate that you are able to apply the topics and decision-making processes to past experiences in your own life. Third, it will show that you can articulate your thoughts into a coherent, well-written, concise structure.

Instructions Think of an ethical dilemma you faced in the past either as an individual. Describe the factual circumstances of the dilemma and clearly lay out the conflicting ethical issues at stake. Using the “Steps to Ethical Decision Making” framework, reflect on which method of that framework you most relied up in making your ultimate decision and try to recall and describe your thought process. Why did you make the decision that you did? Was your decision-making approach intentional, or more instinctual or habitual, or were you pressured into making a decision? Would you make the same decision today, or would you make a different decision? Why? Word limit – 1500 words. Focus on (course slide) and (course pack) for Group Activity 3 – Three Ethical Approaches,The eight characteristics of moral disengagement,and “Steps to Ethical Decision Making” framework.