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In business several forms of ethics exist, but gaining a better understanding of both the similarities and differences between the virtue, utilitarianism, and deontological theories assist businesses on how each theory addresses ethics and morality. In its basic form, ethics relates to the moral values that regulate individuals or groups conduct. Analyzing the decision making process between the honorably ethical decision as recognized from the morally wrong is inherent with the study of ethics. The issues of applying the general policies and practices adopted by a company are related to business ethics. Business leaders take into consideration their personal and professional experiences when applying their conclusions toward solving problems or issues within the business world.
When applying virtue ethics an individual will find that this style focuses on the integrity of the person or group committing the act as opposed to focusing on the act itself (Trevino & Nelson, 2007). This form of ethics is clearly recognized as indicating the virtues of individuals or groups, in contrast to the other two major methods of ethics. The perspective of the virtue theory primarily highlights the actor’s moral fiber, motivations, and intentions (Trevino & Nelson, 2007). In a professional environment at Jabil Circuit, some of the production level employees will provide excellent examples of this theory in action. One of which was noticed...