Video and Multimedia
LO 5.1: Identify the different factors within the Ethical Behavior Model
Description: Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we’re left, right, or center, and pinpoints the moral values that liberals and conservatives tend to honor most.
LO 5.2: Prepare and prioritize seven rational ethical decision-making questions
Description: Behavioral economist Dan Ariely uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive research findings to show how we’re not as rational as we think when we make decisions.
LO 5.3: Compare how the six ethical theories differ from one another
Description: UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown explores if a patriotic, nationally elected politician can really give people in other countries equal consideration.
Video 2: The Trolley Problem
Description: Is sacrificing one life to save the lives of many others the best possible outcome?
LO 5.4: Apply the Systematic Rational Ethical Decision-Making framework to a business issue
Description: Harvard professor Michael Sandel probes questions such as these: Would you steal a drug that your child needs to survive? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? How much is one human life worth?
LO 5.5: Persuade someone who reasons according to an ethical theory different than the ethical theory you normally use
Video 1: TedTalk: The Long Reach of Reason
Description: In a Socratic dialog animation, psychologist Steven Pinker is gradually persuaded by philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein that reason is actually the key driver of human moral progress, even if its effect sometimes takes generations to unfold.
Description: Sales guru and persuasion expert Daniel H. Pink explains how you can use motivational interviewing to influence others' thoughts and behaviors.
LO 5.6: Recognize warning signs that an unethical decision is approaching
Video 1: TedTalk: A Life of Purpose
Description: Pastor Rick Warren reflects on his own crisis of purpose in the wake of his book’s wild success and explains his belief that God’s intention is for each of us to use our talents and influence to do good.
Description: In this video, Citigroup whistleblower and ethical leadership speaker Richard Bowen testifies about the corruption that led to the financial meltdown of 2008.
Description: Website for EthicsWeb
Description: Website for Rotary, Guiding Principles section
Web 3: Types of Ethical Theories
Description: Website for Owlcation, article on “A Summary of the Terms and Types of Ethical Theories”
Description: Website for Denis Collins Consulting
Description: Joseph’s Noone blog article