Describe your ethical perspective as identified by the Ethical Lens Inventory, including your blind spot, strengths, weaknesses, and values.Weegy:
The Ethical Lens Inventory™ is designed to help you determine which of four ethical lenses – four primary ethical perspectives – helps you determine how you will act in a grey situation where no "rule" can tell you what to do. [ Your preferred ethical lens depends on your core values – the ideals that propel you to action. Each ethical lens emphasizes underlying core values in a slightly different way:
· Rights/Responsibilities Lens: emphasizes autonomy and rationality (head);
· Results Lens: emphasizes autonomy and sensibility (heart/intuition);
· Reputation Lens: emphasizes equality and sensibility; and
· Relationship Lens: emphasizes equality and rationality.
· Ethical Lens Inventory Results You balance your reasoning skills (rationality) and your intuition (sensibility) to determine what processes, systems, character traits and virtues will best serve the community by assuring fairness and justice for all (equality).
Core Values: Equality and Rationality/Sensibility
You prioritize the value of equality over autonomy. Your primary concern is the well-being of the whole community and you believe that assuring the community’s well-being is the best way to assure that individuals are treated fairly.
You value rationality and sensibility equally. You believe that while there are universal principles, each situation is unique and not all exceptions can be categorized. For you the best solution is both consistent and flexible.
Classical Values: Justice and Fortitude
You value the social that is achieved through loyalty and consistency in dealings among members of the community. In your mind, a predictable system that assures the well-being of all, especially those without power, is a just system.
You also demonstrate courage and steadiness in the face of obstacles. You tend to avoid rash actions while at the same time charting an untested course.
Key Phrase: “I make fair and virtuous choices.”
Because you equally value rationality and sensibility, along with equality, you tend to assume that the best ethical result is achieved when everyone lives out the positive character traits required by their role within a just system. ] Note:
Definition of ethical behavior: Being fair and Living out Role Responsibilities
You define an ethical person as one with sound character traits and habits of thoughtful reflection who seeks justice and fundamental fairness in the community. [ For you, those who demonstrate strong leadership in their roles and give everyone in the community, especially those without power, a chance to succeed exemplify ethical behavior.
Tools for analyzing problems: Authority and Tradition
You tend to think through a problem carefully and research options. You pay particular attention to the experts on the subject and what others in your role have said or done. Your goal is to make a fully informed decision and to meet the needs of the community, without harming the least advantaged. Although you consider what others you respect have done in similar situations, you remain flexible and can craft a unique or novel solution when necessary.
Gift: Justice and Compassion
Because you are concerned with fairness, when you are at your best you work for what is just for all, i.e., what keeps people connected to others in the community. You assure that systems and processes are coherent, uniformly followed, and they protect the least advantaged without creating undue burdens for the rest. You are also able to “tell the story” of each member of your community.
Blind spot: Overconfidence in process or Unrealistic Role Expectations
Because you believe that a consistent process results in a just outcome for all, you sometimes trust the process too much. You forget that unequal access gives rise to unjust outcomes, even when the process itself is fair. At other times, you develop unrealistic role expectations, forgetting that individuals are fallible regardless of their role.
Risk: Being authoritarian or Self-Righteous
Sometimes you require deference to power concentrated in a hierarchical authority. Because you have thought carefully about what is right in a given situation, you tend to assume that your way is best. You may then abuse power as you impose your will on others for their own good. ] Note:
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