The Leadership Ethics Professional/Academic Discipline paper

The Leadership Ethics Professional/Academic Discipline paper

The Leadership Ethics Professional/Academic Discipline paper provides an opportunity to explore the potential ethical issues in a student’s academic/professional discipline and current/future profession. Possible examples include the following: – if studying engineering, research and discuss possible ethical dilemmas in the engineering profession (pressures to save money but create possible safety concerns). – if studying education, research and discuss possible ethical dilemmas in passing students along due to the pressure of legislation (No Child Left Behind). – if studying business, research and discuss possible ethical dilemmas encompassed in publicly held companies where there is pressure from shareholders for maximum profit, yet regulatory restrictions exist that impact profits. – if you are already a professional, discuss the ethical issues associated with your profession. The length of the paper is 6 pages (not counting a cover page or references) of text plus or minus one page. Format the term paper using APA style, Times New Roman font, 12-pitch, one inch margins, a cover page and a reference page if needed. Part of the analysis includes comments regarding a student’s personal ethics statement and how personal views of ethics shapes the student’s views regarding the potential ethical dilemmas in the chosen discipline and current/future profession. Students post solutions to case studies to the appropriate link found in the Lesson Folder. The following is the grading rubric for the paper: Profession or discipline overview 25 points Possible ethical dilemmas, brief description of these dilemmas 50 points Identification of the most critical leadership ethical dilemma(s) to discuss and why (pick up to three dilemmas to discuss) 25 points Discussion of ethical dilemmas: – How is this a leadership ethical dilemma? 25 points (discuss this aspect for each dilemma discussed) – Discussion of various ethical perspectives and this dilemma 100 points APA Format, grammar, overall impression 25 points 250 possible points