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Ethics for the Real World: Creating a Personal Code to Guide Decisions in Work and Life by Bill Birchard, Clinton D. Korver, Ronald A. Howard

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OUR MESSAGES

Ethics for the Real World presents a variety of new and unique messages. To make them easy to find and remember, we list them below in the order they appear in the book. Use this list to refresh your memory or locate page numbers for relevant passages and key examples.

Introduction: Skillful Decision Making

(Example: the defense contractor solicits a bogus analysis)

This book has three goals 2

Master ethical distinctions

Commit in advance to ethical principles

Exercise disciplined decision-making skills

Ethical compromise comes from thinking errors 2

Thinking errors for both big and small transgressions are similar 4

Our engineering approach to ethics focuses on what is useful 7

Do not blindly use others’ ethics; develop your own ...

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