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Tag: Ethics – Ethical Scenarios: What Would You Do?

Ethical Scenario Commentary on “Newfie” Jokes

– Our last ethical scenario addressed a joke told at work at the expense of a targeted group, in this case people from Newfoundland.

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Erratum – Ethical scenario: What would you do?

– A Discriminatory Joke?

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Chaplain Service strengthens collaboration with Defence Ethics Programme

– This year marked an even closer collaboration, with guest instructors from the Defence Ethics Programme visiting the Canadian Forces Chaplain School and Centre in Borden.

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Commentary: Politics on social media

– After receiving various comments on Casey’s scenario, we noticed that Defence Team members are sometimes uncertain about regulations regarding social media. Social media platforms allow information to spread quickly and their use requires caution.

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Ethically, what would you do? Politics on social media

– You notice that Casey has been interacting with and sharing posts related to the upcoming election. While you know that CAF members are not allowed to express political opinions while on duty, this situation is less clear…

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Ethically, what would you? Commentary: Diversity and dignity at work

– The focus should not be on creating a workplace devoid of personality, but on balancing professionalism and respect for individuality.

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Ethically, what would you? Diversity and dignity at work

– Shirley does some reading on Marielle’s public social media posts, and discovers that she is active in the local Baha’i faith community, as well as having made statements online opposing homosexuality, declaring it as unnatural…

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Ethically, what would you do? Commentary: Emotional support and workload

– Perceptions on the dilemma entitled Emotional Support and Workload were all over the map. They covered everything from “Mark needs to go on funded leave and be replaced by a temp” to “Mike needs to understand what compassion and teamwork means.”

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Ethically, what would you do? Emotional support and workload

– Mark is a full-time indeterminate employee, and has worked in the same section for the last 8 years. He is married to Claudette, who suffers from progressive cancer. Claudette has been under life-prolonging treatment regimens on and off for the past three years. Mark has been very grateful for the flexibility shown by his employer, which …

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Ethically, what would you do? Commentary: Conference No-Show

– In the September scenario, Conference No-Show, adapted courtesy of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the topic of using business travel to enjoy subsidized personal travel was discussed.

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