Eight-Step Ethical Decision-Making Model
1. Eight-Step Ethical Decision-Making Model: List the eight-step ethical decision-making model. Apply the model to the ethical conflict in your chosen case study. The eight-step ethical decision-making model is a process that can be used to help you make ethical decisions. The steps are as follows:
Identify the problem or issue.
Gather relevant information.
Identify the stakeholders (those who will be affected by the decision).
Identify the alternatives.
Evaluate the alternatives using ethical standards (such as respect for autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence, and justice).
Make a decision.
Implement the decision.
Evaluate the decision and its consequences.
This model is intended to help you consider the potential ethical implications of a decision and to choose a course of action that is morally defensible. It is not a guarantee that you will make the “right” decision every time, but it can help you make more informed and thoughtfully considered decisions.
2. Ethical Strategy: Develop an ethical strategy and explain how it could be applied to your chosen case’s ethical conflict.
3. Alternative Decision-Making Model: Describe an alternative decision-making model, then apply the model to the ethical conflict in your chosen case study.
4. Statement of Culture and Social Orientations: Explain how culture and social orientations have influenced the development of the proposed ethical strategy. Assess how the strategy addresses ethical problems associated with multicultural competence issues in your chosen case study.
5. Statement of Multiple Role Relationship Issues: Explain how considerations of multiple role relationship issues have influenced the development of the proposed ethical strategy and assess how strategy addresses ethical problems associated with multiple role relationship issues in your chosen case study.