The Effect Of Professsional Values And Ethics On A Successful Career
Observing, exemplifying and conducting oneself with professional values and ethics will ensure the success of a career because it translates to business growth, progress and, yes, likewise its success. That is why it is very important that the righteousness of values and ethics are demonstrated by career professionals. They should not just be talked about nor written and read from manual or corporate policies but lived by and exemplified in everyday conduct of one’s profession.
A career professional must take upon himself to live by such values and ethics as work diligence; consideration of promptness and punctuality in work attendance; upright character; the spirit of teamwork; pleasant personality; positive work attitude; initiatives and productivity; organizing skills; communication style; tolerance, forbearance and cooperation; and, respect. (Alavudeen; Rahman & Jayakumaran, 2008)
To exercise all the positive features of such values and ethics will conversely earn for a career person the kind of respect that he likewise deserves. And as his righteousness shall contribute to the success of the company, he will be acknowledged, recognized and rewarded. To stand out as a good example and ideal in the observance of vales and ethics will result to gaining personal confidence and the confidence of co-workers. This is a vital factor in achieving work harmony and teamwork that result of growth and success.
On a personal level, a righteous career person will feel good about himself when he knows that he is working to the best of his ability. He will naturally be referred to as a role model. With this, a career professional can bear the responsibility of the being the conduit for change – as change definitely does require here and there from one or two employees who are amiss with their undertaking. The positive vibes of responsible, virtuous and ethical work and career is also infectious.
Other co-workers can come to realize the good that examples of righteous career professionals exemplify. They would ultimately want the same results and effects. For it is in creating a working environment alive with values and ethics that will warrant success not only of a career person, but of the company and its products and services and eventually to its customers and associates.
Alavudeen, A. ; Rahman, R. Kalil; & Jayakumaran, M. “Professional Ethics and Human Values” Firewall Media Publishers. 2008