Unit III Scholarly Activity For this assignment, complete ONE of the following options: Option 1: Personal ethical code Complete the Figure A.2 Values appraisal exercise on pages 414-416 in the course textbook and report the results. Include the following: Based on your results, develop a statement explaining your personal ethical code. Describe how you can apply this code in an organization in which you operate. Use concepts in Chapter 4 to explain how this code can affect communication interactions and decision making. Option 2: Ethical dilemmas Choose one of the ethical dilemmas on pages 131-134 in the course textbook, and respond to the following questions: Describe what you would do and what you should do in the situation you chose. Are the behaviors you would do and should do always the same? o If they were different, what caused the difference? o If they are the same, what contributed to the similarities? Use concepts in Chapter 4 to identify standards or values you used as your criteria to make a decision. Your response should be at least one page in length. To complete this assignment, a minimum one (1) reputable source (such as the course textbook) must be cited and referenced in APA style to support your own ideas. Review the grading rubric for this assignment for further details on how your work will be evaluated.
Shockley-Zalabak, P. S. (2015). Fundamentals of organizational communication: Knowledge, sensitivity, skills, values (9th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.