Questions to Guide Ethical Decision Making

When next faced with an ethical decision, consider the following questions, and use them to guide your final decision.

1 – Would I be happy for this decision to be headlining the news tomorrow?

2 – Am I breaking any law?

3 – Is there an ethical non-negotiable at play?

4 – Will my action make the world a better place?

5 – What would happen if everybody did this?

6 – What will this decision do to my character or the character of my organisation?

7 – Is this consistent with my values and principles?