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Applied ethics; Business conduct; Business etiquette; Professional behavior; Professional code of ethics; Professional conduct; Professional etiquette; Professional standards; Work ethics


The idea of professional ethics is built on the twin concepts of profession and ethics. Profession is any work involving superior skills based on specialized knowledge and training. Ethics is the basis for understanding what is right and wrong. Applying the idea of right and wrong to the conduct of a profession rests on professional ethics. In simpler words, practicing a profession in such a manner that the practitioner has an innate sense of right and wrong is following the professional ethics of any type of work. Professional ethics is concerned with the ethical issues and challenges related to professions such as medicine and law. The professional ethics are in the form of principles, guidelines, and rules. The members of the profession are organized in the form of a...

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Kazmi, A. (2023). Professional Ethics. In: Idowu, S.O., Schmidpeter, R., Capaldi, N., Zu, L., Del Baldo, M., Abreu, R. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management. Springer, Cham.

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