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Apply the Ethical Decision-Making Method as a Commander, Leader, or Staff Member

158-100-1331

Conditions: Given FM 22-100, Uniform Code of Military Justice (Article 90), and a situation as a commander, leader, or staff member which requires you to make an ethical decision.

Standards: Justified your course of action by demonstrating sound reasoning and judgment in the application of the Ethical Decision-Making Method IAW AR 22-100.

Training and Evaluation Guide

Performance Steps:

1. Clearly define the ethical problem.

2. Employ applicable laws and regulations.

3. Reflect on the ethical values and their ramifications.

4. Consider other applicable moral principles.

5. Reflect upon appropriate ethical theories.

6. Commit to and implement the best ethical solution.

7. Assess results and modify plan as required.

 

Performance Evaluation Guide

Evaluation Preparation: Provide soldier with references listed below. Prepare a scenario that requires the soldier to respond accurately, IAW task standards, to the following performance measures. This may be presented orally or in writing.

Brief Soldier: Tell the soldier that he or she will be required to correctly respond on at least 70 percent of the performance measures to receive a GO on the task.

Performance Measures

Results

1. Defined the ethical problem

GO / NO-GO

2. Identified and accurately applied all relevant laws and regulations

GO / NO-GO

3. Correctly identified all appropriate ethical values.

GO / NO-GO

4. Determined all relevant guiding moral principles from the ethical values chosen

GO / NO-GO

5. Identified and accurately applied all other relevant moral principles to the ethical problem

GO / NO-GO

6. Identified all appropriate ethical theories that helped explain and justify the ethical solution.

GO / NO-GO

7. Chose a course of action which reflected sound judgment and a thorough analysis of steps one through five.

GO / NO-GO

8. Selected the best method to implement the course of action.

GO / NO-GO

9. Implemented the course of action in accordance with a plan.

GO / NO-GO

10. Accessed results and modified the plan as appropriate.

GO / NO-GO

Evaluation Guidance: Score the soldier GO if 70 percent or more of the performance measures are passed and NO-GO if less than 70 percent of the measures are passed. If the soldier scores NO-GO on a performance measure, show or tell the soldier what was wrong and how to perform the measure correctly.

Required References:

FM 22-100

Uniform Code of Military Justice (Article 90)


This task summary was last updated on May 12, 1999.

This task summary was downloaded from http://www.atsc.army.mil/itsd/comcor/cg1331s.htm on 24 May 04.