Final/Research/Ethics Paper

Topic must be related to a substantial ethical lapse involving public 
administration and approved by instructor. 
 3,500 – 4,000 total words 
 Minimum 500 words Christian worldview discussion included in total 
words 
 APA-compliant formatting, including title and References page(s) 
 Minimum of six scholarly references (not counting textbook and Bible) 
 Turnitin similarity index should not exceed 20% 
 Final References page in APA format 
 Paper should include the following discussion: 
• Overview of the facts of the ethical problem. 
• Identification of primary individuals involved in the ethical 
lapse, their relationship/position with respect to the matter, and 
what they did that contributed to the ethical lapse. 
• Evaluate the ethical situation by going through each step of the 
Baird Decision Model. Be sure to address each of the Four 
Ethical Lenses and related questions. Your evaluation should 
include an assessment of what occurred and what would have 
been a better approach. Explain the consequences that resulted 
from the ethical lapse and whether you believe the consequences 
were appropriate and adequate. 
• Discuss how a Christian worldview would impact the approach 
to the ethical situation. You must include references to specific 
Scriptures to support your position

Explain what you would now adopt as part of your personal 
statement of values as a result of your case study that will help 
you to avoid engaging in the same or similar ethical lapse. 

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