Toolkit Library/

A framework for ethical decision-making

Decision-making requires us to employ practical wisdom that draws across a broad range of character assets. Character assets such as fairness, empathy, and critical thinking draw our attention to complementary theories of ethical decision-making. In this article, by Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, overviews the major theories of ethical decision-making and argues for the need to integrate these in our choices. Available as a PDF or video for use in class.

   Article

   15 minutes

   By: Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University

   Leader-prep | Lifelong learners


Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

More on this topic:

Navigating moral dilemmas

  Tool

  60 minutes

  By: Principled Innovation® (PI)

Developing a systems thinking capacity in learners of all ages

  Article

  15 minutes

  By: Tracey Benson, Waters Center for Systems Thinking

Evaluating quality of online information

  Article

  20 minutes

  By: Julie Cairo

The importance of ethical decision making in the age of technology

  Video

  14 minutes

  By: Shohini Kundu, TEDx

Redesigning education

  Video

  10 minutes

  By: Principled Innovation® (PI)

Access our collection of +200 learning materials

PI toolkit library