Ethics in Planning

Values, Morals, and Ethics

Rules for Ethical Behavior

  1. Golden Mean--moderation in all things
  2. Utilitarian--greatest good for greatest number
  3. Deontological--"act always so you can wish your maxim should become universal law
  4. Situation Ethics--must have motive, means, and consequences
  5. Rule-Bound--rules, once accepted, may never be broken

Individuals in Organizations (Kathryn Denhardt)

Individuals must:
  1. identify rules and objectives
  2. determine values and assumptions underlying rules
  3. assess ethical foundations of assumptions
  4. make ethical judgement

AICP Code of Ethics

Considerations in Making Ethical Judgements


© 1997 A.J.Filipovitch
Revised 18 January 1997