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Is it Ok to incentivise moral behaviour?
It is Ok to incentivise moral behaviour.
Incentivising moral behaviour sends a clear message that morality is valued by the company.
Moral behaviour is not something which is inherent to human beings and needs to be taught. Helping people improve their moral behaviour should therefore be commended.
Incentivizing moral behavior is de facto an ok thing to do because it causes more moral behavior to take place. By contrast, were you to incentivize behavior that turned out to be immoral you would not have been incentivizing moral behavior in the first place.
Incentivising moral behavior is the easiest way to get people to do the right thing.
Using a promotion as an incentive for treating customers well can help a business's reputation, thus making it mutually beneficial.
As incentives are usually scarce, this will lead to competition. People competing for morality is not ok.
Morality has value of its own. Incentivising it distracts from this.
Morality is not objectively measurable so incentivising it effectively is not possible.
Bought morality is not morality. Incentivising moral behavior reduces ethics to the category of
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