Moral and Ethical Issues
Leaders should assess their unit's ethical climate periodically and
take appropriate actions to maintain the high ethical standards
expected of all Army organizations. The following survey will assist
you in making an ethical climate assessment and in identifying the
actions necessary to accomplish this vital leader function. If you
sense a need to conduct such a survey, be sure to discuss it with your
supervisor and technical chain.
Notes. The UMT or unit leaders use this survey to assess the
ethical climate in the unit.
Questions in parts A through D are to be answered with 1, 2, 3, 4,
or 5, according to how the respondent's feelings matches the
numbered scale below.
Table E-1. Ethical climate assessment survey
Climate assessment survey scale
A. Individual character.
This section concerns unit members' commitment to Army
values. Answer the following statements based on your
observations of the ethical commitment in your unit. If you are a
squad leader, questions pertain to you and your squad.
In general, the members of my unit demonstrate a
commitment to Army values--loyalty, duty, respect, selfless
service, honor, integrity, and personal courage.
The members of my unit typically accomplish a mission by
"doing the right thing" rather than compromising Army
10 May 2005