Ethics Corner

Bits and Pieces

April 2016

How do you view ethics and morality in the workplace?

Many employers are concerned about how their employees behave at work and they should be!
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March 2016

Do you believe you have strong ethics?

Just about everyone would say “yes” to that question. If you think about it, that could be a problem.
To see the complete March Bits and Pieces go here. 

February 2016

Ethics and Risk Management “The Red Folder

What’s in your “Red Folder”? 

It is your plan or course of action to help your department/and or organization respond effectively to a significant future event or situation that may or may not happen.
To see the complete February 2016 Bits and Pieces go here. 

January 2016

What to Do If an Employee is Being Treated Badly?

When you see another employee being treated unfairly or badly, you face an ethical dilemma.
To see the complete January 2016 Bits and Pieces go here. 

September 2015

Six Steps to Ethical Decision Making

Every employee is called upon to make decisions in the normal course of doing his/her job. Organizations cannot function effectively if employees are not empowered to make decisions consistent with their positions and responsibilities.
To see the complete September 2015 Bits and Pieces go here. 

August 2015 

Do you want to be a valuable employee?

Then here are the top 10 values employers look for in employees.
To see the complete August 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

July 2015

Transparency Strategies

Transparency is a key element of public trust and confidence. A commitment to transparency demonstrates to the community that an agency and its officials have nothing to hide.
There are a variety of ways to show this commitment.
To see the complete July 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

JUNE 2015

Is Gossip Unethical?

A Wall Street Journal blog post included this surprising statement: “Amid a rise in office gossip, researchers are disagreeing over whether it is fundamentally good or bad.”
To see the complete June 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

MAY 2015

Millennials, Gen X and Baby Boomers: 

Who’s Working at Your Organization

What Do They Think About Ethics?

As the Baby Boomer generation nears retirement age, business is already confronting the transition to younger workers who, generational theorists argue, have their own values and assumptions about workplace behavior.
To see the complete May 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

APRIL 2015

More on ……..
      * Morals or Ethics in the Workplace
      * Moral Decision-Making    
      * Goals and Policies
      * Employee and Company Integrity
To see the complete April 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

MARCH 2015

Factors That Demonstrate a Strong Work Ethic

A strong work ethic is vital to a company achieving its goals. Every employee, from the CEO to entry-level workers, must have a good work ethic to keep the company functioning at its peak. A work ethic is a set of moral principals an employee uses in his job. Certain factors come together to create a strong work ethic.
      * Integrity
      * Sense of Responsibility
      * Emphasis on Quality
      * Discipline
      * Sense of Teamwork

Factors that Demonstrate Negative Work Ethics

Companies like to promote positive work ethics because it often results in happier and more productive employees. Just as it is important to understand a positive work ethic, however, it is equally important to recognize the signs of a negative work ethic. Negative work ethics may be the behavior of a single individual or something more systematic; regardless of the specifics, identifying the signs is the first step toward correcting it.
      * Lack of Productivity
      * Attendance
      * Politics
      * Morale
To see the complete March 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.


How Coffee Can Keep Workers Honest

People who get too little sleep are prone to go along with unethical practices at work, a study says — unless they up their caffeine intake.

Learning Ethics

“Can you teach a person ethics?” the answer is yes. However, a better question to ask would be: “When should a person be taught ethics?”

Ethical Leadership

Ethical Leadership: Every Leader Sets a Tone
A Research Report from the National Business Ethics Survey® (NBES®)
To see the complete February 2015 Bits and Pieces go here.

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