Managing Business Ethics

A company’s ethics will determine its reputation. Good business ethics are essential for the long-term success of an organization. Implementing an ethical program will foster a successful company culture and increase profitability. Developing a business ethics program takes time and effort, but doing so will do more than improve business, it will change lives.

A company’s ethics will have an influence on all levels of business. It will influence all who interact with the company including customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, etc. All of these groups will have an effect on the way a company’s ethics are developed. It is a two way street, the influence goes both ways, which makes understanding ethics a very important part of doing business today. Ethics is very important, as news can now spread faster and farther than ever before.

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Define and understand ethics.
  • Understand the benefits of ethics.
  • Create strategies to implement ethics at work.
  • Recognize social and business responsibility.
  • Identify ethical and unethical behavior.
  • Learn how to make ethical decisions and lead with integrity.

What is Ethics?

  • What Is Business Ethics?
  • 10 Benefits of Managing Ethics
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Implementing Ethics in the Workplace

  • Benefits
  • Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Employer/Employee Rights

  • Privacy Policies
  • Harassment Issues
  • Technology
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Business & Social Responsibilities

  • Identifying Types of Responsibilities
  • Handling Conflicting Social and Business Responsibilities
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Ethical Decisions

  • The Basics
  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Common Dilemmas
  • Making Ethical Decisions
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Whistle Blowing

  • Criteria and Risk
  • The Process
  • When You Should “Blow the Whistle”
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Managerial Ethics

  • Ethical Management
  • Identifying the Characteristics
  • Ensuring Ethical Behavior
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Unethical Behavior

  • Recognize & Identify
  • Preventing
  • Addressing
  • Interventions
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Ethics in Business (I)

  • Organization Basics
  • Addressing the Needs
  • Ethical Principles
  • Case Study
  • Assessment
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