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Ethics of an Employee

SUBMITTED TO: MS.SHIVINDER PHOOLKA

SUBMITTED BY: VIPAN BHATIA

ETHICS
meaning-system of moral principles, rules and conduct. The origin of this word is from ETHOS which mean Character. Ethics is defined as the ability to distinguish between right and wrong and to act accordingly.
Dictionary

ETHICAL ISSUES
Fairness

and Honesty Organizational Relationships Conflict of Interest Communications

FACTORS AFFECTING ETHICAL BEHAVIOR


The factors that influence the ethicalness of behavior in organizations are individual, social, and opportunity. Several individual factors influence the level of ethical behavior in an organization. A person's behavior in the workplace is, to some degree, determined by cultural norms that vary from one culture to another. Opportunity refers to the amount of latitude that exists in an organization that allows an employee to behave unethically.

ETHICS IN THE WORKPLACE


Work

Ethics: A group of moral principles, standards of behavior, or set of values regarding proper conduct in the workplace

ETHICS IN THE WORKPLACE

Be

Responsible Be Curious Be Professional Be Balanced

THE VALUE OF ETHICS TRAINING

Training in ethical problem solving can make a difference in ethical behaviors.

Training in ethics increase employee awareness of ethical issues in business decisions.


Ethics training clarifies and reinforces the organizations standards of conduct. Employees become more confident that they will have the organizations support when taking unpopular but ethically correct stances.

ADVANTAGES OF TRAINING EMPLOYEES ABOUT WORK ETHICS

Work ethics is a subject that all companies should train their employees in. Teaching employees to recognize ethical problems can help to reduce costs associated with litigation, and it can bring the workforce closer together by sharing a common purpose. Unified Workforce Diversity Scenario-based Training

CODE OF ETHICS
A

formal statement of an organizations primary values and the ethical rules it expects its employees to follow.
Be a dependable organizational citizen Dont do anything unlawful or improper that will harm the organization Be good to customers

PURPOSE

The purpose of this Code of Ethics is to determine wrong doing and to promote: (1) Honest and ethical conduct, including the ethical handling of actual or apparent conflicts of interest between personal and professional relationships; (2) Full, fair, accurate, timely, and understandable disclosure in the periodic reports required to be filed by the Company and in the Company's public and internal communications; (3) Compliance with applicable governmental laws and regulations;

How Managers Can Improve Ethical Behavior in An Organization


1. 2.

Hire individuals with high ethical standards. Establish codes of ethics and decision rules.

3.
4. 5. 6.

Lead by example.
Provide ethics training. Conduct independent social audits. Provide support for individuals facing ethical dilemmas.

Ethical Leadership
Managers

must provide a good role model

by:
Being ethical and honest at all times.
Telling the truth; dont hide or manipulate information. Admitting failure and not trying to cover it up.

Cont..
Communicating shared ethical values to employees through symbols, stories, and slogans. Rewarding employees who behave ethically and punish those who do not.

Protecting employees who bring to light unethical behaviors or raise ethical issues.

(1)CASE STUDY:

Mr.Anurag had interviewed numerous candidates for the job opening in his department. He'd finally settled on Rajesh. He had good credentials and was available to start working right away, and he urgently needed to fill the position. So Mr.Anurag offered Rajesh the job, and he accepted. A couple of days before Rajesh was set to start work, a colleague told Mr.Anurag about his friend, Pardeep, who was looking for a job and had excellent qualifications for the one Mr.Anurag was looking to fill. Mr.Anurag explained that he'd already hired someone but agreed to talk to Pardeep anyway as a favor to his colleague.

Cont..

After they talked, Mr.Anurag was so impressed with Pardeep that he wished he had come along before he hired Rajesh. He was sure Pardeep would do a better job, require less training, and be a greater asset to his department and the organization. The only problem was that he was already committed to hiring Pardeep. Would it be ethical for Mr.Anurag to rescind the job offer to Rajesh and hire Pardeep instead?

(2)CASE STUDY:

A three-nation study conducted by a professor from a management college affiliated to the university concludes that Indians are less ethical in nature due to their emotional behavior and managers in the West are more ethical owing to their rational thinking. The question asked was, A friend was driving at 35 miles per hour instead of 20 miles per hour. He hit a pedestrian during the drive. The young MBA students were asked if they would lie and claim that the friend was actually driving at 20 miles per hour and save him with lesser punishment.

Conclusion
It concludes that Indians are less ethical in nature due to their emotional behavior and managers in the West are more ethical owing to their rational thinking. This is due to the collective thinking of Indians, who are more dependent on heart.

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