Assignment Questions On Ethical Situations

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John Rolph EST1: Ethical Situations in Business Task 2 Standards and Procedures 1.) Information Confidentiality: As an employee, you will be exposed to client-sensitive as well as company-sensitive information that is to be viewed only by those who have the authority or permission to do so. Such information to be considered “confidential” includes business contracts, financial information, internal correspondence, and any and all documentation (electronic or paper-based) that is not authorized to be disclosed to the public. Disclosure of sensitive information will lead to immediate termination and possible charges/fines (depending on the severity of the violation) as is legal under state and federal law. Employees should not take advantage of privileged information and share it with our competitors. By leaking confidential information you are threatening the well-being of the company as well as that of our clients. If left unsure of what information is considered confidential, please consult with your direct supervisor, HR Department, or Legal Team for further guidance. 2.) Proper Communication: Company X’s public communications are to be properly constructed and delivered in a clear, accurate and informative manner. All direct communications with the public should be factually correct and not misleading in any manner. Such public communications include, but are not limited to speeches, press releases, and quarterly earnings reports or other public financial
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