Complete Guide to Ethics Management: an Ethics Toolkit for Managers

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Complete Guide to Ethics Management: An Ethics Toolkit for Managers
Written by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC. Copyright 1997-2008.
(This guide is located at http://www.managementhelp.org/ethics/ethxgde.htm on the Web.)

The profession of business ethics has long needed a highly practical resource that is designed particularly for leaders and managers -- those people charged to ensure ethical practices in their organizations. Unfortunately, far too many resources about business ethics end up being designed primarily for philosophers, academics and social critics. As a result, leaders and managers struggle to really be able to make use of the resources at all.
Also, far too many resources about business ethics
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This document contains the following sections:
Document Fills Void of Practical Ethics Information for Leaders and Managers
What is Business Ethics?
10 Myths About Business Ethics
10 Benefits of Managing Ethics in the Workplace
One Description of a Highly Ethical Organization
Ethics Management Programs: An Overview
8 Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace
6 Key Roles and Responsibilities in Ethics Management
Ethics Tools: Codes of Ethics
Ethics Tools: Codes of Conduct
Ethics Tools: Policies and Procedures
Ethics Tools: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas (with Real-to-Life Examples)
Ethics Tools: Training
About the Author
Bibliography of Practical Resources
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Acknowledgment
Particular "Thanks!" goes to Twin Cities-based consultants, Doug Wallace and Jon Pekel, of the Fulcrum Group (651-714-9033; e-mail at jonpekel@comcast.net), for contributing key information to this document. I have referenced their copyright where I included their key materials in this guidebook.

Document Fills a Void of Practical Business Ethics Information for Leaders and Managers
Current Literature is Focused on Needs of Philosophers, Academics and Social Critics --
Leaders and Managers Require More Practical Information About Managing Ethics
Managing ethics in the workplace holds tremendous benefit for…