Creating A Climate Of Ethical Behaviors Will Create A Healthy Company

1775 Words Aug 25th, 2016 8 Pages
Creating and sustaining an ethical workplace can be a daunting task. Could it be that culture, race, and creed have a responsibility when trying execute such a major assignment? Company’s thrive off of making profit and ensuring their shareholders are well pleased. However, there seems to be an underlining issue that has capsized or created an unbalanced work environment. Creating a climate of ethical behaviors will create a healthy company.

Introduction Robert Noyce, inventor of the silicon chip stated,” If ethics are poor at the top, that behavior is copied down through the organizations. This statement provides a proof of so many companies that have fallen because of bad ethical decisions that have been made from top executives. Enron, APPLE, Target, and Sears are some of which have fallen to making unethical decisions. However, I believe opportunity presents itself over and over. Growing up I can remember when my father was teaching me to ride my bike. It seemed as though I was falling off every time I started. After falling several times, I made up in my mind that I was going to stay focused and listen to what my father was saying. Like this story many companies find themselves starting out the same way. They start out bumpy but manage to get back up and keep going. So what’s the problem? The problem is that companies get back up, gain crazy profit and…
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