Essay on Organization Ethics

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Ethical Issues Are Major Concern Every organization has a set of ethical standards that they abide by. The organization ethical standards purposes: it build the organization confidence in the community , keep the employees uniformed in what the organization strive to have as organizational behaviors and help the employees have guidelines to make ethical decisions that protects the organization. Every organization also has a profession responsibility to conduct business honestly and ethically. Our readings reported, “Experts estimated that U.S. companies lose about $600 billion a year from unethical and criminal behavior” Kinicki and Kreitner (2009). The organization could avoid having ethical issues by meeting the…show more content…
Wal-Mart now has to rebuild their images, procedures on how they conduct business nationwide and how the use ethical business practices. The New York time article reported, “Wal-Mart announces new ethical and environmental principles complete by 2012”. (Robinson, 2008) Individuals Influence Ethical Behavior in Employees When it comes to individuals is the organization displaying ethical behavior the majority of the impact of influences most likely comes from the individual personal and moral values. I agree with our assigned readings that reported, “He or she has a unique combination of personality characteristics, values, and moral principles, leaning toward or away from ethical behavior Kinicki and Kreitner (2009). A good example would be if the employees charge mileage each month for expenses not related to the job. Stealing and lying to the company is unethical behavior and tells a lot about a person charter because a person of strong values including spiritual upbringing would have a hard time fighting their morals and convincing their self that it is ok to be commit unethical act like stealing from the company. I strongly believe that Organization try to screen potential employees by avoiding hiring applicants who they feel may have ethical issues; they attempt to do this by completing criminal background checks on the applicants. However, several researches
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