Unethical Behavior in the Work Place Essay

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Unethical Behavior

Unethical Behavior in the Work Place
Phase 3 individual Project
November 10, 2008

Unethical Behavior in the Work Place Business ethics is a vital element to the growth and success of any business. To be ethical means to have a system of moral principles. Ethics alone is a branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions. To have business ethics you would take the meaning of ethics and apply it to the things that go on it the work place. We are going to take
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Managers have been known to instruct employees to exaggerate and mislead some financial documents to have some office petty cash fatten up their own pockets. Maybe even going out to extravagant dinners at the company’s expense and using it as business write-offs. If caught with some of these practices, charges can be brought up against the employees, as well as, immediate termination. Last but not least, I would like to talk about unethical sexual behaviors. If a co-worker comes to another employee with a problem or in need of some help with a project under no circumstances should one agree to help them for the exchange of sexual favors. Not only is this unethical behavior, but it is illegal and considered sexual harassment. Sexual harassment will not be tolerated here at the BSSL and is also grounds for immediate termination. At the BSSL we would like to make work a legal, profitable, and comfortable environment to be at during your careers here with us. We are going to start implementing an open door policy. We want all employees to feel they can speak with any member of management, without risk or fear of loosing their jobs, if they feel uncomfortable about something they are asked to do here. Also, all employees need to keep their eyes and hears opened for illegal and unethical behaviors. If an unethical or illegal behavior is reported and proven we would like to offer the employee that comes forth with the information a reward to show our
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