Work Ethics & Corporate Culture
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  • 2. ETHICS? It deals with moral principles and socialvalues. It helps us to classify what is good and what is bad? It tells us to do good things and avoid doing bad things.
  • 3. ETHICS?Ethics helps us to detach good from bad, right from wrong, fair from unfair, moral and immoral and proper and improper human action
  • 4. WORK ETHICS?The belief that work has a moral benefit and an inherentability to strengthen character. -Business Dictionary
  • 5. WORK ETHICSGood work ethic is simply doing your main job in the best manner possible...professionally.
  • 6. WORK ETHICS Working intensely, not giving in to useless distraction, being available to provideassistance at work, happy to take and give suggestions, etc. It also means that your work has its place in your entire life life, social life, and other obligations also have to be attended to
  • 7. WORK ETHICS Getting to work on time, being self- directed, having initiative, a positiveattitude with your fellow workers and thecustomer, performing high quality work,not being a clock watcher and most of allknowing how to be loyal to the company, and the people you work with
  • 8. Dependability
  • 9. Enthusiasm and commitment
  • 10. Productivity
  • 11. Collaboration and teamwork
  • 12. Character
  • 13. Work ethicsFundamentals Have a positive attitude to work
  • 14. Work ethicsFundamentalsEnsure you retain a place for fun and relaxation in your work regime
  • 15. Work ethicsFundamentalsShow respect for the decision maker even if you disagree with the decision
  • 16. Work ethicsFundamentalsUnderstand that great teamwork relies on genuine interpersonal relationships
  • 17. Work ethicsFundamentalsExercise restraint in times of stress in the workplace
  • 18. Work ethicsFundamentals Be empathetic with your work colleagues
  • 19. Work ethicsFundamentals Treat co-workers with sensitivity
  • 20. Work ethicsFundamentalsBe prepared to do everything you can to support an agreed project
  • 21. Corporate cultureCulture: the “glue” that holds anorganization together. the “compass” that providesdirections.
  • 22. Work ethics andCorporateculture Corporate culture is the set ofassumptions, beliefs, practices, formal and informal rules and attitudes about how a company operates - Anthony Cerminaro
  • 23. Reasons fordisconnect We pick up someone elses ringing phone."
  • 24. Reasons fordisconnectA companys culture is often buried so deeply inside rituals, assumptions,attitudes, and values that it becomes transparent to an organizationsmembers only when, for some reason, it changes. –Rob Goffee
  • 25. Reasons fordisconnect The oppressive atmosphere in most companies resembles downtown Calcutta in summer. -Christopher Bartlett
  • 26. Despite these:Ask yourself: Why am I on the payroll
  • 27. Despite these: Ask yourself: What are my Kpi/Kra
  • 28. Despite these: Assess the true value of everything
  • 29. Despite these: Note your highest -value activities
  • 30. Despite these: What can I do that will make real difference
  • 31. In closing Its the action, input... thats important.You have to do the right thing. It may notbe in your power, may not be in your time, that therell be any fruit. But that doesnt mean you stop doing the right thing. You may never know what results come from your action. But if you do nothing, there will be no result. -Mahatma Gandhi
  • 32. ConclusionDo more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe:practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.” ― William Arthur Ward
  • 33. Q&A
  • 34. CONTACT Yinka Olaito Michael Sage Consulting Tel:234 7061194389