WORK ETHICS&CORPORATE CULTURE Yinka Olaito www.yinkaolaito.com www.michaelsageng.com
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.
ETHICS?Ethics helps us to detach good from bad, right from wrong, fair from unfair, moral and immoral and proper and improper human action
WORK ETHICS?The belief that work has a moral benefit and an inherentability to strengthen character. -Business Dictionary
WORK ETHICSGood work ethic is simply doing your main job in the best manner possible...professionally.
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 i.e.family life, social life, and other obligations also have to be attended to
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
Work ethicsFundamentals Have a positive attitude to work
Work ethicsFundamentalsEnsure you retain a place for fun and relaxation in your work regime
Work ethicsFundamentalsShow respect for the decision maker even if you disagree with the decision
Work ethicsFundamentalsUnderstand that great teamwork relies on genuine interpersonal relationships
Work ethicsFundamentalsExercise restraint in times of stress in the workplace
Work ethicsFundamentals Be empathetic with your work colleagues
Work ethicsFundamentals Treat co-workers with sensitivity
Work ethicsFundamentalsBe prepared to do everything you can to support an agreed project
Corporate cultureCulture: the “glue” that holds anorganization together. the “compass” that providesdirections.
Work ethics andCorporateculture Corporate culture is the set ofassumptions, beliefs, practices, formal and informal rules and attitudes about how a company operates - Anthony Cerminaro
Reasons fordisconnect We pick up someone elses ringing phone."
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
Reasons fordisconnect The oppressive atmosphere in most companies resembles downtown Calcutta in summer. -Christopher Bartlett
Despite these:Ask yourself: Why am I on the payroll
Despite these: Ask yourself: What are my Kpi/Kra
Despite these: Assess the true value of everything
Despite these: Note your highest -value activities
Despite these: What can I do that will make real difference
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
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