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  • Business Ethics 6 th Edition The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Chapter Seven
    • The Workplace (2):
    • Today’s Challenges
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Eastern Airlines
    • Baggage Handlers using Drugs
      • Two rows of guards – “like terrorists”
      • Negative test result
      • Invasion of privacy, defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress
      • Illegal searches and seizures by government (and by employers)
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCE ON PRIVATE LIVES
    • Privacy
      • Personal info about employees
      • Passing on damaging information to prospective employers – screening?
      • Romance with co-workers
      • GPS technology
      • Romance with a competitor
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • The Importance of Privacy
    • Three Dimensions to Privacy
      • Control personal information
      • Keep certain thoughts, feelings, and behavior private
      • Make personal decisions autonomously
    • Privacy vs legitimacy of infringement
      • Company bears the burden of establishing the legitimacy of that infringement
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Legitimate and Illegitimate Influence
    • On work performance
    • The Area of Dress and Grooming
      • A roofing company
      • Gap, Polo Ralph Lauren
    • Personal Choice
      • A lobby attendant
      • A Swimsuit promotion
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Interferences
    • Involvement in Civic Activities
      • Donate to charitable causes
      • Local school board, civil service organizations
      • But, employee resentment and burnout
    • Wellness Programs
      • To slim down, nutrition, exercise, stress mgmt
      • Pay more for health care benefit if overweight
      • Fired for smoking and drinking at home
      • “ Privacy Tax”
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • OBTAINING INFORMATION
    • Obtaining Information
      • Pilfering
      • Potential trouble makers
    • Informed Consent
      • Deliberation – availability and full understanding
      • Free Choice – voluntarily consent
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Polygraph Tests
    • “ Lie Detection”
      • Heart rate, blood pressure, respiration
      • Fast and economic, allowed, efficient
    • Assumptions
      • Lying <- disturbing
      • Accurate <- not 100 %
      • False positive – falsely indentify as liars
      • Infringe privacy
        • Clearly and significantly related to the job
        • Only way to get information
        • why, how, what, who, and how to dispose of
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Personality Tests
    • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
      • Highly personal but less than fully voluntary
      • Fully measured?
      • Reinforce Conformity
      • Invade privacy
        • Does driving give you a sense of power?
        • Questions you wouldn’t even answer for your own mother, if she asked you
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven Big Five Personality Characteristics
  • Monitoring Employees on the Job
    • Voice mail, email, & phone calls, computer files, videotape employees often without their knowledge
    • RFID chips in the arms
    • But not the executives
    • Monitoring devices – mirrors, cameras, and electronic recorders
    • Notification and consent necessary
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Drug Testing
    • 67% of large corporations tests for illegal substances
    • Remarks
      • Misleading and hysterical
      • Pertinent to performances
      • Assist than punish
      • Careful to respect the dignity and rights of the persons to be tested
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • WORKING CONDITIONS
    • Health and Safety
      • 32 deaths everyday in US
      • 3.4 million are disabled
    • A moral and legal right to refuse work
      • Imminent
      • Long-term
        • Beryllium
      • Workplace accidents
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Day Care and Maternity Leave
    • 60% of married women with children under the age of 6 were in the paid labor force
    • On-site daycare, off-site centers, assistance with child-care costs, temporary child-care centers
    • Moral Issues
      • A right for equal terrain with men
      • Human right
      • Male-female division of labor within a family
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • REDESIGNING WORK
    • Dissatisfaction on the job
      • Preoccupation with quantity; the rigidity of rules and regulations, and the division of labor up to the smallest
      • Lack of opportunities
      • Bigness
      • Powerlessness, meaninglessness, isolation, and self-estrangement, and depersonalization
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven
  • Improving Work Life
    • To be proud of the work
    • Involve before deciding, discuss before implementing, and share before announcing
    • Participation, job security for improving worker life
    The Organization and the People In It -- Chapter Seven