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  1. 2. <ul><li>Code of Conduct </li></ul>Ethics Decision Making
  2. 3. Business Ethics <ul><li>What is ethics? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A system of moral principals. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is business ethics? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The principals and standards that determine acceptable conduct in business organizations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is a form of professional ethics that examines ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Ethical Decisions in the Workplace <ul><li>An example of an ethical decision is being asked to cover for a co-worker. </li></ul><ul><li>Harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Misrepresenting/ Fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Theft </li></ul><ul><li>Customer Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Whistle Blowing </li></ul>
  4. 5. Harassment <ul><li>Unethical intimidation, ridicule, or coercion </li></ul><ul><li>Types Of Harassment: </li></ul><ul><li>Discriminatory Harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual Harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Quid Pro Quo </li></ul><ul><li>Racial Harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Harassment </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological Harassment </li></ul>
  5. 6. Misrepresenting/ Fraud <ul><li>Deception in the business practices </li></ul><ul><li>Misrepresenting one’s own work is taking someone else’s ideas or work and and using it as your own. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Theft <ul><li>Theft ranging from stealing office supplies to stealing millions of dollars from the organization. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Whistle Blowing <ul><li>A whistleblower is a person who raises a concern about wrong doing in an organization. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Code of Conduct <ul><li>What is the Code of Conduct? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A set of rules outlining the responsibilities of or proper practices for an individual or organization. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The code of conduct is closely related to ethics. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Types of Decisions <ul><li>Kant- Rights And Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Mill- Results </li></ul><ul><li>Rawls- Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>MacIntyre- Reputation </li></ul>
  10. 11. Decisions By Rules <ul><li>• Ends can’t always be known, so focus on duty, obligations, rules </li></ul><ul><li>• Good rules lead to good outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>• Asks how would you want everyone else to act if they were faced with this very same situation? </li></ul>
  11. 12. Ends or Consequences: <ul><li>• Concerned with ends, results, consequences </li></ul><ul><li>• Asks what is greatest good for the greatest number, the greatest balance of benefits over harms? </li></ul>
  12. 13. Making an Ethical Decision <ul><li>How do you deal with them? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Address this issue first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine who is effected </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the ethical concern of this issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What do others think? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Having more than one opinion develops a well rounded solution to dealing with the situation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Deciding on what to do is not up to one person, but everyone who it has an affect on as well </li></ul>
  13. 14. Steps to Making an Ethical Decision <ul><li>Identify the ethical issue/ problem </li></ul><ul><li>List facts that have most affect on the decision </li></ul><ul><li>Identify anyone affected by decision and how they are affected </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what each affected person would want you to do about issue </li></ul><ul><li>List 3 alt. actions and identify the best and worst case scenario for each, anyone harmed, and values compromised, and any reasons this shouldn’t be selected </li></ul><ul><li>Determine a course of action </li></ul>
  14. 15. Ethical Decisions <ul><li>Companies need to be trustworthy and honest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Effects Stakeholders, customers, employees, and community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ethics and Business go together </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create the environment where people feel safe enough to speak up </li></ul><ul><li>Get Facts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which solution will be for the greater good of the company and create the least harm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Which solution respects the rights of everyone </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Recap <ul><li>Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Decision Making </li></ul>