Developing Your Business Ethics

 

Overview/Description
It's not always easy to decide between right and wrong at work. Making ethical decisions can help you to discern the right thing to do in difficult situations. You might think that business ethics are only an issue for upper management, but in fact, every employee should understand the importance of ethical decision making. In this course, you'll learn some common myths about business ethics. You'll learn about different approaches to ethics, the values and standards in a typical code of conduct, and how to develop your own code. You'll also learn ways to overcome obstacles to ethical behavior and steps for making ethical decisions.

Lesson Objectives

  • recognize common myths about business ethics

  • define ethical approaches

  • recognize the values associated with the code of conduct standards of fairness and respect

  • recognize the values associated with the code of conduct standards of responsibility and honesty

  • recognize the steps for developing a personal code of conduct

  • identify appropriate strategies for removing obstacles to ethical behavior

  • sequence the steps for making an ethically defensible decision

 

Expected Duration (hours)
0.4
 

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