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An Introduction to Business Ethics
This title is part of the Take Away Training Series
Duration: 19 minutes
AUD $275.00
Synopsis
Find out why companies are concerned about ethics and what they are doing.
Learn how to handle an ethical dilemma if confronted with one.
Key Learning Points

What are Ethics?

  • A system that tells us what's right and what's wrong

Why are Business Ethics Important?

  • Government regulations
  • Technological change
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Become more successful
  • More efficient

Where are Business Ethics Relevant?

  • Low Level Ethical Issues
  • Breaking promises
  • Breaching confidentiality
  • Stealing supplies
  • Lying to make a sale
  • Sharing credit for jobs done

High Level Ethical Issues:

  • Paying/Accepting bribes
  • Buying from suppliers who break environmental rules
  • Not paying bills on time

Ethical Dilemmas:

    Loyalty vs Honesty

What is the Right Thing to Do?

  • Laws or organisational procedures
  • Would you be happy if your actions were open to public scrutiny . if no then probably shouldn't be doing it
  • How would my family feel if they knew what I was doing?
  • What would my hero do in this situation?
  • Does it match the values and principles you talk about?
  • Self evaluation

What if Someone Else is Doing The Wrong Thing?

  • Talk to them about it - don't accuse
  • Propose alternative action
  • Ask the person to help you
  • Report situation
  • Whistle blow - go to the press

What are Organisations Doing?

  • Code of ethics
Package Description
DVD
Recommended Audiences
  • All staff
  • Managers
Distributed in the following format(s)
  • DVD
Available in the following language(s)
  • English
Media Type
 Video Recording
Presentation Style
  • Interview
STOCK CODE
TAT89
ISBN
9780975108826
Published
Melbourne
Filming location
Australia
Release year
2007
Copyright owner
ClickView
Publisher
Seven Dimensions