Description: Good and bad. Right and wrong. They’re not always easy to discern. And it is a manager’s job to support both the well-being of the employees and the company. This is essential to maintaining a successful and productive work environment. Whether you are facing issues about relationships, discipline, safety or performance, learn how to identify and assess ethical dilemmas and formulate the best strategies for addressing them.
Ethics in Business teaches manager how to both recognize and correct ethical challenges. You’ll learn how to:
• Define ethics and how it applies to business
• Solve ethical problems on your own and with your boss
• Explore how people’s values differ and affect behavior
• Apply what you’ve learned with employees and peers
Contents: Part 1: Understanding the Problem and the Need • Definitions of Ethics • Identifying Your Ethical Concerns • Part 2: Forces That Shape Ethical Behavior • When and Where Do We Develop Ethical Values? • Ethics and Your Job • Factors That Modify Ethical Values • Part 3: Ethical Considerations in Transactions with Employees • Identifying Ethical Concerns in Employee Transactions • Ethical Implications in Choosing Between People • Ethics and Performance Appraisal • Ethics and Communication with Employees • Ethical Approaches to Maintaining Discipline • Administering Reward Systems • Part 4: Ethical Considerations in Transactions with Your Boss • Sources of Ethical Concerns in Transactions with the Boss • Following Orders and Directives from Above • Supporting and Communicating • Part 5: Ethical Considerations in Transactions with Your Peers • Ethical Issues in Peer Transactions • Supporting and Communicating with Peers • Collaboration—A Beneficial and Ethical Tool • Constructive Problem Solving • Part 6: Solving Ethical Problems • An Organized Approach • Solving Ethical Problems: The 10-Step Method • Part 7: Review and Suggestions for the Future • Five Rules for Ethical Behavior • Design a Life Plan for the Future • Appendix • Appendix to Part 1 • Appendix to Part 2 • Appendix to Part 3 • Appendix to Part 4 • Appendix to Part 5 • Appendix to Part 6 • Appendix to Part 7