What are your personal ethics?
Trying not to do harm to others
Equality, trying to help others, honesty, fairness, protecting family and friends
Sometimes you have to put your personal opinion aside in business
What do you think creates unethical practice?
Company policy forces employees to act in ways that they may feel is unethical (money)
Difficult situations where the ethical approach is not clear
Ethical practice can make it harder for a business to be successful
Company ethos, eg competitiveness, institutionalised racism
Personal ethics / bad attitude
How do you, as a manager, ensure you manage in an ethical way while still meeting your responsibilities to your company?
Be fair with everyone
Analyse the situation
Follow company’s policies
When they clash- follow procedure and….