This document contains the following sections: Document Fills Void of Practical Ethics Information for Leaders and Managers What is Business Ethics?10 Myths About Business Ethics 10 Benefits of Managing Ethics in the Workplace One Description of a Highly Ethical Organization Ethics Management Programs: An Overview 8 Guidelines for Managing Ethics in the Workplace 6 Key Roles and Responsibilities in Ethics Management Ethics Tools: Codes of Ethics Ethics Tools: Codes of Conduct Ethics Tools: Policies and Procedures Ethics Tools: Resolving Ethical Dilemmas (with Real-to-Life Examples) Ethics Tools: Training About the Author Bibliography of Practical Resources Also see Related Library Topics Acknowledgment Particular "Thanks!Kniffin said that it was not the J&J Credo (a form of a code of ethics) that helped J&J to handle the crisis so well.Rather, it was the ongoing "challenge sessions" that the company regularly held in order for each person to clarify their own perspective and commitment to the J&J Credo.The free nature of this document does not in any way indicate that its content are of low value -- high fees and impressive presentation do not necessarily imply high value.· The author hopes the online form of this document remains a dynamic community resource that is continually modified and improved by feedback, particularly from leaders and managers -- those people in the trenches who are charged with applying business ethics techniques in the workplace.
(This guide is located at the Web.) The profession of business ethics has long needed a highly practical resource that is designed particularly for leaders and managers -- those people charged to ensure ethical practices in their organizations.
The problem is the outcome of insufficient involvement of leaders and managers in discussion and literature about business ethics. This guidebook aims to increase that involvement.) What's Conspicuously Missing is the "How to" of Managing Ethics in the Workplace But it isn't from lack of examples that managers aren't better at managing ethics in the workplace -- they require more practical information about managing ethics.
This problem was explained very well by Stark in his article, "What's the Matter with Business Ethics? 39) notes "while much has been written about individual components of ethics programs, especially about codes of ethics, the literature is much more limited on ethics programs." Wong and Beckman (Journal of Business Ethics, V11, pp.
" The real world of leaders and managers is often much more complex than that.
This guide is a straightforward and highly practical tool designed to help leaders and managers implement comprehensive ethics management systems in their workplaces -- systems to deal with the complex, ethical issues that can occur in the day-to-day realities of leading and managing an organization.