Assignment4 Okoroama C Ethics.docx

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Burbank Police Department Introduction There have been increased concerns in organizations on the best approach which can be used to motivate and boost employees’ ethics and morale. Despite the presence of multiple studies, literature, and guidance on the best way to enhance Morales; the evidence suggests that motivating factors are still low. The Burbank Police Department (BPD) has recently faced numerous challenges such as staffing shortages, fewer opportunities for growth, bias, and poor leadership that undermine the morale of the officers. Low morale among the officers jeopardizes the ethics of the officers when performing their duties. Also, it ruins the reputation of the Agency. Recent occurrences at the BPD has shown that the BPD work culture, leadership method has hindered the morale of the police officers causing some of them not to take their duties seriously and doing as they please. Demoralization of the employees is one of the many prime reasons why Officers have low morale and sometimes quit their job. Research by the Police- Union showed that there are four challenges that BPD faced (Smith & Shields, 2013). These
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  • Fall '09
  • AnneHacker
  • Ethics , Burbank Police Department

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