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5/22/2017 1 Introduction Johnson, Organizational Ethics 3e , © 2015 SAGE Publications Making the Case for Studying Organizational Ethics Why study ethics? Prevents significant harm We are constantly faced with ethical choices Ethical decisions determine career success or failure It’s our duty to understand organizational ethics in order to improve our organizations Johnson, Organizational Ethics 3e , © 2015 SAGE Publications Common Myths About Organizational Ethics “There’s nothing to it.” (Changing organizational ethics is easy.) Truth: ethical change is difficult and challenging “It won’t do any good.” (Changing an organization’s ethics is too hard.) Truth: can be changed by the choices of members “Too little, too late.” (Values and standards are set in childhood and won’t change.) Truth: can develop throughout life “Been there, done that.” (Concern for organizational ethics is a fad.) Truth:
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