Business Ethics class.docx - 1 Why should Lael get involved in reporting if she has not experienced any of the allegations the other employees are

Business Ethics class.docx - 1 Why should Lael get involved...

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1) Why should Lael get involved in reporting if she has not experienced any of the allegations the other employees are making? Lael should get involved in this situation as she was the manager training program and responsible for scheduling employees. And since she was responsible for scheduling some of the female employees in the night shift wherein the incidents happened which could be constituted as sexual harassment, she has a moral and ethical duty to report these incidents to the authorities. Also, it would be wise for her to report as the rate of turnover was quite high and it may also be construed that ineffective scheduling by Lael was the reason for the high turnover if the real reason is not investigated and revealed by Lael. 2) What are some of the characteristics of Best East’s ethical culture that would create the
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Unformatted text preview: current dilemma for Lael? A clear policy for voicing concerns over harassment in workplace, encouragement to speak out against the management and franchisee owners in case of any misconduct, there was not ethics counsellor or hotline to report the incidents, and Best East may also be more interested in preserving its reputation than taking strict action against franchisees. 3) What should Lael do to resolve her concerns? Lael should speak to her superiors in a confidential manner and appraise him or her about the scenario. Then she should ask for advice for further course of action. She should also consult an attorney to seek legal view on how to approach the situation along with gauging the kin of liability that she or her employer Best East would face if she takes any further action....
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