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Ethical Issues in 1 Ethical Issues in Management Performance Evaluations MGT 216 Professor Rann University of Phoenix
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Ethical Issues in 2 Ethical Issues in Management Leading by example is a business strategy that fosters team spirit and inspires others to achieve their dreams. By developing a stringent work ethic, and evaluating employee work performances within a business or corporation, many owners of those businesses or companies could have a thriving organization, (Maxwell, 2005). There are several ways to develop a system in performance evaluations, geared toward the success of an organization or business. One way could be contracting an outside staff of individuals, who would come to the corporation or business every quarter and focus solely on the well being of each member of the establishment, by evaluating problem solving and the behavior of each member. Another way to track individual performances would be incorporating counseling hotlines for each employee who has displayed some sort of behavior issue. This paper will give emphasis to an explanation of each development, the current moral and ethical issues faced by managers, the relationship between social issues and ethically responsible management practices, and a workplace example of an ethical dilemma related to performance evaluations. A system should be in place in any organization, business or corporation. This ensures that the establishment is being run in some kind of order, or direction. Without some kind of system in place, companies or businesses could deteriorate fast. Code of ethics should be part of that system. A code of ethics is a set of guidelines which are intended to set out acceptable behaviors for members of a particular group, profession or association, (Ferrell, 2009). In the business world, many companies like to use a code of ethics to ensure that their employees act in a responsible manner. Many businesses
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Ethical Issues in 3 manage themselves with a code of ethics, particularly when they are dealing with sensitive issues, such as investments and health care. According to Waller (2007), code of ethics also sets a professional standard, and may increase confidence in a company or organization by showing outsiders that members of the company are dedicated to following the ethical procedures in place. Employees must follow the code of ethics put in place, if not; it could be detrimental to their career, and the company. Unfortunately, many employees break the codes of ethics daily, and in time, this could give the organization a terrible status. There are a number of ways to prevent misconduct from employees who fail to abide by the codes of ethics. The top precautionary measure would be hiring outside contractors to evaluate each employees performance in a discrete manner. Using employees within the organization to conduct that task would be bias or they may show favoritism when conducting an evaluation. By using outside contractors, there would be no favoritism given. The employees would be evaluated for a number of things while in
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2010 for the course MGMT 216 taught by Professor Edwards during the Spring '10 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Wk 4 MGT 216 paper - Ethical Issues in 1 Ethical Issues in...

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