essay #7 - Marko Urlic Business Society 10-01-2010 Essay#7...

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Marko Urlic 10 -01 -2010 Essay #7 There are seven steps that the U.S. Sentencing Commission set as minimally required to prevent criminal behavior and promote an ethical corporate culture. Those are: 1. Establish standards and procedures 2. Create high-level oversight 3. Screen out criminals 4. Communicate standards to all employees 5. Monitor and set up a hotline 6. Enforce standards, discipline violators 7. Assess areas of risk, modify the program The first requirement companies meet with a variety of written documents. The centerpiece is often a short statement of guidelines at a high level of abstraction. Most companies also set forth a more detailed code of conduct. Some begin with a list of basic values, and then they set forth brief guidance in a range of problem areas, which are backed by dozens of long and detailed corporate policy documents. Those also can be hundred pages long in large companies. Give oversight of the program to the board of directors and
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