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Unformatted text preview: MGT 3303 Management of Organizations Chapter 4 Ethics & Social Responsibility 1 Ethics impact business Encouraging ethical behaviors Workplace deviance Influences on ethical decision making Hiring ethical employees Code of ethics Corporate social responsibility 2 Outline of lecture Did Toyota wait too long to recall and fix faulty breaks ? http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2010/02/09/toyota-recalls-prius-hybrids- Should Google censor Web content in China? http://money.cnn.com/2010/07/09/technology/google_china/index.htm Whos responsible for the injuries/deaths of Ford Explorer rollover victims? http://proquest.umi.com/pqdweb?index=12&did=796936741&SrchMode 3 Ethics impact business Should Facebook own (and sell?) user-posted content or should user privacy be preserved? Whos responsible for the gas leak in Bhopal, India that killed 20,000 people since 1984? BP Oil Spill? Where does the blame lie? Were there ethics violations in this case? 4 Ethics impacts business 5 Ethics: A definition Set of moral principles or values that defines right and wrong for a person or group. Using resources for company business only Handling/storing information confidentially Not influencing others to engage in unethical behavior Not creating policies that reward employees for unethical behavior Setting reasonable goals 6 Managers can encourage ethical behaviors by Have you ever. Wasted time or left early? Gossiped about a co-worker? Taken home company supplies? Told or forwarded dirty jokes/emails? U nethical behavior at work that violates organizational norms about right & wrong Serious issue Costs organizations up to $660 billion/year Roughly 6% of revenues 7 Workplace deviance 8 Types of workplace deviance...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 1310 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at Texas State.

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