1. What steps can managers take to improve ethical decision making? The first step that managers can take to improve ethical decision making is by selecting and hiring ethical employees. As an employer, you can increase your chances of hiring an honest person by giving job applicants integrity tests. (Overt integrity test/personality-based integrity test).Then next step is for a manager to establish a specific code of ethics. In this step the first thing a company should do is communicate its code inside and outside the company. Second, management must also develop practical ethical standards and procedures specific to the company’s line of business. The third step will be to train employees to make ethical decisions in order to create an ethical company culture.(Help employees recognize which issues are ethical issues and then avoid rationalizing unethical behavior by thinking.) Finally, a manager must create an ethical climate because employees are more likely to report violations because they expect that management wants them to and
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course MANA 101 taught by Professor Valadez during the Spring '11 term at South Texas College.