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Running Head: MORELL WEEK 8 1/10 Morell Week 8 MGMT 314 Professor Brent Webber American Military University 10/24/2020
Running Head: MORELL WEEK 8 2/10 Abstract Ethics has evolved in today’s society. It is being demanded from consumer’s as consumer’s want to spend their money on people who are interested in giving back or making a positive impact. There are still people trying to see what they can continue to get away with as there are still leaders that try to practice unethical behaviors. Unethical behaviors should be addressed immediately and ethical decision making should be rewarded immediately. Unethical decisions affect numbers more than ever today and investors are not afraid to find ways to pursue ethical decision making today. Ethics today has promoted diversity as diverse teams are being very productive. Discrimination still happens at work but you continue to be addressed to prevent it from happening again. Ethical decision making should be tested by employees so they can practice what the organization wants to practice. If a company can find people that want to do volunteer work, then the company has found ethically sounded people who may happen to have less self interest than people applying for similar positions.
Running Head: MORELL WEEK 8 3/10 1). Common forms of unethical behavior are cyber thieves. There are new types of cyber thieves that are employees such as corporate fraud and employee theft. These issues have increased drastically as technology has increased. Organizations should invest in cyber security fraud internally to prevent these fraudulent transactions from happening (Heun, 2011). Other common forms of unethical behavior are “inappropriate use of company time and resources, abusive treatment, and violations of internet policies” (Askew, Beisler, Keel, 2015). Unethical behavior does not stop there as the list goes on from problems being covered up, to work of quality and lying at work. Leaders can help to minimize all forms of unethical behavior by the type of work environment that they create for the organization. Unethical behavior commonly comes from the person, unethical decision making and the work environment (Askew, Beisler, Keel, 2015). Leader have to monitor people’s self-interest. Employees can make unethical decisions as an incentive to succeed and organizations should have system’s in place that do not allow self-interest or ethical decision making to exist in their environment. Ethical misconduct should be in violation of a business’ organizational culture, code of conduct, code of ethics, and core values. An organization that makes itself known to not tolerate unethical decision making can be let known to employee’s before being employed, in the hiring process. Organization’s that let their employees know from the beginning on where they stand on ethics, can help employee’s understand what kind of culture they are joining when they come to work. “In today’s difficult business environment, it can be easy to overlook ethical dilemmas in the workplace out of sheer exasperation. But when a

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