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“free speech”? And he said to them, The line is complex, but it is drawn when an employee’s online activities are measured as untrustworthy to the employer, meaning that harmless post would go beyond complaining about work and instead do something to reduce business revune.ConclusionOrganizations across the world have established moral values programs as a way of lessening the risk of ethical transgression amongst employees. These programs typically consist of policies, processes and educational and training initiatives that explain a company’s business ethics. They simplify how these ethics should translate into operating procedures and workplace behavior. “Ethics programs is to gain a sense of security while maintaining compliance which could result in a heavy emphasis on rules and regulations.” (Painter-Morland, Mollie, 2008).Organizations have begun to favor a value or moral diversed approach. The importance is accomplishing a match between the principles of the company and those of the individual, so thatthe individual is inherently motivated to alter their behavior. Programs that deliberate only on submission of a code of conduct versus the principles that the organization was born upon rarely help employees to resolve situations that are not covered by parameter. Such programs do not attempt to progress employees’ ethical limitations and accountability. “Advocates of compliance-based programs argue that the priority is to teach
PERSONAL WORLDVIEW & BUSINESS ETHICS10employees how to meet their legal necessities and to document that the company has been fulfilled.” (Weiss, 2014). In the face of business imperatives, they believe that many employees will forget what they learned in an ethics training course and will do whatever is necessary to getthe job done. Some managers in many organizations feel uncomfortable with words like ethics and values, believing they are too vague and hint at instructing individuals on moral issues. In essence, I do not believe that an organization should require everyone to comply with detailed rulebooks. A value-based methodology that says you are being paid in order to make the right resolutions based on a particular set of values and principles that works for you and the organization cohesively. I think value-based approaches are going to be more sustainable in the long term which will be the real driver of results and it will be more supportable because “peopleare motivated to do the right thing based on a set of values and principles” (Jones, 2005), withouthaving to go through the security of having to memorize or reference a rulebook.
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