The Starbucks information on their code of ethics was more of a booklet to the

The starbucks information on their code of ethics was

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homework. The Starbucks information on their code of ethics was more of a booklet to the stakeholders I believe. I did search for Starbuck’s code of ethics but that is all I found without committing a huge amount of time and resources. The McDonald’s page which was from the book but was redirected did not really have the code of ethics it was more like things they had done such as community services and stuff. I think that Starbuck’s code of ethics or booklet showed that they did have direction and a reasonable person would know where they stand on issues and what they expect from their employees and stakeholders. I did not like the fact that you had to sift through the information to find what you were looking for. I think that if you were an employee of Starbucks you would know what was expected from you and you would know what the company stands for. I believe that you would know that the company seems to have a good business culture. I also ran into a sheet that was a code of ethics for the CEO and financial leaders. This code of ethics seemed to lay everything out in one page and also they were required to sign to show that they understood and acknowledge what is expected. The McDonald’s page was more like a history, community action, leadership, and values page. It did tell things that they did for the community. It also showed cases and such like values in action. It did show some of the good that they do and is a good example of how a person in
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  • Fall '09
  • JAMESHALLORAN
  • Business, Ethics

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