Businesses, customers, Loyalty
Ethical issues in business are related to the rights and duties that it has with its stakeholders. Business ethics involves the study of the good and bad conduct of these stakeholders in a business context (William, 2008). Stakeholders include employees, customers, neighbors and suppliers. Integrating business ethics practically into the operations of businesses remain a challenge (George and Tom, 2010). Ethics has an impact on business through personal and organizational levels.
Businesses should always keep both internal and external promises. Businesses build trust through keeping their promises to their customers. Justifications to non-compliance to promises should not be allowed. Loyalty should be exercised to protect the interests of the company and their colleagues.
Seniors should exercise fairness in the way they exercise their powers. It is wrong for others to ride on other's mistakes and gain advantage to fix them. Decisions that top managers take should consider justice on the people that it will impact on. They should be open to views and criticisms from the decisions that they make.
[...] Honesty is an ethical issue that all the employees of a business ought to have. Etiquette is essential in business and affects the way stakeholders relate to each other. Etiquette is the correct conduct that is deemed to be courteous according to the special code of human behavior (William, 2008). Business etiquette involves many things like returning missed calls, writing up follow up and apology letters, dressing appropriately for work among many things. Laws guide the way every business should be conducted. [...]
[...] FIXIT NOW b). How FIN can manage the changes It is necessary to prepare people psychologically on any changes that might occur. Human beings are resistant to change, but early warnings may serve to prepare them psychologically. Stakeholders will get time to reflect on the changes and build positive confidence to adopt it. Plans can be made to start low pace training to reduce the pressure of late training. Equipment can be set for training and testing before the implementation is set in fullscale. [...]
[...] FIXIT NOW Crimes like theft committed using complicated technology undermine the security of sensitive assets like money. Information technology employees can take the advantage of the condition that Adam, Ian and Paul are (lack of formal qualifications), to make high profile crimes and elope with FIN cash. Question a). Why organizational change must be managed Organizational change changes the form, quality or state in the organization over a given period. Organizational change management aims to manage the effects of new business processes, cultural changes and changes in organizational structure. [...]
[...] Ethics in information technology. Michael, J. (2010) ethical principles for business executives. Josephson institute. Retrieved from: http://josephsoninstitute.org/business/blog/2010/12/12-ethical-principles-forbusiness-executives/ Hcareers. (2009). Managing technology change: Tips and hints to help your team adapt. Retrieved from: http://www.hcareers.com/us/resourcecenter/tabid/306/articleid/325/default.aspx The world ITO forum. (2014). Organizational change management. [...]
[...] Plans should be made to arrange regular meetings to discuss on the progress of the new technology and make suggestions for any future upgrades. A technology committee can be hired to handle these changes and train the employees more on the use of the new technology. New experienced employees can also be hired to help the existing ones. These will act as facilitators to the rest of the employees. FIXIT NOW Bibliography George, Tom, L. (2010). The oxford handbook of business ethics. New York: Oxford University Press. William, S. (2008). Business Ethics. United States of America: Library of Congress George, R. (2008). [...]
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