Code of Ethics Implementation

Implementing a Code of Ethics

While many companies post and profess to use a Code of Ethics, this may leave some areas lacking or simply not followed by current staff. A Code of Ethics may be an adequate starting point, but organizations should consider a more formal training program. For example, a written Code may not provide the details or …

What is Business Ethics

What is Business Ethics?

Ethical Principles Practiced in Business Business ethics is gaining a lot of relevance in 21st-century businesses. It is concerned with how the company relates to the outside world. Business ethics is a form of applied ethics that scrutinizes ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that occur in a business environment. In the more conscientious …

Business Ethics and the Law

Closing the Gap Between Business Ethics and the Law

The gap between business ethics and the law enables businesses to operate unethically without breaking the law. Don’t cross the street against the light. Ride your bicycle on the right side of the road and always use signals. These are examples of the way we are taught from a young age that laws are meant …

Subliminal Advertising: Messaging and Suggestion in Marketing

Marketing through subliminal advertising relies on communicating suggestions to a consumer’s subconscious mind that renders him more likely to buy a product. Subliminal advertising carries negative connotations with many consumers who view it as a way big corporations can manipulate a buyer’s subconscious mind. Subliminal suggestion, however, is an acceptable and legal way for businesses …

Teaching Businesses Ethics

Teaching Ethics is an Issue for All Businesses

Universities are Focused on Teaching Ethics which Helps Businesses Universities play a major role in the education of employees when dealing with ethics. Because of major scandals over the last few years, this role is even more important. Education and ethics often go hand in hand in the workplace. But many businesses over the last …

improving internal customer service

Top Tips for Improving Internal Customer Service

Do you want to have happy customers? Put your employees first! The more engaged your employees at work, the better they perform and provide outstanding external customer service. Rather than being in command, try offering the utmost support to your workforce. This doesn’t just apply to the middle to top-level management but to all who …

How to Make Meetings less Daunting and More Exciting

American professionals conduct approximately 11 million meetings a day and 220 million meetings per year. Employees spend 10% more time in meeting with meeting length estimated at 31 minutes on average. What does it entail? Wasteful meetings are one of the top reasons that hinder productivity at work. Make your meetings more productive, interactive, and …

How to Deal with Difficult Co-workers

How to Deal with Difficult Co-workers

Dealing with annoying co-workers takes a lot of patience. Even the most thriving and beautiful company culture has its fair share of workers who can be a nuisance. Knowing how to handle these problematic co-workers in a professional manner doesn’t just improve your skills, it also makes your working environment less daunting and more harmonious. …

Top Strategies to Tick off your To Do List

It is common for professionals to create a daily to-do list that they aim to accomplish at the end of the workday. However, not all follow through their to-do list.  A large number of professionals admit that they are unable to complete their list at the end of the day. If you are one of …

Ethical Theory and Philosophy of Democracy

Democracy is a form of government in which citizens, either directly or through representatives, create and manage policy and law in order to govern themselves. Democracy’s roots can be traced back to ancient civilization, and many nations have adopted a system of government with democratic principles. Philosophical Foundations of Democracy Democratic philosophy can be traced …