Ethics At Company X: Ethics And Ethics
A. Ethics Standards and Procedures
a. Legal Compliance: Employees must conform to all federal, state, and location laws and regulations, including the attainment of certifications and licensing, where applicable.
b. Policy and Procedure Compliance: Employees will conform to all company policies and procedures, except in cases when those policies and procedures appear to conflict with law. Employees are expected to immediately report such cases to their supervisor or the Human Resources Department.
c. Honesty: Employees will act with honesty in all business dealings including, but not limited to: contract issues, financial reporting, and dealing with customers, government, and other external entities.
d. Reporting Ethics Violations: Employees must report any suspected Ethics violation to their supervisor or the Human Resources Department. …show more content…
In February of each year, the Ethics Program Effectiveness Review Team will review the findings of Employee surveys, Customer Surveys, and 3rd Party audits. These findings will be analyzed in isolation and will also be compared against findings from previous years to identify trends in employee behavior. Trends will be compared against changes in Ethics policy and procedure to determine if those changes were effective in improving employee behavior.
b. Implementing Ethics Program Changes
i. In March of each year, the Ethics Program Effectiveness Review Team will draft recommendations for Ethics Program changes and provide them to the Human Resources Department. ii. In April of each year, the Human Resources Department will review the recommendations provided by the Ethics Program Effectiveness Review Team and consider whether or incorporate the recommendations in into the Ethics program. iii. In the event that any changes were made to Company X’s Ethics Program since the previous year, the Human Resources Department will draft a new set of policies and procedures prior to June 30th of that year and publish them on the Human Resources website. The Human Resources Department will also send a corporate-wide email informing all employees of the changes. iv. Any changes made to Company X’s Ethics Program will be incorporated into all employee training materials prior to June 30th of the year that changes were