Essay on Ethics : Ethics And Ethics

1139 Words Jun 7th, 2015 null Page
Complete Name: Complete 2 Student Name: Ocilka, Brian Edward

1. Ethics is a topic that sparks a lot of debate amongst different groups of people; it is hard to keep everyone in an organization happy. Research one ethical issue that is prevalent in the workplace and decide, as a leader, how you would handle it. Use Exercise 7-3 “Organizational Ethics” to aid you in your answer.

Student Answer: Ethics is a topic that has been talked about in the workplace for many decades now, but the idea of bullying in the workplace is one that has only really started coming to the forefront recently, in large part due to the NFL’s recent scandal surrounding bullying involving Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin in 2013, during which Martin stopped showing up to work because he was subjected to such heavy bullying (Alcarian, 2014). While football players bullying one of their peers in a locker room isn’t the most accessible scenario for most people, it does highlight an issue that happens in many businesses and industries, where managers or other members of a peer group bully another employee. The bullying can take many forms, such as a manager yelling at an employee, managers making threats to employees, or employees verbally, psychologically, or emotionally harassing one of their fellow employees because they don’t fit in or follow what is construed…

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