Ethics Essay

1134 Words Feb 20th, 2014 5 Pages
General overview of organizational ethic policies
Forbes magazine raised the issue in an article entitled, “Not Qualified for Obamacare’s Subsidies? Just Lie-Govt. To use ‘Honor System’ Without Verifying Your Eligibility” (2013, p.1). With the recent debates on whether or not Obama care is a critical component to ensure that individuals will receive health benefits, the ethical conversation must be debated throughout the United States of America amongst corporations and educational institutions which will be affected. According to Johnson, “The job of the leader, then, is to foster ethical accountability, to encourage followers to live up to their moral responsibilities to the rest of the group, (2012, p. 278. The author’s intent within
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5). For pre-screening purposes, for an organization to achieve a sense of hiring individuals that represent the attributes and qualifications, according to Sekerka, (…ethics training is particularly intensive when an employee is first hired, when rules, regulations, and corporate values are shared during the indoctrination period. Training continues, but is often limited to online activities,” (2009, p. 77). This author, based on the research findings would suggest that by incorporating a code of ethics to include yearly trainings, and quarterly reviews, to keep the line of communication open for employees to feel respected, valued and morally empowered. According to Sekerka, “…people need environments that also support and encourage the practice of ethical reflection, dialog and action. Needed are additional activities that cultivate organizational process norms to develop ethical thinking in support of personal accountability and moral development,” (2009, 94). For a code of ethics to succeed within any organization, it will take a team of leaders that not only believe in the mission, vision and goals, but one’s character must illuminate a strong work ethic and passion which will position subordinates to strive for excellence. According to Johnson, “The job of the leader, then, is to foster ethical accountability, to encourage followers to live up to their moral responsibilities to the rest of

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