Sales and Ethics Essay
Date: December 2, 2014
RE: Ethics and Sales Assignment
This memo concerns my ethics and sales assignment for ABM 222. In this memo I will discuss the importance of ethics in a sales role. I will also discuss when stretching the truth is acceptable or not and the different ways I would react to unethical practices.
• I believe that ethics can exist in a commission only bases sales position. Not only does business ethics exist in a commission based sales position, I think it is very important. The way a sales representative makes money is a commission-based position is through their sales. Without the customers purchasing from them, they have no income. Ethics is very important in this position because …show more content…
• This situation is all up to the employee and what they feel is right and wrong. It also depends on the company’s policies on ethical and unethical decisions. There are a few things that I would think about in this situation. One is what my consequences or benefits would be in the long run. If I were to practice unethical behaviors that would benefit my position or pocketbook I would want to think about the long-term consequences that I could face. If the situation turned out to be serious and included legal parties, I could potentially lose my job, my