Summary: The Business Ethics Of A Cable Company

899 Words 4 Pages
The Business Ethics of a Cable Company The ethical failure by management was instrumental in the degeneration of positive social change for TKR Cable Company. Prior to TKR Cable Company’s acquisition by Cablevision, the company decided to make their independent contractors, independent-licensed cable installers, sign non-compete agreements (Battilana & Casciaro, 2012). TKR Cable Company was a cable provider who serviced the tri-state area of New Jersey. The non-compete agreements company limited the independent contractor future employment opportunities with Cablevision to certain territories (Schmidt, 2017). Schmidt (2017) assert non-compete are contractors between two parties, normally an employee and employer, that stipulates …show more content…
The acquisition of TKR Cable by Cablevision was seen as a failure when it came to management and stakeholder relations (Graetz et al., 2010). The independent contractors identified that TKR managers did not act in their best interest, economic continuation, due to employment stipulations they were to follow in the non-compete agreement (Schmidt et al., 2017). Cosset, Somé, & Valéry (2016) assert corporate governance is valuable in competitive industries for management to avoid risky behavior inherent to positions responsible for maximizing stakeholder profitability while promoting self-accountability.
The Failure in the Ethical Climate of the TKR Cable TKR Cable Company had a code of ethics to guide management on the programs, policies, and decisions for the organization. The ethical philosophy for TKR Cable were a guideline used to conduct business to protect the reputation, production, and outcome of the organization and stakeholders (Wang, Feng, & Lawton, 2017). The failure of ethics by TKR Cable Company’s management to garner the best interest of all stakeholders had a negative effect on the morale and loyalty of personnel. Mohammad, Hamta, Seyed Hassan, & Maliheh Sadat (2013) assert the code of
…show more content…
The choice is additional training through online learning opportunities. Robertson & De Aquino (2016) assert the forces of globalization and technological advances are driving a need for skilled workers as implementation of online learning are aligned with the company's point of view to develop employees' skills and knowledge as Batalla-Busquets & Pacheco-Bernal (2013) explain to fill the spaces between current skills and the skills required for organizational

Related Documents