The Importance Of Ethics In The Hospitality Industry

Ethics are the moral principle that drives a person’s or group or peoples actions and behavior. While ethics are different for everyone, these are some clear things that are just out right unethical. Sometimes the right choice may not be the one that is best for your bottom end, but that does not meant that you should not make that choice. In the hospitality industry we deal with these decisions every day. Do you take the bribe from the supplier? Do you use lower quality merchandise but sell it as if it was a better quality? When you are trying to decide if an action is ethical or not, step back and ask yourself these seven little questions. Is the action legal? Does it hurt anyone? Is it fair? Am I being honest? Can I live with my decision? …show more content…
This behavior is not only unethical, but illegal. It is not ethical to cheat someone out of the time that they worked because you want to make your bonus. I would confront the manager, telling them that it is not ethical to change someone’s time clock in such as fashion, even if it is to make their and mine own bonus. I would suggest instead that it is made into policy that as an employee that you cannot clock in earlier than your scheduled time without a managers consent. I would try and reason with my GM and help them see the error in the practice and how it is both unethical and illegal. Sadly though, if they did not listen to any reason I would have to turn them into the Department of Labor, because it is not fair to cheat anyone out of their hard earned money to line your own …show more content…
No, they are not being honest, they are being deceiving and underhanded to their employees. Can I live with my decision? From what it seems like in the scenario painted, they could live with their actions, but that does not make it ethical. Would I be willing to share my decision with everyone? No, they would know if they shared their actions with everyone there would be serious repercussions on themselves. What if everyone did it? If everyone did it a lot of people would be cheated out of money that they earned. I am sure they GM in question would not like it if someone was doing it to their timecard and cheating them out of the money that they

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