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    Employee Ethical behavior: Lies in the workplace; enterprise risk; obligation to tell the truth

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    I would like you opinion on this: Is it ever acceptable to tell a lie in the workplace?

    Does a "lie" in the workplace increase or decrease Enterprise Risk?

    Do you feel that it is acceptable to withhold the truth to protect a fellow employee's feelings?

    And what about:

    If your boss asks you if you are looking for another job, do you have an obligation to tell the truth?

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    Dear Student,

    In my opinion, it is not acceptable to tell a lie in the workplace. But it depends on the nature of the problem. ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution presents a personal opinion of the writer in answer to the questions posed about lies and ethical behavior in the work environment.