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Workplace Ethical Responsibilites

In what way do the ethical responsibilities of managers differ from the ethical responsibilities of regular employees? What creates this difference?

What does bias mean to you? What is an example of a relationship between bias and ethical responsibility? Give a workplace example when bias conflicted with moral responsibility.

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1. In what way do the ethical responsibilities of managers differ from the ethical responsibilities of regular employees? What creates this difference?

Values guide how we ought to behave and it is up to the manager to set the ethical standards in the workplace. Ethical values include values such as respect, honesty, fairness, responsibility, etc. the manager has a greater responsibility by the nature of her job description. Managers often have the responsibility of developing the Ethical Codes or, if they already exist, to promote ethical behavior in all business behavior. Statements around how these values are applied are often referred the ethical principles and written up in Ethical Codes. The manager has the responsibility to make ethics an important part of the organizations conversation. Ethical principles should be posted somewhere is clear sight so employees regularly read them. So, although employees are expected to following the values and principles in the Organizational Ethical ...

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This solution examines some of the ways that the ethical responsibilities of managers differ from the ethical responsibilities of regular employees, and what creates this difference. It also discusses what bias means and provides an example of a relationship between bias and ethical responsibility. Finally, it gives a workplace example when bias conflicted with moral responsibility.

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