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    Describe the characteristics of at least 2 elements of an ethics program.

    Define why you chose these aspects as the most important requirements for managing a formal business ethics program.

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    One important characteristic of an ethics program is a formally written standard of conduct. The standard of conduct should be thorough enough to include all of the important topic, but concise enough to be read and understood easily. This standard should serve as a source for guidance to an employee who may find himself or herself at an ethical crossroads or other 'gray' area of uncertainty. The code may not be all inclusive and deliver a formal 'what to do' for every scenario, but instead sets the tone for acceptable ...

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    Several characteristics of a formal business ethics program is discussed.