I have selected AT&T, Microsoft and IBM...Could you please assist me with this assignment...Having some difficulty getting off the ground
Details: A Code of Ethics is a very important part of an organization's Social Responsibility. "Since the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley legislations, any publicly held company is required to create its own code of ethics to deter wrongdoing and to promote ethical behavior".
Search the Internet for the following terms: "Sarbanes Oxley Code of Ethics" to find the SOX definition of a "code of ethics" and the requirements to meet the code.
Search the Internet for three publicly held companies and find their respective "Code of Ethics." Review the three different codes and write a four to five page paper on the following:
What was in each respective code?
Is the code adequate to what the Sarbanes Oxley Act was requesting? Justify your answer.
If each of these publicly held companies were to conduct business globally, what business or cultural challenges would be best handled by the respective codes?
Identify what may be missing in the respective codes that would assist the company in conducting business globally.
Step 1 is to identify three companies, which you did. They are all large and well-known so you have done a good job thus far.
Step 2 is to identify where you can find each companies Code of Ethics. We will do AT&T first. Here's the path took to find it:
www.att.com. Then I selected "About Us". Most companies will list info here. As it turns out, ...
The solution provides a guideline for how to approach the research involved with the question.