Please provide a introduction regarding ethics around the use of corporat resources and what to focus on?
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1. Please provide a introduction regarding ethics around the use of corporat resources and what to focus on?
Ethical use of corporate resources requires that employees be fair and honest to their employers. Few would argue that theft of company resources/assets is acceptable, or that the improper use of company resources/assets is acceptable (http://www.onlineethics.org/CMS/workplace/workcases/ti-ethics/personal_benefit.aspx#stand). However, it still occurs at an alarming rate. In fact, according to a recent survey released by Harris Interactive, the majority of office workers (58%) admit to taking office supplies home for their personal use (Salerno, 2006, http://www.redorbit.com/news/technology/536700/taking_work_home_with_you_many_office_workers_admit_to/index.html). In fact, there are many practices that fall under the category of the ethical use of corporate resources, including:
o Using company letterhead. Employees should not use company letterhead for personal reasons because such use can imply that the information contained in the personal document is supported by the organization. Examples include a letter of recommendation for a former employee written by an unauthorized employee, as well as personal messages that reflect the ...
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