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Evaluating Performance through Motivation, and Ethics

Evaluate DELL Inc., ethics program based on the following elements:

1) Code of ethics
2) Training
3) Monitoring
4) Enforcement

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Evaluate DELL Inc., ethics program based on the following elements:

1) Code of ethics
2) Training
3) Monitoring
4) Enforcement

Ethics program

Ethics program is all about promoting Corporate Fairness, Transparency and Accountability. This is required to promote fairness, transparency, discipline and self regulation. Good governance is having a significant impact and benefit because traditionally, a company's worth was based on the tangible assets (Imhoff). More and more intangible assets such as goodwill, brand value and intellectual property are needed to be valued. Measuring is depending of the credit rating of a company which is the reliable resources for investors. Therefore, the investors expect to see the information of rating, "a high rating indicates good compliance with governance standards" (Imhoff). Thus all parties have an interest, whether direct or indirect, in the effective performance of the organisation. Directors, workers and management receive salaries, benefits and reputation; whilst shareholders receive capital return. Customers receive goods and services; suppliers receive compensation for their goods or services. In return these individuals provide value in the form of natural, human, social and other forms of capital. Hence It is clearly good that businesses should seek to minimize their negative social and environmental impact resulting from their economic activity.
Case of Dell

Michael Dell founded Dell Computer Corporation in 1984 with a simple vision and business concept - that personal computers can be built to order and sold directly to consumers. Dell's principal products include desktop PCs, notebook computers, workstations, and servers. Its products and services are sold in more than 140 countries. Dell Direct Model focused on two aspects: (i) by passing distributors and retail dealers eliminated the markups of resellers, and (ii) building to order greatly reduced the costs and risks associated with carrying large stocks of parts, components and finished goods. This model has proved successful as now Dell is one of the largest computer companies in the world.

Dell Direct model, a Web-enabled infrastructure that allows customers to customize their PCs and order other products they need or desire. This virtual integration structure eliminates the need to manufacture everything, and instead uses the power of the Internet to share and exchange information with suppliers and vendors to build a truly superior supply chain that keeps inventory turnover low (seven days!) and costs to a minimum ...

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This explains and evaluate the Performance through Motivation, Ethics, and Conflict Management of Dell Corporation

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