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This post addresses ethics, morals, and related issues.

A) What are ethics? How are personal ethics different than business ethics? can you write an example of ethical issue. What were the ethical implications surrounding that issue, if any? How was the issue resolved or how should it have been resolved?

B) What is the difference between morals and ethics in the workplace?, Might something be ethical but immoral?, What about unethical but moral?,Which is more important to an organization, to be ethical or moral? Why?

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Let's look at your first question about ethics.

From a formal standpoint, ethics defines the values, morals, and principles that we hold. The main distinguishing feature is that when we deal with personal ethics, we're dealing with the morals and values that define who we are as individuals, and when we're discussing business ethics, we need to consider the company. The main issues that would be addressed in the corporate view of ethics are how the company wants to be perceived, the actions that they are taking to achieve that perception, and if they're really following through on their actions and acting accordingly.

There are many ethical issues in business. One of the biggest ethical issues in recent years has been a focus on sexual harassment. Should employers allow material in the workplace that is not harassing but could be considered unethical and inappropriate? Another issue surrounds the use of social media. Many employers don't allow ...

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This solution discusses the two following questions in great detail:

A) What are ethics? How are personal ethics different than business ethics? can you write an example of ethical issue. What were the ethical implications surrounding that issue, if any? How was the issue resolved or how should it have been resolved?

B) What is the difference between morals and ethics in the workplace?, Might something be ethical but immoral?, What about unethical but moral?,Which is more important to an organization, to be ethical or moral? Why?

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