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Power and Ethics in Organization

Share an example (good or bad) of how power and ethics were mixed in an organization. How do ethics impact power? Does power necessarily erode ethics? Compare and contrast your personal experiences.

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A common example of a mixture of power and ethics in an organization is the issue on 'Sexual Harassment', where power and ethics collide with each other. It is among the top ethical concerns since this unethical behaviour is usually caused by abuse of power or when there is a gender power imbalance in the work area. Most severe sexual harassment cases are committed by supervisors but there are many cases of sexual harassment that are also committed by fellow workers in the workplace.

Many organizations can take a few measures to deal with allegations of sexual harassment such as fostering management support and education, taking immediate action ...

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