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Ethical Principles in Organizations

1. How would an organization change its ethical policies as result of external pressure? Provide example
2. How could an organization benefit from applying ethical principles and how can these principles be used?
3. In any company there will be legal and ethical problems. Explain the differences and relationships between them. Using a current event, what might the organizations involved have done differently to prevent these issues?

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This post examines the legal and ethical issues that organizations face. The difference between ethical and legal principles is discussed and current examples of the tension between legal and ethical standards is highlighted. Over 650 words of original text along with links to sources.