Presentation on theme: "Ethical Management. While walking along a residential sidewalk, you spot a wallet. Inside is $500, a gift card worth $100, credit and debit card, and."— Presentation transcript:
While walking along a residential sidewalk, you spot a wallet. Inside is $500, a gift card worth $100, credit and debit card, and a piece of paper with the owner's name, address, and phone number on it. What do you do? A – Call the number and arrange for the wallet's return B - Pocket the wallet and keep it C - Throw the wallet back on the ground and walk away
You exit the grocery store after buying $100 worth of groceries. You look at the receipt and notice that the cashier gave you $3 too much change. What do you do? A - Pocket the change without thought B - Return the change to the cashier
You need to withdraw money from your bank account, so you go to an ATM. The machine makes a huge error and spits out $1000 by mistake. What do you do? A - Keep the money B - Go to the bank and return the money C - Stuff the money back into the machine and act like it never happened
You are in the parking lot of a grocery store. You notice a couple loading their groceries into their car. You see them getting into their car, leaving a 24-pack of soda on the bottom of the basket. What do you do? A - Approach the car before they pull away and tell them that they left their soda in the basket B - Steal the soda C - Carry the soda back into the store and tell the employees D - Leave the soda there without doing anything
While in school, you notice a frequently-bullied classmate with a piece of broccoli in his teeth. What do you do? A - Start laughing; encourage others to join in B - Kindly tell him C - Ignore it
You are in your social studies class. The teacher announces a class project, and asks students to pair up. You notice the kind, shy outcast being shunned. What do you do? A - Ignore him and pair with your friend B - Pair with him C - Ask the teacher for an exemption and do a group with he and your friend
The day after your laptop stops working, you're caught in a riot. You notice that an electronics store is being looted. What do you do? A – Go inside and grab a laptop B - Wait and buy one later
Walking through the hallway at school, you notice a small crowd. When you approach the crowd, you see three bigger students tormenting a helpless smaller student. The smaller student is being held up against a locker, being robbed of money and belongings, yelled and laughed at, and suffering greatly. The crowd has joined in. What do you do? A - Go in and stand up to the bullies and crowd B - Join in C - Ignore the situation D - Tell a staff member
You are listening to music one morning when you get a call (or a door visit) from a neighbor. The neighbor asks that you turn down the music so that he/she can read in peace and enjoy his/her backyard. What do you do? A - Apologize; turn it down to a reasonable level B - Turn it down, then turn it back up a few minutes later C - "Screw you! If it's too loud, you're too old!"
You put 50 cents into a soda machine and press the button for a soda. Two sodas tumble out. What do you do? A - Give the soda to a passer-by B - Go to a nearby staff member of the establishment where you are and report the error C - Keep the soda and drink it
10-22 Get some ethics!! Good, but try to work on it! Great! You are always good to have around! If you scored….
Ethics… The principals of conduct governing an individual or group.
Ethical Behavior ActionsResults
Ethical Standards… It is lawful It is consistent with company values and policies It does not harm some while benefiting others If the actions and results become public, it will not embarrass the company.
Creating an Ethical environment at work Core Values – Statement of the important principals that guide the company. When staffing – As people are hired the company can stress the importance of ethics. Day to Day Operations – Recognize and reward ethical behavior. Correct any unethical behavior immediately
Most Important… Model the ethical behavior you want to see in your company.