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Chapter 4 – Page 82. Discussion starter:. Is unethical and illegal the same thing? If it is illegal , is it unethical?. Goals Chapter 4.1. Explain why ethics are important in business Describe a code of ethics Discuss ethical dilemmas Describe laws that deal with ethical dilemmas.

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Chapter 4 page 82 discussion starter

Chapter 4 – Page 82. Discussion starter:

  • Is unethical and illegal the same thing?

  • If it is illegal, is it unethical?


Chapter 4 page 82 discussion starter

Goals Chapter 4.1

  • Explain why ethics are important in business

  • Describe a code of ethics

  • Discuss ethical dilemmas

  • Describe laws that deal with ethical dilemmas.


Chapter 4 page 82 discussion starter

The Main Idea – Chapter 4

This chapter covers the role of ethics and social responsibility in the business world.

4.1 – Discusses the importance of ethics, codes of ethics, and laws that affect ethics in business.

4.2- Describes how companies have changed their attitude toward social responsibility and how some demonstrate it.


The importance of ethics pg 84

The Importance of Ethics pg 84

  • What are some of your personal ethics?

  • When did you form the morals and ethics you live by?


The importance of ethics

The Importance of Ethics

  • All individuals develop their own set of ethical rules

  • Helps them decide how to act in certain situations

  • Like us, businesses develop ethics to help them determine how to behave…

Ethics

A set of moral principles or values that govern behavior.


Code of ethics conduct

Code of Ethics/Conduct

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Code of Ethics

A document that outlines the principles of conduct to be used in making decisions within the organization.


Code of ethics conduct examples

Code of Ethics/Conduct Examples:

  • Verizon

  • Timberland

  • Kraft Foods

  • Patagonia

  • Think of a company and find their code of ethics/conduct.

  • How do you feel about their code of conduct?


Verizon code of conduct worksheet

Verizon Code of Conduct Worksheet

  • Individually, complete the Verizon Code of Conduct worksheet


Code of ethics homework

Code of Ethics Homework:

Looking at the Verizon Code of Conduct example on my wiki, please read it and pick another example to examine.

  • Write a one page reflective essay comparing and contrasting the two (saved in Drive as “Code of Conduct Compare and Contrast”)

  • While reading, get a feel for the two companies and what message they are trying to send

  • Include how the similarities/difference between the two makes you feel about the company overall


Code of ethics in groups of three

Code of Ethics. In groups of three…

  • Consider the school store as our business

  • Create a Power point code of ethics for the school cart that should govern our classroom

  • No requirements how lengthy it needs to be but please put serious thought into its layout and form. Do we want a Verizon or Timberland code of ethics or a mix?


Chapter 4 page 82 discussion starter

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