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.
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.
A set of moral principles or values that govern behavior.
Code of Ethics
A document that outlines the principles of conduct to be used in making decisions within the organization.
Looking at the Verizon Code of Conduct example on my wiki, please read it and pick another example to examine.