Code of Ethics Design Paper

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Code of Ethics Design Paper Howard E. Harper, Jr. GCU: LDR 802 May 14, 2013 Code of Ethics Design Paper A successful leader must demonstrate and have a personal character and the ability to willingly set a moral standard for themselves and set ethical codes at the agency they work for. This paper will explain how to design a general comprehensive code of ethics (GCOE) for General Comprehensive of Ethics, LCC. In addition this paper will compare the GCOE to this leaner’s personal ethnical beliefs and two other codes organizations of ethics. The goals of (GCOE) are transparent, inclusive and comprehensive. The goals for (GCOE) are: to empower individuals through self-sufficiency, to provide commitment to lawful and ethical conduct, to deliver services that are of good quality, to maintain financial responsibility and stewardship, to act honest and fairly and exercise the best judgment, care and services to its clients. The National Business Ethics Survey results found that an ethical culture is vital in an agency’s to set informal social normal to enhance and sustain staff’s ethical behavior (Ethics Resource Center, 2005b). (GCOE) will instill an ethical culture among its client that involves developing therapeutic relationships. The ethical principles, mission and vision of the (GCOE) are rules which will be followed by agency staff and volunteer. General Overview of Organization Ethics Policies Ethical codes originate back in World War II with Johnson and Johnson’s Credo in 1943 which urged his agency to apply corporate responsibility to customers, employees, stockholders, and the community (Foster 2000).. In the 1980’s General Electric was one of the first agency’s to enforce a self-regulating code of ethics rather than government regulation. According to Mayers (2003) the U.S. Sentencing Commission created the

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