This could be ensuring that all staff is using best practice and everyone is working in the same way. What impact would their be on the service provided by the business, with the change on working methods will the service offered to clients suffer or will it benefit the client. Failing to review the impact of change could lead to failing within a business. It is important when changes are being implemented with in a business that staff are fully trained and supported throughout. Most businesses would have a change manager who would implement the changes.
A code of ethics supplied by a business is a specific kind of policy statement. A properly outlined code is, in effect, a form of legislation within the company required by its employees, with specific agreements for violation of the code. Violation of any organizations Code can cause legal accusations or dismissal from a job. The Ethical Standards of Human Service Professionals provides specific “rules” to follow that will protect the client’s welfare with respect and integrity. With the client’s best interest at heart, the helping professional should begin the relationship by establishing mutually agreed-upon goals, while informing the clients of the limitations of the relationship (Woodside & McClam, 2010).
For example shareholders or stakeholders may want maximum profit and ask employees to do something they are not comfortable with. Ethics should be modified accordingly to the needs, the people and the purpose of the organization. The ethical code should run along all departments and that ought to be transparent. The most crucial point for the code to succeed is that employees follow it. So they must themselves have some sort of values, virtues or principles.
The Process of Ethical Decision Making E. Alyce Zellmer Liberty University Abstract The purpose of this paper is to delve into a good process of decision making pertaining specifically to ethical dilemmas that will inevitably arise during a counselor’s career. Ethical dilemmas are, by their very nature, not easy to resolve. As such, it is important to have a process or outline with which to structure and guide one’s thoughts and decisions about such dilemmas. Having such a process helps the decision maker, in this case, a counselor, put a little emotional distance between himself or herself and the problem at hand. Writing it all out would also be beneficial for two reasons.
In addition, I will also discuss my perspective based upon the Ethical Awareness Inventory and the Ethical Choices in the Workplace. Strategic management is defined as the set of decisions and actions that result in the formulation and implementation of plans designed to achieve a company’s objectives. (Pearce & Robinson, 2013). Ethical factors have a huge impact on the way businesses are run in today’s corporation. In addition, with the way executives are showing or making ethical decisions will somewhat create a problem with the stakeholders of the business.
Caldwell et al. (2006) noted that the duties of stewards were fraught with a complex set of ethical obligations. Many professional codes of ethics or rules are supposed to govern the ways and actions or conduct of laws given by the professionals within a professional business for you. Group of professionals generally sets these rules so that their professional peers see anyone who violations one of these rules of conducts are in violation of this rule as disapproval. The moral ethical standards of a society provide the basic guidelines for corporate ethical stewardship existence and allow us to resolve conflicts by social existence and allow us to resolve conflicts by appeal to shared principles of justification.
From the interview here it shows that the direction of the company is still unclear or ambiguous because the owner unable to identify the mission of the company. The owner also unable to identify the goals of the employees. This is very important for the employees because without clear goals they do not know what is the company expected from them and also will interrupt their focus on the jobs. They also might finish the work but do not reach optimum results needed by the company. * Organizational climate indicators Organizational climate indicators refer to the quality of working life of the organization.
Level of Management: SMT: Senior Management Teams = Directors MM: Middle Management = Managers SM: Supervising Management= Supervisors Importance of organisation structure Structure serves as basis for maintaining and structuring organisational activities. Organisations shall understand importance of structure in carrying out business operations and its relation to strategy. Each structure has its advantages and disadvantages on how it contributes to its effectiveness, and organisation has to mull over the decision on what structures it follows, plus the autonomy organisations provide to its employees for purpose of decision making. Organisation can choose from variety of structure like, functional, divisional, project teams, holding companies and matrix structure. Failure to choose an effective structure has it consequences on organisation as it will not only affect health of the organisation it will also affect employees loyalty, motivation at work and job satisfaction, thus organisation when deciding for designing structure needs to take care of all aspects that relates to people and working of organisation.
Category of the case: This case is a decision case because readers are put in the manager’s place and must make a decision based on the issues presented in the case. Are Joe´s actions ethical or unethical? Explain. In my opinion Joe is acting unethically. Our book Management Control System, says that Ethics offers approaches of differentiating between right and wrong; also, it says Workers need to analyze the impact that their actions impact on the stakeholders, such as employees, society, etc.
Some of the problems identified are: lack of leadership skills which proves that the organisation has poor strategy. Leadership is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. Therefore a leader is someone who sets direction in an effort to influence people positively to follow that direction. Poor Communication is evident at ICS, Inc and the following problems will be discussed in detail: no kickoff meetings, lack of formal and documented communication, poor project documentation, poor communication between Ivana and Team. Questionable Ethics (Values/Beliefs/Principles) will be critically discussed considering that the project manager must set the tone and expectations and must exemplify ethical behavior.