Ethical Organization Profile; Acme Car Company!!!
Create a fictional organization that exemplifies business ethics. Prepare a 2,100- to 2,800-word paper and 7- to 10-slide presentation in which your Learning Team explains the organization’s ethics programs and overall ethical environment. Be sure to address the following in your examination:
a. Describe current moral and ethical issues that would be faced by the organization.
b. Explain how the fictional company deals with the relationship among ethics, morality, and social issues in the legal context.
c. Evaluate the organization’s ethics program based on the following elements; code of ethics, training, monitoring, and enforcement.
d. Additional questions to consider during analysis are listed below:
1) Code of Ethics
a) Does a formal code of ethics exist?
b) What topics are included in the code of ethics?
c) How is the code distributed?
d) How is the code used?
e) Is the code reinforced in reward and decision-making systems?
a) Is ethics emphasized to recruits and new employees?
b) How are employees and managers oriented to the values of the organization?
c) Are managers trained in ethical decision-making?
d) What ethics training exists for existing employees?
a) How are ethics and integrity measured or tracked throughout the organization?
b) Are whistle-blowers encouraged and, if so, how?
c) Does a language exist that allows employees and managers to openly discuss ethical situations?
d) What ethical considerations are incorporated into the planning and policy making at the organization.
a) How are ethics enforced by managers?
b) How are ethics enforced by the organization? How is unethical behavior dealt with?