Ethics Made Simple is a short but comprehensive workplace ethics training program that covers virtually every major workplace ethics topic in 8 and a half minutes. Make sure your employees are armed with the facts about what behaviors are unacceptable in your workplace.
Key Learning Points
- Stealing workplace resources such as office supplies, unauthorized photocopies and computer printouts.
- The theft of merchandise from retail locations or manufacturing facilities.
- Illegally copying or downloading patented or copyrighted materials
- Taking credit for or stealing the work of co-workers and passing it off as your own or taking full credit for a project you were given assistance on.
- Reporting more hours than you actually worked, falsifying pay records or reporting inflated business expenses for reimbursement.
- Deliberately doing less work than you are capable of out of laziness or to lower future expectations.
- Socializing with friends or family during work hours via the telephone, social networking sites, instant messaging or any other means of communication.
- Falsifying company documents to pass inspections by your organization or by local, state or federal government officials.
- Lying to or misleading customers about the attributes of your organization’s products or services or the ability to deliver those products and services.
- Falsifying the results of research and development to benefit your organization or to further your own personal career.
- Over-promising results in order to gain support for a project or for personal advancement within an organization.
- Destroying sensitive company documents and emails that could be harmful in the case of audits, reviews and litigation.
- Violating anti-trust laws by colluding with competitors.
- Manipulating financial information to achieve organizational or personal goals
- Failing to follow your organization’s safety procedures or failing to follow federal, state or local government safety rules.
- Viewing or sharing confidential customer, patient or employee information without authorization or approval.
- Insider trading
- Gossiping or spreading rumors about your co-workers.
- Verbally intimidating a co-worker through the use of taunting, teasing, yelling and sarcasm
- Menacing a co-worker with threatening looks, gestures and body language.
- Sexual Harassment
- Giving bribes to or accepting bribes from a business competitor for confidential information.
- Giving bribes or gifts to public officials for favorable rulings on inspections, licenses, permits or other government controlled decisions.
- Bribing public officials from foreign countries.
- Basing an employment decision such as hiring, promotion or compensation on a person’s race, color, national origin, age, gender, marital or family status, religion or genetics rather than on his or her ability or experience.
- Treating a co-worker poorly or unfairly because of a bias, stereotype or prejudice stemming from a perceived difference.
- The consequences of violating ethical standards.