The Pros And Cons Of Employee Monitoring

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Description: Some managers and organizations go to great lengths to monitor their employees' behavior, and they keep extensive records about employees' behavior and performance. Some organizations also seem to possess norms and values that cause their employees to behave in certain ways. Similarly, some organizations' cultures seem to develop norms and values that cause their members to behave in unethical ways.

QUESTIONS: When considering the ethical implications of organizations monitoring and collecting information about their employees, what kinds of information is acceptable and what is not? Who decides? Should they let the employees know? Also, when and why does a strong norm that encourages high performance become one that can cause
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Employee Monitoring is necessary to keep check if things are running smoothly, according to company standards and rules and regulations. The ethical challenge for the organization is to High performance expectations are part of the work place environment but I agree that as long as realistic benchmarks are kept, and helpful managers that guide and help you achieve company objects using the best of your strengths, there is nothing wrong with holding high…show more content…
I do not think that a company has the right to monitor emails or phone calls of an employee, no matter their reasoning behind it. That is extremely unethical and wrong in my opinion. The company should at most be able to monitor the websites that are visited at work or obtain a background check. Overall the top level manager will decide what is acceptable and what is not, but the employees should always speak up if they feel their privacy or rights are being violated. The employees should always be aware what parts of their life are being
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