Why is Accountability so important in the health care industry? Even though a situation may be positive or negative, every aspect of health care needs to be credited to something or someone, with accountability, errors can be fixed and then prevented and helps keep costs down. An employee accountability is measured by customer satisfaction, results of performance, and the cost and impacts of the employee over time, and affects an organization’s working culture by their values, integrity and work ethics. A successful organization follows the checks and balance process, maintains a positive working culture, and stays clear from blame.
As the company’s current view right now, the concern with top executives earning the most amount of money instead of enhancing the development of the company to be the best it can be. Senior staff need to lead by example for the lower levels to follow. The senior staff (top executives) needs to recognize the compensation they’ve received is way too high of a percentage and needs to cut down its funds and allocate it to ethical training program, and programs that provide support to those who are facing ethical dilemmas. Establishing the code of ethics and provide ethical training will guide and understand what is to be expected.
They say great achievers always managed to themselves. There are eight self-assessments that are crucial to one self. One of them is managing your own self; the next seven are more like questions to yourself. What are my strengths? How do I perform? Am my reader or a listener? How do I learn? What are my values? Where do I belong? What should I contribute? However, out of all the questions the three most important one are what my strengths are, how do I perform and what are my values?
What is Ethical Leadership some may ask. It is leadership that shows through the actions of having respect for ethical beliefs and values, and for the dignity and rights of others. Ethics is associated with the morals and values an individual finds desirable. It is a philosophical term originating from Greek word “ethos” meaning custom or character.
Recent scandals in government, business, sport and even religious organisations have reaffiliated the importance of ethical leaders in our current day and age. Brown, Treviño and Harrison (2005) summarised ethical leaders as people who are considerate, truthful, principled individuals. They are balanced and fair decision makers who set clear ethical standards and communicate openly with their followers. Finally, they are proactive role models for ethical conduct as their deeds reflect their own ethical principles and values.
Some of the ethical issues that management may need to address include corporate social responsibility. This refers to the operation of a business or organization in a manner that takes into consideration the environmental and social aspects created by enterprise. It implies the commitment to create policies that include responsible practices in the undertakings of the entity. Corporate social responsibility policies serve as self-regulatory measures for the organization in monitoring and ensuring that it complies with ethical standards, regulations and societal norms. This practice takes responsibility of the organizations actions to facilitate a positive impact of the organizations
The results obtained revealed ethical sensitivity of ethical leaders in five categories, including sensitivity to care, sensitivity to errors, sensitivity in communications, sensitivity in decision making, and sensitivity to ethical practice.
For almost any organization in the world, a unique culture of its own is presented to its customers to be able to distinguish itself from other companies that provide similar services and goods. As a founder of my very own company “Restaurant underneath the Stars”, which is basically a restaurant like any other which is found in any other indoor atmosphere, except with a unique feature of its own, the Planetarium System Projector. A planetarium system projector, is used to display the following activities such as laser shows, plant observations, stars analogies, movies, and other possible activities with the involvement
In this research paper, it was interesting to take a different path and look at the benefits of unethical leadership for an organization’s performance (OP). Thus I looked at to what extent can unethical leadership lead to positive OP? This was established by using a connector, being the employee’s motivation. Thus we looked at one type of motivational factor, being the earning premium motivator, and hypothesized that ‘If an unethical leader has a positive relationship to EPM , and EPM has a positive relationship with OP, then unethical leadership must have a positive relationship with OP’. The methodology was based firstly on two questionnaires to measure: the leadership style, and the ‘pay-satisfaction’ mean and secondly, the annual
Enron’s stock price fell to less than $1 and shareholders lost billions of assets and retirement funds. On Dec. 2, 2001, with Enron filing for bankruptcy protection. Afterwards, top Enron executives were charged with numerous counts of fraud. Skilling would be sentenced to 24 years in prison. Lay, on the other hand, having been convicted of six counts of securities and wire fraud, faced a maximum total sentence of 45 years in prison, died prior to
A leader is one of the main component of an organization. There is no organization without a leader. A leader is a person who have the power or authority to lead, guide, or command other individual, a team, or an organization. As an organization is a tool to achieve an objective, there is a need of a leader to lead everyone in the organization to achieve the objective.