Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible to enforce the workplace laws. One of the outlined laws states, “It is unlawful to harass a person that could be an applicant, employee, or student because of that person’s sex. Harassment can include sexual harassment or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature” (Lockwood, 2017). Employers are required and responsible to take action when complaints are being filed and take reasonable care to prevent sexual harassment. Failure to do so can carry significant financial implications if the court rules that sexual harassment occurred.
My reputation can be negatively affected. I might lose the trust of potential clients in the future b. Be straightforward and clearly state that I would not reveal any confidential information Pros: I can safeguard my reputation of the person of integrity and confidentiality while having opportunity to perform my profession and competence. Company A will not be hurt because of any confidential information I was aware of during the period I served it. Cons: Company might stop my engagement and fire me c. Withdraw the engagements Pros: I can avoid the conflicts of interests, and the ethical dilemma in this case because I do not have to exercise the loyalty and integrity with company B and also not to break the confidentiality principle.
Business ethics promote ethical behavior to protect business from abuse by unethical competitors. Business ethics also conduct customers to be shown the positively performance of the company, attract customers to the company’s products, which have advantages for sales and profits. Business ethics contribute to the company safety from legal perspectives. It is act as an insurance policy, the high ethical performance also protect the individuals who work in the business, make employees want to work in the business, increase productivity and reduce labor
• Unless prohibited by local country law, employees must promptly report all suspected violations of the law or Essilor’s Code by bringing their concerns to the attention of the company management or by reporting through the helpline • Essilor does not tolerate retaliation of any kind for reporting a business conduct concern or cooperating with an investigation. Essilor expects such reports to be made in good faith. This does not mean you have all the facts; you should feel free to ask questions and to report any issue that causes you concern without fear of retaliation. Reports or allegations that are false or malicious, however, are not in good faith and may be grounds for discipline. • Essilor can be held responsible for the wrongdoing of others acting on its behalf.
So, it is important for the organization to understand, establish and demonstrate a business ethics framework relevant to the company. By enabling a sponsorship to the framework is an expression of social policy in the workplace by employers for purposes such as determining controlling entities. Morals are linked with personal behavior whereas ethics are related to organizational principles to normalize the behavior of all employees - including top executives and other management. Ethical behavior refers to conduct that meets moral and legal commitments to clients and coworkers. It 's clear that ethics is an important dimension for
Just because a rule is not explicitly mentioned does not mean that the action that it means to prohibit or inhibit is ethical (Lewis, 1985). With regard to most of the actions as listed in the case, the unethical nature of the actions is clearly and undoubtedly visible, for instance, using the office line for private home distance calls is obviously incorrect and unethical. Even when seen in the light of cultural relativism, which may be described as a willingness to accept cultural differences in ethical standards and encourages a stand of moral neutrality (Tilley, 2000, Chris, 2014), it must be emphasized that virtues such as integrity, loyalty, trust and honesty are universal values that cross the limits of time, space, country and culture (Jack, 1984). And it is these universal values that are being undermined and undervalued by the actions of employees as listed in the case provided. Thus, in response to the second argument that considers actions ethical if not inhibited by an explicit rule, it may be strongly objected on grounds of moral standing and relevance.
European competition law promotes the maintenance of competition by regulating anti-competitive conduct by companies to ensure that they do not create cartels and monopolies that would damage the interests of society. Competition wanted because of the market result it produces efficiency, low prices and innovations. Competition rules limit the freedom of the market players in order to protect the process of competition, at the same time it preserves freedom of others
It seems as if the EU does not react if there are mere (not major) human rights violations is countries, only if there are grave and massive human rights violations. That undermines the conditionality policy substantially. How is it possible to apply such a policy when the effectiveness of conditionality provisions is so poor? This question can be answered in the following way. The EU is not a human rights supranational body on an international level and it has no superior powers to regulate and control domestic matters in third countries.
People in this country usually want to do business only with those they know and like. Establishing productive business cooperation requires a long-term perspective and commitment. Consequently, proceed with serious business discussions only after your counterparts have become very comfortable with you. Establishing personal relationships with others in Turkey can create powerful networks. Maintaining cordial relations is crucial.