Confidentiality: is a key care value which protects the privacy of the informations of a service user , when dealing with records and other information concerning individuals who use service. Confidentiality is a protection to personal information of a service user that helps respect the privacy of the service user by not sharing the information with others to build up a trust between the client and the care worker.Dilemma;there are times when it is not easy to decide whether or not disclose information you have to given in confidence.The only time confidentiality may be broken is when: -If they intend to harm others,If someone has said they are going to harm themselves or the action harms the,If they plan or have being involved in a criminal offence.
Advanced technological tools are making it possible to measure and monitor workplace and employees in the near decade, but with raising concerns about privacy of the employees and the unchecked surveillance in the workplace (Lohr, n.d.). This report will discuss on the pro and cons and ethics of workplace monitoring. Work place monitoring is one the lowest cost technique to increase employee’s job performance. Workplace monitoring has positive relationship employee’s performance and sales orientation. The effect of workplace monitoring will have greater impact on employee’s motivation when e-monitoring is below or above average (refer to graph 1).
When conducting a research in psychology, researcher should carefully plan and manage the procedure which follow the ethics in order to maximize the benefits and minimize the risks. They have to be alert to the possible of unexpected consequences and predicted outcomes of their research. When dealing with subjects in the research, researcher should protect and respect the subjects’ right and dignity. All humans have the equal right and dignity. The subjects have the right to expect the information they provided to the researcher will be treated confidentiality.
In this report I will analyze the different hidden work biases that might appear in the work environment, I will elaborate on the potential roles the unconscious biases play in the workplace, the understanding of unconscious biases, the importance of these biases for the effective management of diversity, the potential advantages of providing managers with diversity training related to unconscious biases and if non- managerial employees should receive training related to unconscious biases. . Do You Know Your Hidden Work Biases? Diversity consultants Cook Ross Inc., conducted a training focused on helping managers to identify when and where, bias would control their decision-making processes instead of blaming external agents for the absence of a
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
When talking about employee discipline there are two schools of thought. The punitive approach and the nonpunitive approach and each have distinct impact on employees. The punitive approach I would dare say is more of a traditional approach on discipline. The definition of punitive approach is, "Punitive discipline in the workplace
Whilst the professionals follow the code of conduct it reassures them that there making the correct decisions. The purpose of the code is to protect the public as it enables to professionals to understand what they need to do and allows the public to know what to expect from the organisation. The professionals should promote privacy by respecting the confidentiality of the service user. They should only disclose information in accordance with legislation and the policies. Within this code the support workers are made accountable the decisions they make.
In line with this paper, under Codes of ethics the employee is accountable for the organization. Members of the organization know what is expected of them, they know to whom they might justify their behaviour and they understand the sanctions and the benefits associated with their behaviour (formal type). By contrast, Value based organizations focus on defining organizational values and encouraging employee commitment to ethical aspiration through personal self-governance. (informal type). Concerning influential types of management/leadership in ethical behaviour, findings contain mainly the following types- as they were described by Trevino & Brown (2004): Transformational leadership: these relationships entail future obligations that are unspecified and are enforced by norms of reciprocity.
The following are the three main principles of workplace integrity (HIRE Waterloo, 2012): a. Confidentiality: we need to have a basic principle to keep the confidentiality of our customers and our company’s data. Confidentiality and protecting internal and external data and information are vital important. b. Professionalism: is
Ethics hotlines give employees access to an impartial third-party professional organization whose representatives are trained to handle complaints expediently, thoroughly and with sensitivity. Through the use of a Case Management System, employers have the ability to effectively manage hotline complaints and enhance internal controls. Companies who are currently satisfied with their level of ethical behavior may be experiencing a false sense of security. As economic conditions improve over time, attention to ethics in the workplace tends to diminish, which can open the door for unethical practices to commence unless a proactive approach is taken. In summary, companies that are truly committed to best practices, or “management practices and work processes that lead to world-class, superior performance,” must not underestimate the importance of ethics in the workplace.
There were two prominent ideas from the Sandel text that applied to the ethical issue I chose to examine. John Stuart Mill had two theories about Utilitarianism and the valuing of life in regards to harm and autonomy. Secondly, was Kant’s determination of the moral valuing of life. Mill, a Utilitarian, discussed the notion of justice and that all people are cognoscente beings and, as such, are entitled to self-defense. Mill’s assertions are important because he determines that everyone has a right to act of their own volition, provided that they do not harm others.
Motivational Improvement Program Organizational efficiency and effectiveness is a necessity as organizations seek to secure their competitive advantage in a global marketplace. As a result, organizations seek ways to improve their products and services and reduce cost. The biggest asset and investment for any organization is human capital, employees. Organizations realize the quality of their products and services depends on their employees ' productivity and performance; therefore, organizations must find ways to motivate their employees. Consequently, they search for and apply research on motivational theories and/or models to help motivate employees.