Shell Oil Ethical Issues

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The assessment is related to the importance of ethical issues and challenges in an organization and the impact that they have on its overall productivity. The organization that has been chosen for analysis is Shell USA. Shell has been involved in the business of exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the US for more than 60 years. The operations of the organizations are based on using best available technical practices through which they can provide effective services to the community. The organization has been involved in operating many exploration projects across different area of the country (Shell, 2016). It has been evaluated that Shell Oil is one of the subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell’s operations in the United States.…show more content…
Considering the nature of the industry, it is believed that the issue of security and safety are of utmost importance which needs to be taken into consideration by the management. Therefore, it is the primary responsibility of the top management of the organizations operating in this sector to formulate effective policies and develop strategies to counter the environmental and the ethical challenges that are being faced by them (IPIECA,…show more content…
In the view of Shin (2012) displaying effective ethical leadership skills is positively associated with the increase in the goodwill of the organization. As stated by Kuntz, Kuntz, Elenkov and Nabirukhina (2013) one of the ethical challenges faced by organizations around the globe is to maintain the consistency of these practices within their operations. The development of the consistency and efficiency within the organization requires effective infrastructure within the firm. On the other hand, it has been argued by Yukl, Mahsud, Hassan and Prussia (2013) that one of the major issues related to the concept of ethical leadership is measuring the effectiveness of these practices on the

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