ETHICS ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB
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Morality and ethics
"Business ethics, in theory, is the application of ethics discipline that addresses the moral features of commercial activity. In practice, however, myriad goals are pursued under its name. Programs of legal compliance and codes, empirical studies into the moral beliefs of business people, an abundance of best-practices claims, arguments for (or against) required worker participation in management, and attempts at applying traditional ethical theories and theories of justice to the functions of business are all touted as contributions to business ethics."
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The Veritas Institute
"The institute fosters ethically and socially responsible organizational conduct by promoting, applying, adapting, and continually improving the Self-Assessment and Improvement Process. Through its engagements with practitioners and collaborations with scholars, the institute also aids the formation of ethical, effective leaders."
Online MBA Degree Program
"Online MBA Degree Program is a collection of free guides and advice by practicing university scholars about online MBA programs. The main aim of this site is to disseminate free information about online MBA study programs to students of all ages."
SEE Business Ethics site
"SEE What You Are Buying Into's mission is to make the world a better place. We seek to do this by promoting transparency and accountability in business; and empowering people to buy from, work for and invest in SEE responsible businesses. "
Business Ethics Resource Guide
From Marylhurst University, "Business ethics is the relevance and function of ethical values in business behavior. Business ethics applies to all elements of business conduct. It is how the individuals and organization as a hold behaves fundamentally. Business ethics is also reflected in finance ethics, human resource management, sales and marketing, intellectual property rights and technology. The approach to ethics should be intertwined with philosophy, morality and leadership behaviors."
Business Ethics Training
"This blog is a result of my experience as both a business owner and as an employee during which I came across a wide variety of ethical and moral issues. During a long career in international business including a number of e-commerce ventures ? I?ve realized the importance of proper business ethics training to meet the growing challenges in the 21st century workplace."
"Effective ethics training is today's necessity! Learn why a valid and effective ethics training program is integral to your corporation. The professional tips and accounts of the many important components of an ethics training program found in TrainingEthics.com will help get you started! Before you invest in a corporate ethics training program, learn everything you need to know in this all-inclusive, free online resource. Cover all of your bases: everything from code of conduct compliance, federal regulations, sexual harassment, ethical decision-making and conflict of interest is covered in easy-to-understand terms for professionals of all fields."
"Economic Expert is an extensive guide of economics-related information, articles and analysis on the world's economies, business ethics, industry status and global data."
The Soderquist Center
"The Soderquist Center for leadership and ethics designs and delivers team and organizational leadership development programs aimed at transformation and sustainable change."
Bigmouth Media's Guide to Ethical Search Engine Optimization
"A complete guide to educating and informing customers on search engine optimisation and marketing matters, aimed at small and medium business owners, organisations and anyone who, at some point, might consider search engine optimisation (SEO) services" from bigmouthmedia.
Business Ethics Forum
"Discussion Forum on Business Ethics. News, Ideas Exchange, Questions and Answers."
George S. May International Company
"This site provide articles and specific guidelines that can be used to evaluate if business decisions and actions are ethical."
Strategies for Responsible Business
"EPIC (Ethics & Policy Integration Centre) prides itself on bringing to bear the battle-tested skills, knowledge, understanding and attitude s necessary to help disparate people develop responsible solutions to common problems." Download a free manual, "Business Ethics: A Manual for Managing a Responsible Business in Emerging Market Economies" by Kenneth W. Johnson by clicking here.
Advice on Management
Quotes from famous business thinkers advising managers on ethics and other management-related subjects.
Professional Services Source
"We are a professional integrity, ethics and compliance training and consulting company specializing in the IT industry. Our site offers a variety of information on the importance of ethics, data protection, business ethics programs and other resources."
Institute of Business Ethics
The Institute of Business Ethics (IBE) was established in 1986 to encourage high standards of corporate and business behaviour and the sharing of best practice.
Institute of Certified Records Managers
The Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) is an international certifying organization of and for professional records and information managers. The ICRM was incorporated in 1975 to meet the requirement to have a standard by which persons involved in records and information management could be measured, accredited and recognized according to criteria of experience and capability established by their peers.
The Working Values Group
The Working Values Group is a business ethics consulting firm focused on helping companies protect their integrity and manage operational risk. The firm's Integrity Alignment ProcessTM provides a framework to integrate culture/ethics, risk, and compliance with day-to-day work processes, aligning employee behavior with organizational standards and values. From legal experts to business consultants to instructional designers and Web developers, The Working Values Group uses innovative communication, learning, and business strategy methods to help companies build integrity into their organizations.
Professional Ethics & Wrongful Discharge
This essay by Ronald B. Standler reviews cases under state law involving wrongful termination of employment, because an employee chose to follow ethical principles of the employee's profession. Unlike employment law based on the Bill of Rights in the U.S. Constitution, which only applies to government employees, the principles in this essay are applicable to all employees, even employees of for-profit and non-profit organizations.
Center for Business Ethics
The Center for Business Ethics at the University of St. Thomas is committed to helping business people make ethically good choices and to promoting right actions. The Center seeks to heighten awareness of the effects of corporate and individual actions upon all stakeholders, including the more marginal members of our local and international community who have less access to power and less voice than many other citizens.
Resources for Ethics and Management
Resources for Ethics and Management helps organizations improve performance and strengthen responsible decision making through the practical application of ethical principles and the encouragement of values-driven behavior.
Ethics of Choice
The Ethics of Choice Training Program is a training program designed to teach an elaborated and modern work ethic, one that fosters personal growth while at the same time furthering long term organizational success. It is a training program for any organization (business, corporation, institution, governmental agency, etc.) attempting to create within itself an ethical culture.
Character and Ethics Training
"Workplace ethics, integrity,and attitude can be taught! Character and ethics training workshops are now available to schools, small businesses, and corporations in a fun, interactive, seminar format." From Mark S. Putnam, M.Ed.
Complete Guide to Ethics Management
From Carter McNamara, The Guidebook is "one of the few, if any, ethics documents that's geared for managers in the workplace, and about developing and operating ethics management programs. It's from a whole new angle. I encourage you to look at it."
International Business Ethics Institute
IBEI's mission is to foster global ethical business behavior through public educational activities and through assisting companies in designing and implementing appropriate ethics and compliance systems.
Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct
DII is a consortium of U.S. defense industry contractors which subscribe to a set of principles for achieving high standards of business ethics and conduct.
Corporate Conduct Quarterly
Corporate Conduct Quarterly (CCQ) began publication at a time when little was being published about corporate ethics and compliance. However, soon after CCQ came out, we began regularly reporting on the cutting edge issues and worked to keep professionals like yourself up to date on news, conferences, major decisions, and changes in the field.
Corporate Governance Links
A page devoted to links from Benefits/Compensation to Wall Street that is part of the Corporate Governance site devoted to democratic forms of corporate goverance.
St. Antoninus Institute
The Saint Antoninus Institute for Catholic Education in Business is dedicated to saving souls in the workplace and marketplace through word, action and prayer. It promotes the social teachings of the Catholic Church in the areas of work, business, management and economics.
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