Based on results of a 2005 national survey on ethics sponsored by Ethics Resource Center and Working Values, Amber Seligson and Laurie Choi made the following recommendation:
Organizations that dedicate substantial resources to the communication of ethical values may find that resources are better spent encouraging leadership to set a good example of ethical behavior, establishing organizational trustworthiness in keeping promises, and helping employees to make ethical decisions.
A. Explain how an organization’s culture can enhance or weaken employee ethical behavior.
B. Are ethical values part of an organization’s belief system, boundary system, or both? Explain.