i) Work place ethics is how one applies values to work in actual decision making, a set of right and wrong actions that directly impact the work place.
ii) Ethical decision in an organization are influenced by 3 factors: Individual moral standards, influence of manages & co-workers & opportunity to engage in misconduct.
iii) Good moral standard help an individual to have a good sense off ethics which he would carry along with him to enterprise & thereby set a good example to follow workers.
iv) The activities of colleagues along with policies established by the firm are critical in gaining consistent ethical compliance in an organization.
v) Acts such arriving late to work, engaging in gossips at work place, etc. tempt other employees to follow the same & thereby lead to a chain of unethical acts throughout the organization.
vi) The behaviour of business person towards customers, suppliers & others in their workplace also generates ethical concerns.
vii) Ethical behaviour within a business involves keeping secrets, meeting obligations & responsibilities avoiding undue pressures that may force others to act unethically.
viii) Hence, a clear code of conduct practiced at the highest level, fairness & honesty in its dealings with the stakeholders & prohibition of any kind, discrimination & harassment are the characteristics of highly ethical workspace.