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The Organization’s Ethics

An organization is much like a society: It has its own rules and regulations, which all employees are expected to follow. It also has enforcement capabilities, much the same as society, and it establishes either formally or informally the ethical standards employees must work by and comply with. Some organizations are more directive and visible in communicating these principles to everyone employed, publicizing their ethics policy annually, and requiring each worker to sign an acknowledgment that they understand and will work by these principles throughout the year. Usually these policies and standards are stricter than those of society. Violation of these policies, regardless of whether or not any state or federal ...

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