17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq 17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq 17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq 17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq 17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq

17 Purple Originals Away Real 2016 11 adidas Shirt Madrid Bale wpETf4WSq

by Jackie Lohrey

A code of ethics can help a business follow its ethical obligations.

Purple adidas Away Bale Originals Shirt 17 2016 Madrid 11 Real Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com/Getty Images

Black Serge Serge Blanco Blanco ECRI ECRI Black HvYqYRw

Ethical obligations are a set of “ought to” standards that define a moral course of action and draw a line between right and wrong. Although ethical obligations in business share similarities with legal rules and regulations in determining how a business conducts itself while striving to make a profit and achieve strategic company goals, ethical obligations are really more about discretionary decisions and value-guided behavior.

Squad 2019 Training 2018 Purple Shorts Barcelona Nike tUzOwz

Identification

Ethical obligations exist in almost every facet of a business environment. Policy and decision-making in areas such as sales, pricing and advertising all involve ethical obligations, as do dealings with staff members, contractors and suppliers. Each has benefits for carrying out an ethical obligation as well as consequences that can cause ethical dilemmas. For example, a business may realize they have an ethical obligation to instruct the sales stall to conduct needs-based selling and not to “oversell.” During a month when sales are slow, however, living up to that obligation by not pressuring the staff to “sell” can mean the difference between turning a profit or not.

Ethical Obligations

Shirt 2019 Nike Kids France Football 2018 Blue Home q8XUFwB5X

Some of the most common internal ethical obligations in business relate to recruiting and hiring staff, maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, using business resources wisely and avoiding situations that have the potential to create a conflict of interest, such as accepting gifts from suppliers or making a hiring decision not because the applicant has the best qualifications, but because the applicant is a relative of the business owner. Common supplier-side ethical obligations include considering how and where suppliers get their products and whether to sell products that are detrimental to the health of customers, such as cigarettes and fatty foods.

Responsibilities

Business owners are ultimately responsible for whether a business fulfills its ethical obligations. Accomplish ethical obligation objectives by leading by example. Work with staff members to create ethics standards and a code of ethical conduct. Not only do these actions set clear expectations but may also encourage open communication and discussion regarding ethical dilemmas – and how to solve them – among the ethics team. Conduct ethics training that sets clear expectations and shows staff members how their decisions and attitude towards ethical behavior impacts long-term business.

Originals 2016 17 Bale Shirt adidas Purple Madrid Real 11 Away

Decision-Making Framework

Originals 17 Real 11 Madrid Away Shirt Purple adidas 2016 Bale Developing an ethical decision-making framework can reduce the chance for ethical dilemmas that result in ignoring ethical obligations. The Institute of Business Ethics suggests using a seven step decision-making framework originally developed by Linda K. Trevino and Katherine A. Nelson in 2007. These steps start with gathering the facts, defining the ethical issue or issues and by identifying the parties involved, the consequences and ethical obligations. From there, fully consider your personal character and integrity, get creative with possible actions and always “check your gut.”

Blue Blue RIDER RIDER Lee RIDER Medium Blue Lee Medium Lee Medium Medium Lee Blue Lee RIDER axBwRF

About the Author

Based in Green Bay, Wisc., Jackie Lohrey has been writing professionally since 2009. In addition to writing web content and training manuals for small business clients and nonprofit organizations, including ERA Realtors and the Bay Area Humane Society, Lohrey also works as a finance data analyst for a global business outsourcing company.

Photo Credits

  • Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com/Getty Images
bibliography-icon icon for annotation tool Madrid Purple Originals Away 11 17 Bale Shirt adidas 2016 Real Cite this Article
amp; Jones JJIRICK Jones Jack Jack amp; Black amp; Black Jack JJIRICK 5wAdB6yqdX
Shirt 11 Purple Madrid Real 17 Bale adidas Originals Away 2016 Madrid Purple Shirt 2016 Originals Bale Real 11 Away 17 adidas
Description
OfficialA Gareth Bale footballA shirtA for theA Real MadridA football team. This is the new Real MadridA awayA shirtA for theA 2016-17 La Liga which is manufactured by Adidas and is available in adult sizes S M L XL XXL XXXL and kids sizes small boys medium boys large boys XL boys.A ThisA Real MadridA footballA shirtA isA purple in colour and comes withA Gareth BaleA shirtA printingA on the jersey.