Ethics Program Implementation

Ethics Program Implementation

week 3 Case ethics program

Ethics Program Implementation

As you can see by your reading, a lot of energy goes into the implementation of an organizational ethics program. And Lockheed Martin has clearly allotted considerable resources to assuring their program is successful. In this assignment, we’ll be focusing on what the company did to ensure the implementation of a successful program that was flexible enough to accommodate the changing needs of the organization.

Assignment

Please address the following questions:

  1. On p. 83 Terris discusses the company’s ethics code. Why is the code considered important to the company‘s ethics program?
  2. Discuss the importance of ethics training and employee involvement. What are some of the things Lockheed does to make the training process interesting and worthwhile?
  3. How does Lockheed measure success with respect to ethics in the workplace?
  4. What are some of the things Lockheed does at the operational level to make their ethics program work?

Assignment Expectations

Write a 3- to 4-page paper, not including the title page or references page addressing the issue, and upload it by the end of this module.

Your paper should be double-spaced and in 12-point type size.

Your paper should have a separate cover page and a separate reference page. Make sure you cite your sources.

Use APA style, and proofread your paper.

Upload your paper by the end of the module.

 

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Ethics Program Implementation

Despite the changes in Lockheed’s commitment to embracing ethical efforts, employees remained highly vulnerable to ethics violations. The main factor is limited integration into the organization’s new culture. Failure to recognize the ethical issues by leaders and the employees is a significant concern (Terris, 2013)…

 

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