The organization where you work or aspire to work is asking you to present an action plan to ensure compliance with ethical standards. Considering this request, develop an action plan (5-8 pages) based on a target ethical area.
The plan needs to include the following:
- Identify the current ethical standards or code of ethics of your organization. Provide a brief synopsis about the main points stated in the ethical code. Use it as a the tool for creating the action plan.
- Propose the goals for your plan. Indicate the various ways and methods you would use to disseminate ethical standards in your organization. Include one example of a resource, tool (flyer, message, poster, etc.) you would use to promote ethics in your organization.
- Describe how ethical behaviors and practices will be measured in meaningful and practical ways (What will evidence adherence to ethical standards?). Clearly state how a leader in an organization might use those measures.
- Provide a list of suggested references and materials (at least five) a leader would use to support ongoing knowledge on ethics.
|Identifies the ethical standards of the organization
|The related standards for the organization are unclear, vague, or not identified
|identified the related standards for the organization
|Clearly and specifically identified the related standards for the organization. Includes source and reference for the standards.
|Identifies an ethical area in need of attention based on the related ethical standards or code of professional behavior
|Ethical area in need of attention is not clearly identified or not specified.
|Ethical area in need of attention is identified. Rationale is vague.
|Specifies the ethical area in need of attention and provides a supporting rationale for its selection.
|Proposes at least two goals for the proposed plan of action
|One or no goals are specifically proposed.
|Two or more goals are specifically proposed.
|Two or more goals are specifically proposed. Goals are feasible as part of an action plan.
|Describes the plan of action based on the identified goals and includes methods for implementation
|The plan of action is unrelated or not specified.
|The plan of action is based on the identified goals and included methods for implementation. Some details are included on how to determine outcomes.
|The plan of action is clearly based on the identified goals. It includes methods for implementation. Assessment outcomes based on goals is clearly included
|References are included to support plan and as a resource
|There were fewer than two or no references 3 to support ongoing learning about ethics
|Three references are included to support ongoing learning about ethics
|More than 3 references are included to support ongoing learning about ethics
|APA format (3 points)
|Paper does not adhere or partially follows the (FSE) Written Assignment Format, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed
|Paper adheres to the (FSE) Written Assignment Format, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed).
|Paper clearly adheres to the (FSE) Written Assignment Format, the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed
|Total: 35 points
Requirements: 5 pages
CTC’s ethical code of conduct includes the following. First, the company expects its employees and trade associates to be honest, fair, and trustworthy in all relationships pertaining to the company. In case of any conflict or potential conflict, an employee needs to seek approval from the company’s compliance department. For instance, a member of the audit committee needs to seek assistance from the board of directors. Also, all employees should adhere to applicable rules, laws, and regulations governing the company’s business. As a result, employees are not required to take anything personal on behalf of the organization that violates any of the established rules, laws, or policies. An individual employee is barred from taking advantage of the vendors, company, fellow employees, suppliers, or any other third party. The company barres its employees or business associate discussing with competitors relating to the present, past, or future pricing policies, bids, rates, discounts, profits, costs, promotions, or terms or conditions of ales, territorial markets, plans, or productions capacities prohibited by the antitrust laws.