In this course we will discuss how to teach and re-enforce ethical principles to individuals and within organizations. Just like physical exercise, we all need to have the necessary equipment and practice to make us ethically fit. This course will help you develop the basics of an ethics training program that is consistent with the requirements in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations (FSGO).
- Identify the core human values upon which any ethical decision should be made.
- Define the types of ethical decisions and which are applicable to the decision you need to make: truth vs. loyalty, long-term vs. short-term, individual vs. group, or short-term vs. long-term.
- Familiarize yourself with commonly accepted ethical decision making models and recognize the common elements necessary for developing an ethical decision making model in your organization.
- Consider classical ethics philosophies and determine how to apply them into your own ethical decision making model.
- Provide your employees with the tools, resources and examples of ethical decision making models they can use in everyday life.
- Determine how you can apply these concepts into training and communication processes at your organization to teach employees ethical fitness.
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