Investigating and Assessing the Quality of Employee Ethics Training Programs Among US-Based Global Organizations
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Reoccurring instances of unethical employee behavior raises the question of the effectiveness of organization’s employee ethics training programs. This research seeks to examine employee ethics training programs among US-based global organizations by asking members of the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association to describe various elements of their organizations’ ethics training programs. This investigation and assessment reveal that there are some effective aspects of ethics training but five serious concerns are identified and discussed as potential contributions to the lack of ethics among business organizations’ employees.
KeywordsEthics training Employee training Ethics and Compliance Officers Association Ethical organizational performance Ethical employee behavior
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