What is corporate ethics?

Corporate ethics are constantly evolving. Serious managers are well aware that their organization will be able to succeed only if everything within it is clear and harmonious. Of course, we are talking about relationships within the team.

In the understanding of most people, corporate ethics is adherence to ethical standards, as well as the rules of conduct established within any company in order to prevent infringement of someone's interests, to organize collective activities correctly, create the right microclimate within the team, and so on.

The rules that are included in the code of corporate ethics are also aimed at making every member of the organization feel not just as its employee, but as part of it. Modern management approaches make it possible to make almost any team look like a large and friendly family.

Cohesion of employees leads to the fact that the competitiveness of the company increases significantly, labor productivity increases , and the quality of work becomes better.

Do not forget that man is a social being. Any asocial tendencies in any developed society are not the norm and, as a rule, are suppressed. The sociality of people makes them become members of collectives, enter into various kinds of relationships with each other, make new acquaintances, and so on.

Perhaps the most important social group is the family. In families, too, there are all kinds of rules, norms, taboos and more. It is precisely those restrictions and permissions that were established in the family that help a person to further join the society and correctly accept all of his rules.

Sooner or later, corporate ethics is becoming a must. Only by studying the ethical rules of the company in which he works, can a person merge with it. Does each company have a code of ethics? No, not in everyone. The lack of ethical standards leads to the fact that employees are fragmented, do not interact with each other in the way they should interact, conflicts, quarrels and much more are possible between them.

In enterprises where there are no norms and rules of ethical behavior, employees may be irresponsible about what they are doing. The bottom line is that they won’t be even for the fact that they will begin to discuss the internal affairs and problems of the company with competitors. It is possible that at the same time they will not meet censure from other employees.

As mentioned above, corporate ethics allows employees to feel like members of one friendly family, whose members work for the benefit of each other. Corporate ethics stipulates principles of behavior within the team. The code usually stipulates that no one should take actions that adversely affect the company itself or any of its employees, that everyone should adhere to the rules and regulations of business communication, constantly maintain the company's image, and so on.

The problem of any of the employees is the problem of the whole team. All employees must respect each other, not lie and always fulfill their promises. When communicating, no manifestation of rudeness is acceptable, someone else's opinion should always be taken into account, even if it is unreasonable. Corporate ethics prohibits interfering in someone else's life without a personal request.

All relationships with competitors and customers should also be based on ethical principles. We will not allow customer fraud, as well as negative reviews about competing firms. All contractual obligations must be fulfilled, even if after fulfilling them the company has any difficulties.

Source: https://habr.com/ru/post/A1247/

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