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More great Dilbert comics.

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In Strong Ethical Cultures…

Management and supervisors:
*Communicate ethics as a priority
*Set a good example of ethical conduct
*Keep commitments
*Provide information about what is going on
*Support following organizational standards

*Consider ethics in making decisions
*Talk about ethics in the work we do
*Set a good example of ethical conduct
*Support following organizational standards

source: Eighth National Business Ethics Survey (NBES)

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1. Mission: a sense of purpose in coming into work
2. Collegiality: working with awesome people
3. Challenging work: being stimulated by the work to be done
4. Meaningful advancement: the promise of growth
5. Confidence in senior leaders: a sense of trust–and transparency–with management
6. Perks: good pay, free food, a beer cart or two

credit: FastCompany

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Salesperson duties in accordance with the Golden Rule

1. Warn customers of potential hazards

2. Refrain from lying and deception

3. Fully and honestly answer questions about what they are selling

4. Refrain from steering customers toward purchases they have reason to think will harm the customers (including financially)

– see the complete article by Thomas Carson (whose ethics class I had the privilege of taking)

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1. The delusion that personal gain is made by crushing others.
2. The tendency to worry about things that cannot be changed or corrected.
3. Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.
4. Refusing to set aside trivial preferences.
5. Neglecting development and refinement of the mind, and not acquiring the habit of reading and studying.
6. Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do.
– Cicero, On Old Age

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