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In this post-Enron world, it’s important to show your staff (and possibly, a court) that you’re serious about being a good corporate citizen. For help in drafting an ethics policy, visit the Ethics Resource Center, www.ethics.org, or the Global Business Responsibility Resource Center, www.bsr.org/resourcecenter. Find hundreds of sample ethics codes for various industries at www.iit.edu/departments/csep/ (click on “Codes of Ethics Online”).
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