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How can you do the right thing if you're not sure what the right thing is?

Sometimes life hands us situations in which the one right response is clear. But what do you do when you have two choices of action, and both are right in some way?

That's an ethical dilemma, and your response can spell the difference between career success and hunting for a new job.

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Dear Colleague:

We all want to do the right thing, but figuring out exactly what that is can be tough. And even when the choice is clear, making it can be scary. What if doing the right thing costs you your job?

These are the sticky situations that can keep you tossing and turning all night. When you’re truly damned if you do and damned if you don’t, where do you turn for help?

Now you can turn to Business Management Daily and our Special Report, The Ethical Employee: How to Do the Right Thing in Business.
 
When is it right – and when isn’t it – to “tattle” on office lovebirds ... use pirated software ... keep quiet when a colleague is made a scapegoat ... agree to falsify records ... or obey a boss who wants you to snoop on a colleague? Should you turn a blind eye to questionable practices or put your foot down? The Ethical Employee will help you decide.
When should you keep quiet? When should you mind your own business? When should you go along to get along?
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The Ethical Employee – available only via download from our website – reveals significant portions of the actual ethics codes of Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Weyerhaeuser. Case studies and descriptions of their state-of-the-art ethics training programs show you how the “big boys” handle the tough problems. You’ll get a quick quiz to take if you suspect you’re on ethical thin ice.

You’ll also get contact information for 17 additional organizations. They can guide you on specific ethical issues and pass on the latest research in business ethics topics. AND you’ll discover websites where you can see how such corporate giants as Texas Instruments and Johnson & Johnson handle their own ethical dilemmas.

Let the nation’s leading business-ethics specialists help you make the smart choice in dozens of sticky ethical dilemmas:
  • Should you blow the whistle on a boss who asks you to commit a potentially fraudulent act?
  • Do you feel comfortable cheating in order to “help” the firm?
  • Should you report an office romance between a boss and a subordinate?
  • Do you keep quiet or confront your boss if you know he is padding his expense account?
  • Is it your place to step in when you witness a colleague using drugs?
  • What do you do when a colleague is unfairly blamed for a project’s failure?
When should you keep quiet? When should you mind your own business? When should you go along to get along?
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface

Introduction: New World Facing Age-Old
   Ethical Challenges

          The Nature of Ethical Dilemmas
          What Are Ethical Differences?
          A Closer Look at Ethical Gray Areas
          Resolving Dilemmas, Differences and
            Gray Areas

Ethical Challenges
     Co-Worker/Supervisor Relationships
          Could You Do Better?
          Unfair Blame
          Jogging Buddies
          Should You Tell?
          Whose Affair Is It?
          A Weekend Chat
          A Dicey Affair
          A Liquid Lunch
          Not Your Boss’s Keeper
     Integrity
          A Taxing Problem
          ‘Covering’ Expenses
          Backed Into a Corner
          The Padded Expense Account
          Confess or Cover Up?
     Conflict of Interest
          Pillow Talk
          The Winning Bid
          Cause for Recusal?
     Customer/Vendor Relationships
          Billing Bonanza
          Quality Counts
          Sailing, Anyone?
          A Tangled Web
          Just Say No?
     Discrimination/Harassment
          Heated Up at the Water Cooler
          Menial Labor
          A ‘Good Old Boy’
     Personnel Policies
          Flexibility and Fairness
          The Problem Is Relative
          Reviewing Your Boss
          Tough Times
     Use of Company Time/Resources
          Up to Par?
          Personal Work for the Boss
          Errant E-Mail
          When Charity Begins at Work

Appendix
     Sample Codes of Conduct
          Case Study 1: Lockheed Martin Corp.
          Case Study 2: Bell Atlantic Corp.
          Case Study 3: Weyerhaeuser Co.
     Business Ethics Resources


Unfortunately, life today isn’t as simple as the old westerns, where good guys wore white, bad guys wore black and the right thing to do was as plain as John Wayne’s swagger.

In the real world, ethical issues are murkier – not black and white so much as gray. That’s what makes The Ethical Employee so valuable. This exclusive Special Report gives you an ethical adviser to turn to whenever you face a painful decision. You’ll rest easier knowing you’ve made the best choice in every difficult situation. Get your copy today!


Sincerely,



Phil Ash
Publisher
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