Why are workplace ethics important?

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Offline Tapushe Rabaya Toma

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Why are workplace ethics important?
« on: January 13, 2019, 01:46:35 PM »
Enhances teamwork

Ethics foster an atmosphere built on trust, sincerity and partnership - important elements for team building. On this foundation, employees are able to work together without prejudice, understand employer expectations well and motivate each other to excel in their jobs.

Provides emotional security

Employees go to work happily knowing that they and their contributions will be respected and appreciated by their superiors. They won’t be harassed by co-workers and can work together harmoniously in a genuine and honest atmosphere.

Protection of company property

An organisation that has everyone following work ethics does not need to worry about employees stealing the company’s assets, falsifying documents, taking false sick leave, extended break hours, playing truant and other disciplinary issues. As for employers, valuing their employees’ contributions, treating them well and rewarding them when necessary is important in accomplishing the organisation’s mission.

A positive public image

A high-flying company that practises good work ethics and conducts shines in the eyes of the public. High ethical standards in your company show that your organisation is genuine. This will attract more stakeholders to partner with your organisation.