3 Tips for Writing a Code of Ethics for Your Business
“Make sure that your code is consistent with your mission and purpose,” says Ann Gregg Skeet, Senior Director of Leadership Ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. “Your highly referenced documents should also be highly utilized in day-to-day operations.”
Involving employees in writing the code of ethics also demonstrates that the company trusts employees to make ethical decisions, Skeet points out.
First and foremost, Skeet says, your code promotes the wellbeing of customers, employees and society.
Ann Skeet, senior director of Leadership Ethics, quoted on HRCI: HR Leads Business Blog.