Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter you should be able to:

  • Identify common types of unethical behaviors in the workplace.
  • Describe how unethical behaviors can be very costly to organizations.
  • Explain the competitive advantages of creating and maintaining an ethical organization.
  • Describe different theories of human nature as related to ethics at an individual’s time of birth.
  • Explain the stages of moral development.
  • Discuss why good people occasionally behave unethically.