Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, the student should be able to do the following:

LO 6.1: Understand the impact of organizational design on the ethical behavior of employees.

LO 6.2: Identify the elements of effective ethics programs.

LO 6.3: Distinguish compliance-based from values-based ethics programs.

LO 6.4: Explain workplace diversity and discrimination.

LO 6.5: Describe how the weight-of-reasons approach to decision-making can be integrated and used within ethics programs.

LO 6.6: Establish formal and informal organizational elements such as structure, culture, leadership, human resources systems, performance measurement systems, and reward systems so that they boost ethical behavior.