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Want workplace perspective where we are striving to raise the bar at workplaces everywhere ace yes I went there he has to share with us on this very timely topic it's going to be a considered legal advice you're listening to workplace perspective and Employment Law podcast sat before we get started let's do what we normally do and have you tell our listeners a little bit about what saying I've accumulated a lot of wisdom over the years and we said like to think so issues and I just published a book on ethics deals with Shannon's and our lives on social media that's great I you don't jump kind of into our topic why don't you I kind of tell us what you mean John Outlet for behavior but in general we could go back to the golden respectful of others are good ways to act ethical ways to act stakeholders how they make decisions whether they consider the consequences talking I'm kind of thinking it's like it's it's more than a moral compass would you agree with that or no is it and that's part of the problem I think today not only in the workplace but others so how you treat them is an ethical issue but a lot the ebola discuss our differences openly with validity endured my heart that topic as well and and I I really agree Osma trainings that one way to combat unethical behavior and how you can stem those behaviors by creating more ethical workplace Nation I say that because I do I think that through their employees you can innovation well I always get those questions from students another issue absolutely so you can certainly teach it at the organizational level and be open to changing to have ethical organization because they who's with regard to employee engagement and corporate culture and all that kind of stuff and I think that ethic the organization sort of come to the realization in your experience have you had an experience Asu now being sued for unethical behavior but on a on a more organizations have systems in place for employees I love it and employees have to feel that they won't when fraud so what employees tend to look can set that tone simply through policies simply by acting it's you know it's measuring an ethical culture is how and absolutely companies can come to that realization but usually sorta the same philosophy that it's really ethics really comes down to kind no I think people in organizations tend to think unfortunately so media the twenty four seven cycle digital media most something that they have to prevent it just a matter of sending a message an example of the devil is in the details but it can't be done through out sort of creating an atmosphere that really makes it easy to do the right thing and kind of difficult you can create that that environment that really does create this this idea that when we need to address it so employees tend to act the way they think they will be the other top priorities because the flip side of that right is that those well it can be and the one thing I always about what we've done we've helped somebody we've we've we've done things what's up with you so yeah I think that's very important I I read a survey that arrive to that because I think that's a way to get rid of unwanted risk sort of behaviors but uh eighty eight percent who witnessed wrongdoing companies with ethically week cultures Well there's there's quite a few of them it's the tone at the top Bob sort of what I would call stakeholder capitalism rather than shareholder all stakeholders including of course themselves their own well being that they're treated fairly that tends to give a lot of confidence of employees that the company is Sir he is rationalizing unethical behavior that happens a lot financial wrongdoing and they basically say look this is a one time request you start to slide down the proverbial ethical slippery slope where it nick and when we come back more thoughts from Dr Men's Don Acapa ethical behavior.

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