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Business Ethics & The Three Monkeys in the Room

McKonly & Asbury’s webinar entitled “Business Ethics & The Three Monkeys in the Room” took place on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Elaine Nissley, Principal with McKonly & Asbury, provided an overview of ethical style and perspectives. During the webinar, she presented ethics from a macro, corporate, and individual level and discussed social contracts within organizations. She also discussed how our personal ethical perspective, the ethical perspective of others, and the organization’s ethical perspective influence social contracts and behavior in the workplace. Elaine then looked at a self-assessment tool which you can use to assess your ethical leadership style and a balanced scorecard to measure and track the corporate ethical environment, as well as some frameworks to help you to make balanced ethical decisions. The webinar concluded with a review of the state of ethics in the workplace in 2017 and a summary of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines related to the key components of an effective ethics program to protect both the organization and their employees.

During this webinar, attendees:

  • Gained an understanding the theory of ethics, ethical perspectives, and the social contract.
  • Related ethics and the social contract to behavior.
  • Gained an understanding of ethical decision making frameworks.
  • Gained insight into the state of ethics in the workplace.
  • Gained an understanding of the key components of an effective ethics program.

This free, one hour-long webinar took place on Wednesday, December 5th at 2:00 p.m. EST. One “Professional Ethics” CPE credit was available for this webinar. The level for this CPE was overview and there were no prerequisites for this CPE. This program was a live webinar which offered attendeesthe opportunity to ask questions and interact with the presenters.

If you have any questions regarding the material covered in this webinar, please contact us.


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