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When you walk in the door to work every day, you see the familiar faces of people who share the same
Discrimination and harassment can get in the way of achieving this goal.
But discrimination and harassment aren't just unfair ways to treat
Let's look at some examples that I've seen over the years, then I'll tell you about the related laws and how to handle these situations
when they arise.
|present more than two options|
|are emotionally difficult|
|arise out of situations that change over time|
|are not subject to laws, regulations, or rules|
|involve a conflict between two positive values|
|are subject to pressure from outside forces|
Certain thoughts, like "it's no big deal" or "I deserve this," " This is a part of the job" (entitilement) occur to people
facing ethical dilemmas. These thoughts should act as warning
The test consists of four questions:
|Will taking the action I'm considering violate any laws or company policies?|
|Will taking the action I'm considering negatively impact others?|
|Will others feel I owe them
|Could the action I'm considering appear improper?|
Where can you turn for input? Here are some resources:
|Your company's core values and code of conduct|
|Your supervisor, your supervisor's supervisor, or another manager|
|Your company's law department|
|Your company's HR department or ethics department, if it has one|
|An individual you consider to be an ethical role model|
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