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Read Consider: What’s in a Name of an Ethics Code? in Chapter 9, then answer these following questions from the text:
Consider: What’s in a Name of an Ethics Code?
The document that summarizes the company’s ethical and legal standards can go by many names, including:
The title of the document can create a brand for the company’s ethics and compliance. The content becomes relevant to the workforce when the code ties the ethics and compliance program to the company’s mission or business strategy. The title can make that connection and serve as a theme throughout the document. Consider these titles for company code of conduct documents:
Sources: Ethics and Compliance Officer Association Foundation, 2008, p. 58; Martens, 2012.
Questions to Consider
Implementing an effective code of conduct is not a simple task. One study found that a code for equal opportunity in the hiring process limits discrimination only when enforced by management and integrated into normal practice (Petersen & Krings, 2009). Enforcement of the document requires close attention to the tone and terminology, such as phrases like “may result in disciplinary action.” The U.S. courts find that such ambiguous penalties for noncompliance negate contractual obligations to comply with a code of conduct (Kenny, 2007). The design of the document and the communication of the code play a critical role in embedding the ethical standards for conduct throughout the organization (Kaptein, 2011; Verbos, Gerard, Forshey, Harding, & Miller, 2007). The following sections outline best practices in designing a code of conduct document.
Medical Tourism has become a growing industry, especially in developing countries. Research the topic of medical tourism and reflect on the ethics related to this industry. Develop a code of conduct for medical tourism.
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