This website is for people and organizations with an interest in workplace ethics: to promote workplace ethics, improve the organization’s ethical status, manage ethics more effectively, build an ethical culture or learn more about ethics in the workplace.
While the current prominence of ethics stems mostly from regular reports of ethical scandals, there is an upside to this focus - namely that organizations considered to be ethical will increasingly enjoy a range of benefits. These include, amongst others, greater customer loyalty, increased investor confidence, easier access to capital and the ability to attract top talent - all of which translate into greater competitive advantage.
Ethics Monitoring & Management Services supports ethics in the following ways:
Measuring, monitoring and reporting on workplace ethics
The management dictum that ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’ is not strictly true but it is much easier to manage what you can measure. This is particularly pertinent for workplace ethics which is often regarded as somewhat intangible. Accurately measuring an organization’s ethics - which can done with the Ethics Monitor, our web-based ethics survey - is an effective way of identifying what action is necessary to improve ethics. The Ethics Monitor survey also enables an organization to monitor its ethical performance over time and to accurately report on its ethical status.
are valuable tools to build and maintain ethical awareness and to promote an ethical culture. We offer a range of talks for staff functions, conferences and seminars. We also design and deliver workshops, customized ethics training, ethics awareness programmes, CPD ethics courses and web-based ethics training programmes.
addresses a range of initiatives in pursuit of an ethical culture, such as ethics strategy and goal setting; social and ethics committees; clarifying and leveraging the organization’s values; reviewing and updating ethics codes and policies; and embedding ethics in a performance management system.
support our ethics work. This includes Cynthia Schoeman’s ethics books, Ethics Can (2014), Ethics: Giving a Damn, Making a Difference (2012), our ethics guide, An Employee’s Guide to Workplace Ethics (2011), and our quarterly ethics newsletter, Setting the Example.