`The Right Thing tackles the challenges of managing a modern company and ensuring you treat employees and customers as priorities.' Sir Richard Branson
Trust in business is at an all-time low. Corporate scandals have damaged many companies' reputations. Businesses are failing to train people in how to handle ethical issues.
As more and more customers and employees choose ethical organisations, following the principles in this book will boost your reputation and your commercial success. Packed with case-studies, checklists and guidelines, the book helps to make sense of everyday ethics, and gives tips on how you can recognise ethical issues and do the right thing.
`This is a handbook for good management - in every sense - and worth its place on every manager's or would-be manager's shelf'. Michael Buerk, BBC journalist and presenter of Moral Maze
'... practical advice about how best to encourage the right kind of attitude... giving some interesting figures on the subject'. (September 2010). ' A useful, commonsense guide...includes simples explanations of big ethical ideas .' (Fybe Uncovered, November, 2010) . '... a comprehensive reference on ethics in business for the modern professional... all you need to know about ethics in business.' (Supply Management.com, November 2010). Bibb's arguments are not only insightful but are delivered in an engaging fashion, with informative anecdotes, examples and practical tools.' (HR, January 2011). '...quite exceptional. I commend it most highly to anyone in business, in any role. ' (HRZone.co.uk, February 2011).
About the author.
Chapter 1 Why Ethics Matter.
Chapter 2 Developing Ethics.
Chapter 3 Understanding Ethics.
Chapter 4 The Ethical Leader.
Chapter 5 Ethical Working Cultures.
Chapter 6 The Future of Ethics.
Appendix: Summary of Ethics in the Workplace Survey 2010.
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 3rd September 2010
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 199.56 x 129.6 x 18.18
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1