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have extended families wherein even close friends are considered as family members whereas American family is often limited to only immediate blood relationships like those of siblings, parents, and children. There are many other ways in which cultures differ as well. Differences between the cultures call for the need to implement different standards of ethics to entertain their interests. A code of ethics made by considering the values and social problems of just one culture may prove futile and impracticable in a culturally diverse organization. “The ethical decision making process does not begin, however, with the analysis of principles, but rather with disagreements on controversial issues” (Brown, n.d.). In the present age, there is great tendency among the organizations to diversify in order to comprehend and address the needs of the rapidly diversifying society. Acquiring diversity at the workplace can cause the management to face many ethical dilemmas, but the benefits achieved in the long term are worth the trouble (Mann,
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Today, Best Buy – named Company of the Year in May 2004 by Forbes Magazine (Stopper, 2006, p. 34) – is now one of America’s leading specialty retailing companies at home and abroad (Best Buy, 2009, p. 4). Best Buy’s Code of Ethics: Summary Best Buy’s code of ethics is readily accessible on the Internet in different languages – something Bernardi and Lacross (2005) considered “best practice” in corporate transparency (p.
The diversity can ranges beyond the race, ethnicity, age, gender, education, geographic, region, religion, sexual preferences and parental status (Baroutas, 2011, p43). Workplace diversity is an important by product of diversity. It’s a people issue that focuses upon the differences and similarities that people usually bring to an organization (Hacker, 2011, p93; Susan, 2011, p183; Joe Joe, 2011, p52).
Diversity is another essential consideration to the accounts department that consists of personnel from different social and geographical backgrounds. Differences from the diversities are significant for consideration as they have both advantages and disadvantages.
From 2003 to 2006, Employment Equality regulations addressed the issues of all of age, religion/belief and sexual orientation, effectively establishing the legal and regulatory framework for both the prevention of direct and indirect discrimination against minority group employees while, at the same time, outlining the imperatives of equity.
at includes ethical rights and duties existing between companies and society, ethical issues concerning inter-relations of different companies, leadership issues, and so on. In order to understand ethical problems and related issues in an organization, it is significant for the
Besides, the migration of people from underdeveloped countries to the developed countries for studies and employment has experienced a boom in the recent years. The contemporary society has become significantly diverse in race, culture,