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...and other employees in determining the appropriate decision. In order for the company and its employees to be of high ethical standard and make appropriate decisions, companies should train employees, reward ethical behavior, lead by example, and consider work-life balance. Additionally, identifying the root cause, gathering the facts and information, evaluating and deciding the actions, determining goals and actions, implementing the plan and monitoring the process will help the employee and managers find the root cause and act ethically. A company that is setting a tone at the top level, establishing standard of conduct, ensuring adherence of standard of conduct, and addressing deviations in a timely manner can maintain ethical environment between the leaders and managers within the company. This sets a high standard and positive work environment at all levels.
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