The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its final rule to implement a code of ethics under SOX Title 404. The stock exchanges have proposed that each company listed on the exchanges publish its code of ethics.
- Discuss whether these additional disclosures will both have a positive effect on public confidence and influence investors’ behavior. Support your position.
- Evaluate the effect that a company’s code of conduct can have on promoting positive employee behavior, improved decision making, or the willingness to report unethical behavior of coworkers.
- Recommend at least two ethical policies that might encourage employees to report unethical behavior.
DQ#2. What is the difference between ethics and morality?
DQ#3 How might an organization monitor ethical compliance? Would a “Human Performance Loop” be a possible
DQ#4 Recommend one ethical policy that might encourage employees to report unethical behavior?