Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

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What are the five types of ethical climates?

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1. What type of ethical environment is driven by self interest, resulting in the biggest issues with unethical behavior?

2. Neris is the owner of a small business which has a caring ethical environment. Why might Neris want to change this environment?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilize these helpful, printable materials in order to gauge your knowledge of the characteristics of different ethical climates. You can take advantage of this quiz and worksheet combo before or after you study the corresponding lesson, which will walk you through the advantages and disadvantages of each type of climate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will assess your knowledge of the following types of ethical work climates:

  • Instrumental
  • Caring
  • Law and order
  • Rules
  • Independence

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding organizational ethical climates
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as rules and caring work environments
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about companies' self-interest

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson on characteristics of organizational ethical climates will prepare you to:

  • Explain why a business should want to maintain a conversation about ethics with its employees
  • Discuss the pros and cons of each of the five types of ethical climates
  • Describe the implications of an extraordinarily strict ethical climate
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