The Importance of Ethics Policies, Training & Reporting Programs in the Workplace


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Which of the following is an example of a whistleblower action?

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1. Why would an organization establish ethical reporting mechanisms?

2. A company's training department wants to prepare employees to deal with ethical situations. How could a role play situation help accomplish this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand why ethical standards are important in the workplace. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of whistleblower and ethical dilemma.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Whistleblower
  • Example of ethical reporting
  • When employees must place themselves in ethical dilemmas before coming up with solutions
  • Ethical plan of action and enforcement
  • People who should be trained in the ethical training program

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ethical policies in the workplace lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as whistleblower and ethical reporting
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the components of an ethical program

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to ethics, read through the brief lesson on Importance of Ethics in the Workplace. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify what ethical safeguards are and how they protect businesses and consumers
  • Learn about the components of an ethical program such as ethics policies, ethics training programs and ethical reporting
  • See an example of a cohesive ethical program related to a fictional company