The Difference Between Workplace Ethics and the Law


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1. The rules of behavior that illustrate what people _____ in the workplace are _____

2. Which of the following is NOT an element of laws?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand ethics and laws that affect the workplace. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the elements of laws and the meaning of ethics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Beliefs about right or wrong in a workplace
  • Rules of behavior put in place by governments
  • The major difference between laws and ethics
  • Who can change a standard of law

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ethics and laws in the workplace
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained to identify an element that isn't a part of laws
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ethics and laws

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to this subject, view the brief video lesson titled The Difference Between Workplace Ethics and the Law. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand how laws can be morally or ethically wrong
  • Comprehend how ethical views aren't always lawful
  • Learn how ethics can affect a person in the workplace
  • Understand how laws impact the workplace
  • Apply your knowledge to fictional workplace examples