Ch 8: Ethics in the Workplace: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Ethics in the Workplace chapter of this Organizational Behavior Help and Review course is the simplest way to understand ethics in the workplace. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of ethics in the workplace.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering organizational behavior material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn organizational behavior. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding workplace discrimination or ethics in the workplace
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about ethics in the workplace
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the ethics in the workplace chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the ethics in the workplace chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on ethics in the workplace. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an ethics in the workplace unit of a standard organizational behavior course. Topics covered include:

  • Prejudice and ethnocentrism in organizations
  • Discrimination in the workplace
  • Social responsibility in organizations
  • Affirmative action
  • Promotion of work-life balance

11 Lessons in Chapter 8: Ethics in the Workplace: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses

1. Business Ethics in Contemporary Businesses

The concept of ethics is easy to give examples of but hard to define. In this lesson, we will discuss ethics and how they apply in the business world, as well as discuss an example of an ethical situation using Enron.

Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

2. Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

Organizational ethical climate refers to the moral atmosphere of the work environment and the level of ethics practiced within a company. Instrumental, caring, law and order, rules, and independence are the five types of ethical climate that can exist in an organization.

Prejudice & Ethnocentrism in Organizations

3. Prejudice & Ethnocentrism in Organizations

Prejudice is also known as a prejudgment and consists of thoughts and feelings regarding a specific group. This type of behavior can be detrimental to an organization's overall success.

What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies & Practices

4. What is Discrimination at the Workplace? - Forms, Policies & Practices

Employment discrimination is the unfair treatment of employees based on prejudices. The forms of discrimination can be dependent upon equal pay compensation, sexual orientation, national origin/language, sex, pregnancy, religion, disability, age and race.

Social Responsibility in Organizations

5. Social Responsibility in Organizations

Watch this video lesson to learn how companies put into practice their social responsibilities. Learn how a socially responsible company helps the environment, people, and employees along with giving freely to society.

Organizational Justice: Definition and Relevance to Organizational Behavior

6. Organizational Justice: Definition and Relevance to Organizational Behavior

Organizational justice concerns how employees view fairness in places of employment. The three types of justice are distributive, procedural, and interactional.

Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

7. Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

Affirmative action creates a diverse workplace for organizations. Legislation was passed to help protected groups not have an adverse impact on employment opportunities. In this lesson, find out the difference between protected groups and adverse impacts.

How Organizations Promote Work-Life Balance: Definition and Common Practices

8. How Organizations Promote Work-Life Balance: Definition and Common Practices

The overall trend in organizations to keep employee turnover rates down is to offer significant programs that provide a work-life balance. A work-life balance is an organizational concept that empowers employees to split time and energy between work and other important areas of their life successfully.

What Is Integrity? - Definition & Examples

9. What Is Integrity? - Definition & Examples

Integrity is an incredibly important aspect of societies and cultures around the world. In this lesson, you will learn what defines integrity and gain insight into how the concept works in different social scenarios.

Ethics in Project Management

10. Ethics in Project Management

This lesson explores what ethics means in project management and why it's important. By the end of the lesson, you'll be able to identify ethical and unethical situations in project management.

Understanding & Dealing with Business Ethics Issues

11. Understanding & Dealing with Business Ethics Issues

It doesn't take many days of following the news before you hear about a company being questioned about their ethics. In this lesson, we'll discuss the importance of business ethics, at every level of the organization.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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