Ethics in Business :-

The system of moral and ethical beliefs that guides the values, behaviors, and decisions of a business organization and the individuals within that organization is known as business ethics. Some ethical requirements for businesses are codified into law; environmental regulations, the minimum wage, and restrictions against insider trading and collusion are all examples of the government setting forth minimum standards for business ethics.

Role of ethics in business :-

  1. Leadership and management of the company : The leadership and management of a company set the atmosphere of operations in the company. Their philosophy is adopted by the employees of the company right to the very bottom rung. Creating an ethical and trustworthy environment helps in attracting and retaining valuable talent. It also keeps the working atmosphere healthy so that everyone can thrive in it. Employees get a sense of accomplishment from the work that they do.
  2. Employees and teams : Ethical practices build more trust and cohesion amongst employees of the company. This greatly affects their productivity. And in turn, greatly improves the company’s profits.
  3. Community and Investors : Research shows that a company known for its good practices is always favored by consumers above other cheaper competitors. Consumers find business known for their good practices to be trustworthy. Investors, one of the key components in the running of a business, are greatly influenced by a company’s image and their ethics. It is a common phenomenon that whenever a company comes in the limelight for mal-practices, market shares are the first to plummet.
  4. Corporate Social Responsibility : A part of good business ethics, CSR has been found to greatly benefit a company’s profits and shares. CSR is an exhaustive and effective business practice, a key feature of all sustainable and successful business models around the globe.
Also Read :  Corruption in India

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  • Tinku Paul, Sep 23, 2020 @ 7:19 am Reply

    Role of ethics in business very essential. Without ethics any business can’t run for a long time. Eithcs means rule to maintain the business in a very honest. Sometimes organizations will take decision and sometimes for same matters organizations will take not same decisions any other decision this is not good. Those staffs are leading the company must have take care of organizations profit otherwise it will be very difficult to run the business. Sometimes we see staffs are gets corrupted and don’t care of organizations pros and cons they think about their own. Management has to take care all the things very strictly. Sometimes we see top to bottom staffs all are going to corrupt then business can’t run so everybody has to maintain the eithcs.

  • Shivansh Saxena, Aug 27, 2019 @ 11:24 am Reply

    How person treated other shows how ethical that person is! If im an investor and i want to invest some money in a company then i will choose that company who is ethical, real, trustworthy bcz in business only profit making is not a main point. If a leader is ethical then its surrounding ones will also be ethical

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