Corporate ethics have been the focus of increased attention in recent
years. Many companies have looked to their HR team to develop a
comprehensive ethics policy.
You are tasked with developing an ethics policy for a jewelry
company. After meeting with the CEO, you both agree the policy must
cover the following: gifts from vendors, use of confidential
information, and conflicts of interest. You take your challenge to an HR
share your thoughts on the value of an ethics policy to ensure
compliance with legal and ethical standards. What measures do you feel
should be taken to ensure the policy is enforced? What issues need to be
considered when implementing an ethics policy?
develop a sample policy to be presented to the CEO.