» Why ethics in a business is important

  • Staff can be distracted by ethical concerns. They lose focus. Distraction causes loss of productivity and increased business costs.
  • When management does not pay attention to ethical issues, distracting situations can grow. Research found that workers witnessing an incident having ethical concerns tell an average of eight other people.
  • The reputations of a businesses and the workers involved in ethical problems can be damaged.
  • Employee retention and recruitment can be hurt by the ethical lapses of employees.
  • Confusion and resentment are likely to develop when there are no clear ethical guidelines for management and workers.

The new Ethics For Business Success® Training Program from the Better Business Bureau of Chicago and Northern Illinois helps business owners, managers, and employee lessen the disruptions and productivity loses that unethical behavior causes.