Ethical Values at an Organization

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ETHICAL VALUES AT AN ORGANIZATION
ETHICAL VALUES AT AN ORGANIZATION

PRESENTED BY:
BILAL MEHDE AHMED
KAINAT TANVEER
SYEDA KINZA ZEHRA

PRESENTED BY:
BILAL MEHDE AHMED
KAINAT TANVEER
SYEDA KINZA ZEHRA

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
PRESENTED TO:
MIRZA SARDAR HUSSAIN

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR
PRESENTED TO:
MIRZA SARDAR HUSSAIN

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

We would like to sincerely say thank you to Mr. Imran Ali, GM Human Resources for his unconditional support at a time when most companies are busy maintaining their accounts. Thank You sir!

Executive Summary

ETHICAL VALUES
What are Ethical Values?
During conversations, many people tend to use the generalized term of ethical values. But little do people know the vast meanings that lie behind this little word. Ethical values denote something’s degree of importance, with the aim of determining what action or life is best to do or live, or at least attempt to describe the value of different actions. Ethical values are key ingredients in building a strong personal character, a concrete relationship or can provide a strong foundation for an organization to stand upon. Ethical values can be categorized into various branches but the one of our concern is Organizational Ethics. These are an essential code to bring about an organization towards success. Organizational ethics is interdependent with the organizational culture. Although, it is akin to both organizational behavior and business ethics on the micro and macro levels, organizational ethics is neither organizational behavior, nor is it solely business ethics. Organizational ethics express the values of an organization to its employees and other entities irrespective of governmental or regulatory laws.

Organizational Ethics and Integrity:
Organizational ethics is a tool that shapes an organization as a community. In every organization, there is something that works well, which can serve as a foundation for significant progress toward a desired future. Organizational ethics pays special attention to the best of an organization's past and present to ignite its collective imagination of what might be. It builds from what is working well now toward where the organization and its stakeholders truly desire to go. Organizational ethics sees an organization as a community to be valued and explored. It strives to quicken and intensify existing individual capabilities and organizational capacities, extend their number and scope, organize them so that their conflicts will be harmonized, and mobilize their energies of will and intellect to bring them to self-realization. Organizational integrity is the end sought. It is a dynamic state of being and process; it both shapes and improves. It is about moving the organization toward its guiding image of the future. The paradigm of the organization of integrity is the still-developing notion of the learning organization. At the heart of the learning organization is the belief that enormous human potential lies locked, underdeveloped and underemployed, in our organizations. Though the accent to date has been on organizational "learning to learn," organizational integrity is the essence of the learning organization. The learning organization is a true community of cooperative inquiry and action. It strives to shape its own future. It fosters the generative learning of its members. It develops, adapts, and transforms itself in appreciation of the well-formed visions, views, and expectations of all it involves or affects. It sees itself as an integral part of its world. The learning organization does all these while preserving its core purpose, values and vision of a desired future.

Identifying Organizational Ethics:
Researchers have concluded that four definitive characteristics make up the culture or ethical standards of an organization. These four characteristics are 1. Power: This culture’s descriptors include centralization; individual...
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