What is the relationship between the organization’s culture and ethical decision-making?
NATHO was founded in 2008 to support in the ethical business practices in the travel health care organization. NATHO has a written a code of ethics that covers the relationship between clients and physician providers. This code of ethics is available to all NATHO members. If at any time there needed to be a complaint resolved then it would be filed with the NATHO Ethics Committee. NATHO, also has a written statement available of the Standards of Practice, this includes the performance issues. NATHO wants to assure the public that they apply the highest standards in the industry. The relationship in NATHO’s values and beliefs is that for its members to be responsible in maintaining and promoting ethical practice. Some of NATHO’s responsibilities are to have a signed contract from the client. The contract should state clearly all the conditions of possible fees, and the terms of payment before submitting without clients consent. In ethical terms of this process NATHO values every client. NATHO believes that the member should fulfill the agreement with the client, and the member should not make any promises to the client, unless it can be fulfilled. Another responsibility from NATHO would be for a member to receive permission from a candidate for a specific assignment, and once the candidate approves then the member is to get permission from the client. The ethical rules that fall into place for this standard is that a member should maintain the confidence of the client on all business matters, unless it is directed by the client to reveal their information. Also, a member should not make false statements to a client, candidate, or another member of the organization. Another standard of practice that NATHO considers is that candidates that work with the Travel Health Care companies, they need to establish an agreement relationship in writing. At any time they...
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