Ethical Behavior and Social Responsibility
The goal of this workshop is to create awareness and advance knowledge about issues in business ethics and supply chain social responsibility. Through readings, discussions, mini-cases and exercises, participants will learn about a broad range of socialresponsibility factors, such as environmental concerns and “fair trade.” Participants will also have the opportunity to develop their own organizational social responsibility policy.
About this Workshop
This three-day workshop will acquaint you with facets of ethics in business, and expose you to international ethical issues and standards. The workshop will allow you to improve your own ethicalproblem-solving skills in a highly interactive learning environment. The workshop outlines the various stakeholders with interests in the ethical conduct of a given organization. Business ethics is linked to the broader concept of corporate social responsibility, which will be examined in detail throughout the workshop. Topics in this workshop include: the tradition of ethics and ethical orientation,PMAC Code of Ethics, ethics and organizational stakeholders, social responsibility policy, environmental sustainability, sustainable supply chains, discrimination and harassment in the workplace, social issues and the organization, free trade vs. fair trade, the community and the organization, and humanitarian logistics.
Upon completion of this workshop you should be ableto:
* Describe the different perspectives on ethics and social responsibility.
* Explain the relationship between business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
* Critique an organizational ethics statement.
* Identify the various stakeholders with interests in ethical issues.
* Discuss the rationale and potential benefits of sustainable supply chains.
* Identifyopportunities for your organization to create a greener supply chain.
* Evaluate your organization’s policy on discrimination and harassment.
* Create a social responsibility policy for your organization.
* Introduction to Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
* Environmental Sustainability
* Discrimination and Harassment: The Law
* Social Issues
* Social Responsibility
* The Importance Of Setting Goals
* Recently, there was a young man who graduated from college and decided to seek employment. He hoped to find a job somewhere away from his home town. He walked into the local bus station, approached the ticket counter and asked the clerk for a bus ticket. What do you suppose the ticket clerk asked the youngman? He said, "Where do you want to go?" The young man said, "I don't know. Just give me a ticket to somewhere." He didn't get a ticket! The moral of the story is that if you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there. Jim Cathcart, a noted professional speaker, once said, "Most people aim at nothing in life and hit it with amazing accuracy." If we don't specify exactly what wewant, we have no reason to complain about what we get or where we find ourselves.
* In her article "Success and the Goal Setter," Bettie B. Youngs tells us, "Goals represent expectations, hopes and dreams, and to the extent our goals are achieved, we are successful." The following ideas will help you define and establish realistic goals in your life. By setting and achieving worthwhile goals,you can give your life greater meaning and purpose. You will also find your work and personal life more exciting and fulfilling.
* Goal Setting Guidelines
* 1.Your goal must be conceivable. You must be able to imagine, conceptualize and understand the goal or desired result. Top athletes practice visualizing step-by-step actual success in their sports competition. By visualizing your...