Integrity Management is crucial for the long-term success of a company. It fosters ethical decision-making, ethical and compliant behavior on all levels of the organization and ensures that the company decides, acts and behaves ethically.
The world around us is constantly changing and, whether we like it or not, we have to adapt. Companies are particularly affected by this. The value of companies today is not only determined by products or services, but also by the quality of their interpersonal relationships. The basis for sustainable success therefore lies more in the appreciation we show our employees, customers and partners.
At the heart of trustworthiness lies integrity, the consistency of actions, values, methods, measures, principles, and expectations. Businesses that consistently uphold their core values, even in the face of challenges, foster a sense of reliability and authenticity.
Culture exerts a profound influence on an individual's morality and ethical decision-making. It does so through the lens of cultural relativism, the establishment of norms and values, religious and philosophical beliefs, social institutions, and in-group vs. out-group dynamics.
This article explores the ways in which culture influences morality and ethical decision-making, highlighting the complexities and implications of this connection.
It is often said that ethics begins where compliance ends. This is not wrong in principle, but not necessarily correct either.
To better illustrate the interaction between ethics and compliance, here are some examples of how and where ethical questions appear in compliance.
You will see that ethical issues can be manifold in companies, especially in the area of compliance. Here are some examples:
Value-oriented management is an approach where a company's management focuses on creating and delivering value to various stakeholders, including shareholders, employees, customers, and the community. There are several ways in which a company can benefit from value-oriented management: