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What are the three fundamental tenets of a code of ethics?
Professionalism One of the key tenets of every code of ethics is the requirement of professionalism. The provider of goods or services is obligated to be knowledgeable about those products or services. [ This includes constantly improving that knowledge through a process of continuing education and performing required tasks completely and with the best interests of the customer as a high
priority. Sensitivity and compassion are also characteristics of someone who's acting with professionalism. Fairness Fairness is a primary tenet of any code of ethics...providing a fair and balanced accounting of situations as they come up. Information that's available to be shared must be shared so all parties have the opportunity to make an informed decision. Fairness also includes treating everyone equally in terms of opportunities granted, information provided and all other aspects of the professional relationship. Favoritism of any sort is an ethical problem. Honesty One of the most basic principles of life and of any code of ethics is honesty. Integrity is a key characteristic of ethical behavior. An awareness of the consequences that follow either good or bad decisions is a part of an honest approach to a business situation, since accountability is a partner of honesty. All relationships should be built on principles of open and honest communication, within the workplace and in dealing with associates and customers. A major part of honest business practices regards the need to maintain strict confidence with respect to confidential information. Read more: Three Fundamental Tenets of a Code of Ethics | eHow.com ]
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Weegy: Professionalism One of the key tenets of every code of ethics is the requirement of professionalism. The provider of goods or services is obligated to be knowledgeable about those products or services. [ This includes constantly improving that knowledge through a process of continuing education and performing required tasks completely and with the best interests of the customer as a high priority. Sensitivity and compassion are also characteristics of someone who's acting with professionalism. Fairness Fairness is a primary tenet of any code of ethics...providing a fair and balanced accounting of situations as they come up. Information that's available to be shared must be shared so all parties have the opportunity to make an informed decision. Fairness also includes treating everyone equally in terms of opportunities granted, information provided and all other aspects of the professional relationship. Favoritism of any sort is an ethical problem. Honesty One of the most basic principles of life and of any code of ethics is honesty. Integrity is a key characteristic of ethical behavior. An awareness of the consequences that follow either good or bad decisions is a part of an honest approach to a business situation, since accountability is a partner of honesty. All relationships should be built on principles of open and honest communication, within the workplace and in dealing with associates and customers. A major part of honest business practices regards the need to maintain strict confidence with respect to confidential information. Read more: Three Fundamental Tenets of a Code of Ethics | eHow.com ]
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Weegy: Professionalism, fairness, and honesty are measures that businesses need to overcome ethical problems. [ The widespread use of information systems does not change ethics in business, ethics are within the individuals operating a business, not the business. Like any system, the information system will have as much integrity as the vast number of people who use it. Like any business tools that have been used over the centuries, those using those tools must be aware of the pitfalls as well as the function. A stone cutter in ancient Egypt could as easily have used his stone cutting tool to stab someone in the back as easily as he used it to cut great blocks out of the stone. Read more: ]
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What ethical issues can arise with the widespread use of information systems?
Weegy: People having less privacy is an issue. also identities getting stoeln User: What preemptive measures can a business take to avoid ethical problems? Weegy: The preemptive measures limit access to those who need it track who accesses the data train employees in teh policy and its consequences do not collect data that is not needed. safe guard data and destroy it when no longer of use. (More)
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Weegy: The three fundamental tenets of a code of ethics are: Professionalism One of the key tenets of every code of ethics is the requirement of professionalism. [ The provider of goods or services is obligated to be knowledgeable about those products or services. This includes constantly improving that knowledge through a process of continuing education and performing required tasks completely and with the best interests of the customer as a high priority. Sensitivity and compassion are also characteristics of someone who's acting with professionalism. Fairness Fairness is a primary tenet of any code of ethics...providing a fair and balanced accounting of situations as they come up. Information that's available to be shared must be shared so all parties have the opportunity to make an informed decision. Fairness also includes treating everyone equally in terms of opportunities granted, information provided and all other aspects of the professional relationship. Favoritism of any sort is an ethical problem. Honesty One of the most basic principles of life and of any code of ethics is honesty. Integrity is a key characteristic of ethical behavior. An awareness of the consequences that follow either good or bad decisions is a part of an honest approach to a business situation, since accountability is a partner of honesty. All relationships should be built on principles of open and honest communication, within the workplace and in dealing with associates and customers. A major part of honest business practices regards the need to maintain strict confidence with respect to confidential information. Read more: Three Fundamental Tenets of a Code of Ethics | eHow.com ] (More)
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