Workplace Ethics

EthicsFrom (12/8/2012)

Integrity is an interesting word.  Just as in my last post on the subject of servant leadership, integrity it is a word that has different meanings to different people.  When we say that someone has integrity, we are usually speaking about their good or best qualities. However, the dictionary defines ethics as:  (1) a firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values; incorruptibility.  (2) An unimpaired condition; soundness.  (3) The quality or state of being complete or undivided; completeness.

See, it doesn’t place any value judgments of good or bad; it just is. Some of the synonyms you may hear used for ethics are:  character, decency, goodness, honesty, morality, righteousness, rightness, uprightness, virtue. Integrity at its simplest means that all the things that go into making you who you are fit together and work together.  Most of us work from a set of ethics and core values that help us negotiate the rocky landscape of relationships, both at work and at home, which are positive in nature.   Read the full article from…