Below are two discussion questions. Each question needs to be answered with at least 135 words. Please follow all instructions and provide the references for each question under the question section.
1.Read the article, “Business Ethics in Asia: Lost in Translation?” (http://www.forbes.com/fdc/welcome_mjx.shtml)
Based on the information presented in the article, consider business ethics in the global environment. Explain the similarities and differences between ethics in the United States and in a global market such as Asia. Describe how you will establish a code of ethics for the global marketplace. What would be different and the same as an American code of ethics? A situation arises that offends the foreign culture; what steps might you take to rectify the situation and improve the reputation of your organization?
Cite the textbook, Kent, and a third source when responding to this question.
Kent, J. (2014, Mar). Business ethics in Asia: Lost in translation? Forbes. Retrieved from http://www.forbes.com/sites/connorconnect/2014/03/25/business-ethics-in-asia-lost-in-translation/
2.Examine a code of ethics from an organization of your choice.
Research Tip: Organizations often make their business ethics programs, codes of ethics, or codes of conduct public on their websites. Be sure to include a link to your chosen organization’s business code of ethics in your post.
Consider the following:
Why might this organization need a code of ethics?
Which elements of effective business ethics systems, as described in your text, are utilized in your chosen organization’s program?
How does your chosen company’s code of ethics minimize risk?
What does the organization’s code of ethics say about the organizational culture?
Be sure to reference at least one article or scholarly source to support your findings. Include the link to your chosen organization’s business ethics program.