Accession Number:

ADA443415

Title:

A Study of Industry Best Practices in Ethics Programming: Learning from Exemplary Ethical Organizations to Inspire Moral Courage in the Military

Descriptive Note:

MBA Professional rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC POLICY

Report Date:

2005-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

The objective of this project is to define and identify best practices relating to ethics programming in todays corporate organizations, and determine if they might be utilized in a military context. In an effort to remain open to all possibilities, we developed a theoretical framework and conducted personal interviews with ethics specialists in industry. We accomplish our objective by commencing with the identification and definition of best practices relating to the promotion of ethical behavior and prevention of unethical behavior in todays corporate environment. We approach this by examining some of the best practices of active ethical businesses. Once the organizations had been selected, we then compare and contrast their methods, looking for similarities and differences. This project will look at processes, practices, and procedures that encourage employees to meet or go beyond the moral minimum in all their daily endeavors. Given this review and analysis we will close with recommendations for feasible application within the United States Navy Supply Corps.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Psychology
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE