Week 5 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
What’s in a Name of an Ethics Code?
Read Consider: What’s in a Name of an Ethics Code? in Chapter 9, then answer these following questions from the text:
- Describe how the title of a company’s ethics document affects your attitude about the content?. Do you find one title more attractive than another?
- Describe the message that the title “code of conduct” conveys?. Does it reflect the purpose of the document to provide employee guidance on expected conduct?
- Propose creative titles for ethics codes for a pharmaceutical company and a restaurant. (Gonzalez-Padron, 2015).
- Identify two other company ethics documents and share the titles of their ethics documents (consider your own organization or one that you are familiar with for this question).
Your response must be a minimum of 300 words.
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts and respond to at least two of your peers by 11:59 p.m. on Day 7 of the week. You are encouraged to post your required replies early during the week to promote more meaningful interactive discourse in the discussion. When responding to your classmate, explain what you like about his or her two proposed creative titles and offer suggestions for improvement.
Your responses must be a minimum of 150 words.