Wednesday Apr 12, 2023

Dealing with Ethical Conundrums in the Workplace

There are often times when something happens in the business that's not technically a policy violation but poses an ethical conundrum. As an HR pro or a small business owner, you need to determine the best course of action to take. These are things that are not black or white but fall in the gray area but nonetheless demand a decision be made because there are some consequences.

It's important to have a plan to help you navigate these situations way before they happen.

Sommer and I go through the framework for making these ethical and moral decisions in the While We Were Working section of the episode.

In the consultant's corner segment, we dive deep into a tricky situation becoming more prevalent with remote working.

It's all about employees who are working multiple jobs leading to distractions and loss of productivity. You might have your suspicions as an employer, but how do you handle this situation?

Tune in to learn more!

Key Takeaways

How often are business owners faced with ethical dilemmas (04:06)

Navigating difficult ethical situations (06:42)

Most ethical missteps leaders make (08:57)

The ethical decision-making guidance tool (10:29)

Your gut is the ultimate decision maker (11:57)

Do you suspect someone is working another full-time job (16:41)

Define your no-other employment/moonlighting policies (19:50)

Additional Resources

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Hosts: Joey Price & Sommer Ketron

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