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The attitudes, behaviors and responses of staff demonstrate a commitment to organizational values and goals. Ethical conduct prevails in the workplace. They act to prevent misconduct and improper behavior, they raise integrity concerns and they do not support destabilizing attitudes and behaviors. Staff know what the organisation expects of them, and carry out their duties in accordance with these expectations. Processes for identifying and managing risks in the work place are effective and specific attention is paid to issues...

Integrity is defined as the quality of being honest and having strong principles. People with integrity understand that actions have consequences and that doing something “unethical” results in loss for the organisation. Serious care needs to be taken in ensuring that services provided are delivered in a way that reflects quality – at every level of the company. Below are the common side effects of hiring unethical employees: Abusing company property Failing to arrive at work on time Ignoring safety precautions Lying...

Building workplace integrity involves developing and maintaining a professional and respectful workplace. It involves ethical leadership, active management and supervision, the right people, effective processes and confident professional reporting. In essence, building workplace integrity is about creating a workplace that fosters the development of high professional standards, and demonstrates the values of the organisation. An ethical and professional workplace is the best safeguard against risks to integrity, including improper conduct, misconduct and corruption. Managers and staff are responsible for...