Put It In Writing: Your Business Has Ethics
Many small-business owners think a written code of ethics is an unnecessary, cosmetic step. Not only does a code of ethics put your business in a positive, proactive light, they say, but it just makes sense to specifically identify to customers and employees what behavior is appropriate and what's not. Imagine a football game without rules. An organization's the same people need to know the boundaries of what's ethical and what's not. A written code of ethics a tangible overview of those elements that you consider important in operating a business of integrity and principles can be a definite plus for your business in these times.