Organizational Ethics Week 6

Essay by spadekingUniversity, Bachelor'sA-, September 2014

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Personal and Organizational Ethics

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The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) states that, "The shift of medical records from paper to electronic formats has increased the potential for individuals to access, use, and disclose sensitive personal health data." (Aulisio & Arnold, 2003) Although an employee has the rights to see the information that they are working on, the family members of those employees do not. This being the case, it is unethical for the family members to look at this information and the employee must make sure they do not leave it easily accessible.


In my experiences as an employee, whether it is as a nurse or working as a furniture delivery person, deception has been at times a part of people that is not a nice thing to see while working.

When I was working as a warehouse manager for a furniture store, the manager of one of the stores wanted to know if another manager would like to go in together and buy a container of furniture. If you buy a whole container of furniture you can get it a lot cheaper than if you buy it by the piece or by the set. The manager told the other that the tables and chairs were nice tables and chairs and that it would be a good deal for the both of them. The second manager did not know that the furniture was very cheap and would not hold up to much. The deception that was running deep in the veins of the first manager was not apparent until the furniture arrived at the warehouse and started being unpackaged. Some pieces...