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The eighth National Business Ethics Survey (NBES) reveals that workplace misconduct is at an historic low, having steadily and significantly declined since 2007.
The report shows that 41 percent of over 6,400 workers surveyed said they have observed misconduct on the job, down from 55 percent in 2007. In addition, the report found that fewer employees felt pressure to compromise their standards, down to nine percent from 13 percent in 2011. Download report.
NBES of the Construction Industry
Gauging Industry Practices & Identifying Ethics Challenges
U.S. Construction Industry employees are more at risk for facing workplace ethics issues, but they are also more willing to blow the whistle on misconduct than employees in other industries. Download report.
This study investigates how social networking is affecting the way work gets done, reshaping relationships among workers at all levels of an organization, and altering attitudes about the type of conduct that is acceptable in the workplace. Download report.
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Blowing The Whistle On Workplace Misconduct
The whistleblower provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act raise a host of new questions for business leaders. Download the FREE report.
From the President's Blog...
Ethics Decline During Mergers, Acquisitions and Organizational Restructuring. When Companies Undergo Change, on Average, 21.5 Percent More Employees See Misconduct. Employees in companies that are under stress from mergers, acquisitions or restructuring are more likely to see misconduct in their organization.
Next ERC Fellows Meeting: January 13 - 15, 2015
The Fellows Program brings together senior ethics professionals from the worlds of business, government, nonprofits and academia to share insights and advance the cause of ethical leadership.
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