How to Use Social Media for Corporate Ethics
In a 2011 national survey, the Ethics Resource Center found that employees who engaged in social networking had a higher tolerance for questionable activities. For example, 50 percent of those who were avid social networkers felt that it was acceptable to hold onto documents such as annual reports and company memos from their current company, in case they needed them in a job with a new company. When educating employees about nondisclosure and the ethics of taking information from one company to the next, companies should also cover the topic of social media and the ethics of spreading information both online and offline.
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