KOLEJ UNIVERSITY TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN
SCHOOL OF BUSINESS STUDIES
ACADEMIC YEAR 2013/2014
DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS STUDIES (E-COMMERCE AND MARKETING)
ABDM 3823 ETHICS FOR BUSINESS
PROJECT TITLE: Wal-Mart Company
TUTORIAL GROUP: DEM 1
NAME OF LECTURER/TUTOR: MS. CHOONG HOOI SIAN
SUBMISSION DATE: 18th NOVEMBER 2013
Students’ ID No.
PUI KAR LYNN
TAI KAR CHIN
CHEN KAH WEI
FONG LAI YEE
SOH SIEW FERN
Table of Contents
Common business ethics issues affecting organizations today.
Professions ethical issues of the organization.
The ways the organization addresses these issues and ensures its employees always behave ethically; including the organization’s corporate social responsibility activities.
Three unethical issues that arise in the organization and the methods used to overcome these issues.
1. Common business ethics issues affecting organizations today.
Business ethics issues, conflicts and successes revolve around relationships. Building effective relationships is considered one of the more important areas of business today. In a business context, customers, investors and shareholders, employees, suppliers, government agencies, communities and many others who have a “stake” or claim in some aspect of a company’s products, operations markets, industry, and outcomes are known as stakeholders. These groups are influenced by business, but they also have ability to influence businesses.
Lawsuit was primarily concerned with the treatment of employees. Employees and investors can suffer dire consequences as a result of unethical corporate practices. The company’s image will be damaged if poor treatment of employees.
Advancements in technology and the growth of the Internet in the early 21st century have produced a slew...