Organizations' Control of Business Ethics Abstract This paper will address current issues that organizations face when trying to control business ethics. Over time, business ethics and the U.S. government outlook on controlling unethical and illegal behavior have varied. Although business ethics has been discussed for several decades, it has only come to the forefront in the past several years. This has been especially true over the past decade, with the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) to help protect employees and investors. Chapter 1 Over the past decade, Enron, WorldCom, and Arthur Anderson have been household names when discussing business ethics. Each of these companies, in its own specific way, made use of gray...The end:
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