Top 10 Breaches of Ethics and Etiquette

Top 10 Breaches of Ethics and Etiquette

Eighty-four percent of upper and mid-level management at 40 professional services firms say that their staff is inconsiderate and rude in the workplace. In addition, the same respondents cited by 65 percent that they felt a majority of their staff lacked a moral compass.
Respondents cited their company’s “political correctness,” their own inability to have confrontation, and constraints instituted by their human resources department as stumbling blocks. Among the items most mentioned by managers were:

1) untimely and inappropriate use of cellphones
2) wearing inappropriate clothing to work
3) complete lack of courtesy
4) use of street talk and signs in professional meetings
5) the inability of younger staff to write a letter/email
6) the lack of personal responsibility
7) failure to say “please” and “thank you”
8) lying to phone caller
9) hanging up on phone calls when they are confronted and were uncomfortable
10) cheating on time billed to clients and stealing time by arriving late and leaving early

—Complete research results:

https://investigation.com/2015/1/8/survey-shows-workplace-etiquette-and-ethics-lacking-in-workplace/.

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