Preventing Conflicts of Interest – Ethical Conduct
The success of your organization relies on your employees. This makes it essential for employees to act ethically, by fulfilling their roles and responsibilities with the highest standards of conduct. However, acting ethically and avoiding conflicts of interest isn’t always as cut and dry as it would seem.
Using relatable workplace scenarios from the healthcare sector, this course describes what “ethical behavior” means. It explains how to differentiate between right and wrong behavior when an employee encounters a potential conflict of interest situation.
- Differentiate between private interests and the best interest of the organization
- Separate the role of a private citizen from responsibilities as an employee
- Avoid communicating on behalf of the organization
- Demonstrate professional standards of courtesy, dignity, trust, and respect
- Avoid exercising undue influence, taking financial advantage or entering inappropriate workplace relationships