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One-third of U.S. workers witness unethical behavior

One-third of U.S. workers witness unethical behavior

by Rick Turoczy on October 20, 2005

Under Sarbanes-Oxley rules, publicly traded companies must provide a means for workers to report behavior, Rhind said, “but you really have to persuade the employee that this hotline … is, in fact, confidential. You have to build the employees’ confidence before they’re going to be willing to report the unethical behavior.”

The finding that one-third of workers witness unethical behavior may not be so surprising, given that many executives say they’re pushed to produce good numbers, not to act ethically, according to a separate survey.

Asked what is the single most valued quality at their organization, 26% of executives said an “ability to bring in the numbers,” while just 6% said “integrity or ethics,” according to a survey of about 4,500 executives worldwide by Development Dimensions International, a global human-resources consulting firm.

One-third of U.S. workers witness unethical behavior

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