Reading Notes Chapter 2 COMM 4363
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Ethics: What are Ethics?
*Aristotle: We are what we habitually do
*Ethics of Communicating
1.Ethics inherent to communicating, usually involving truthfulness and transparency
2.Ethics of running any kind of organization.
3.Ethics of representation.
4.Helping clients and employers behave ethically.
*Ethics of Running an Organization
•Conflicts of Interest
•Ethics of Routine Business Relationships
•Ethics of Representation
Helping Companies Behave Ethically
–Helping the company navigate day-to-day communication decisions in an ethical way
–Paired with company’s program of corporate social responsibility
–Paired with the company’s own code of ethics