A lack of organisational commitment to ethics, and plenty of unethical behaviour from the boardroom to the shop floor, pervade UK and Irish business, finds new ACCA survey.
More than half of workers feel their workplace fails to be committed to ethical behaviour, according to a survey by accounting association ACCA.
The survey of 1,100 workers in the UK and Ireland found that 46% see their organisation as committed to instilling its ethical agenda, with 16% “somewhat committed” and 37% “fully committed”.
When asked whether they would act having seen unethical behaviour, 55% said they would ignore it. The same percentage believe people in a position of power act more unethically than others.
ACCA global president Brian McEnery said: “Global Ethics Day is when organisations around the world com
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