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Ethical Dilemmas

According to the Ethics Resource Center: 45% of employees say they witness ethical misconduct at work in 2011. Out of those employees, 65% reported the misconduct to management.  34% of employees said their managers behaved unethically.

Employees witness the following behaviors at work:

  • Misuse of company time 33%
  • Discrimination 15%
  • Health/safety violations 13%
  • Lying to outside shareholders 12%
  • Stealing 12%
  • Falsifying timecards 11%
  • Sexual harassment 11%
  • Accepting or offering kickbacks/bribes 5%

Talk about employment risks—here they are. The worst being robbing companies of an honest day’s work! To read more information about the survey go to