Infographic on Ethics in the Workplace: NBES Delivers Good News

Decline in reported misconduct is encouraging

Posted by Dawn Lomer in Corruption, Ethics, Ethics & Compliance, Fraud, Hotlines, Whistleblower on February 25th, 2014

For the third year in a row, the outlook for workplace ethics is improving, and the National Business Ethics Survey, conducted by the Ethics Resource Center, has the numbers to show it. But don’t get too excited. As usual, there’s some bad news along with the good.

Take a look at some of the Ethics Resource Center's findings in the following infographic:
While employees reported observing less misconduct in the workplace than in previous years, they also reported that a large percentage of the misconduct they did observe was perpetrated by managers. This is terrible news for the future of ethics in the workplace. The very people who are supposed to be setting an example of ethical conduct are not behaving too well, it seems.

Take a look at some of the Ethics Resource Center’s findings in the following infographic.


workplace ethics infographic


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Dawn Lomer
Dawn Lomer

Managing Editor

Dawn Lomer is the managing editor at i-Sight Software and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She writes about topics related to workplace investigations, ethics and compliance, data security and e-discovery, and hosts i-Sight webinars.