Essay On Code Of Business Ethics

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Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Introduction
The TSYS Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the "Code") covers a wide range of business practices and procedures within a corporation .While it does not cover every issue that may arise, this Code outlines basic principles to guide all employees and officers of the Company and its majority-owned subsidiaries ("team members"). In addition, all members of the Company's Board of Directors and members of the boards of directors of the Company's majority-owned subsidiaries, in regard to their Company duties, are responsible for conducting themselves in connection with the applicable provisions of this code. Apart from governmental rules and regulations, religious beliefs and practices are among the key determinants of moral conduct and ethics which are exhibited by any given society. Therefore, the level of moral and ethical influence in a given society directly correlates to the religious doctrines which dominate in that society. One must be careful not to offend or disrespect the other party, in business, how people judge your code of conduct is critical to sustainable success because it is the basis of honesty, loyalty and respect for others. That are the primary reason people do business with your company and those essential assets can be destroyed by actions which either are, or are perceived to be unethical. Thus, successful employees must be concerned with their honesty, respect for others, and loyalty, if they ever want to have a good reputation. Honesty. In business is to be honest in all communications and actions. Ethical employees and staff are, above all, worthy of trust and honesty being that they are the cornerstone of the corporation. They are not only truthful, they are candid and forthright. Ethical employees do not deliberately mislead or deceive others by misrepresentations, overstatements, partial truths, selective omissions, or any other means and when trust requires it they supply relevant information and correct misapprehensions of fact. Loyalty within the framework of other ethical principles. Ethical employees justify trust by being loyal to their organization and the people they work with. Ethical employees place a high value on protecting and advancing the lawful and legitimate interests of their companies and their colleagues. They do not, however, put their loyalty above other ethical principles or use loyalty to others as an excuse for unprincipled conduct. Ethical employees demonstrate loyalty by safeguarding their ability to make independent corporate judgments. They avoid conflicts of interest and they do not use or disclose information learned in confidence for personal advantage. If they decide to accept other employment, ethical employees provide reasonable notice, respect the proprietary information of their former employer, and refuse to engage in any activities that take undue advantage of their previous positions Respect for others, is important, Treat everyone with Respect. Ethical employees demonstrate respect for the human dignity, autonomy, privacy, rights, and interests of all those who have a stake in their decisions; they are courteous and treat all people with equal respect and dignity regardless of sex, race or national origin. Ethical employees adhere to the Golden Rule, striving to treat others the way they would like to be treated. Some of us firmly believe that honesty is the best policy. It will have to be an extreme situation that involves serious injury, damage or other loss that will convince some people that not being truthful is best. People have come to realize that the truth can often be very painful, can cause anger, distrust and hatred, but if they feel that they have been truthful in given someone all of the information, they will possibly hold them in a higher regard. “Sounds like Kohlberg’s level 2 stage 3 Interpersonal concordance), but in most cases, in order for