Building a Stronger Culture of Trust Through Business Ethics

Kashman, Scott
May 2005
Leading Edge;Summer2005, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p5
The article offers information on a study designed to gain insight into how health care executives resolve ethical issues in their organizations. The study found that most health care executives do not use ethics committees. It suggests that a lack of decision making processes or systems for health care leaders within the same organization can lead to arbitrary and inconsistent resolutions. Respondents view ethics committees as venues for resolving clinical issues versus business or corporate ethical issues. Participants were mixed with regard to the influence that religion has on their decision making.


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